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Boston Medical Center news, features, and physicians in local and national media.

WATCH: Why Do Our Ears Pop?
STAT, July 13, 2016

Dr. Anand Devaiah, an otolaryngologist at BMC, recently spoke with Megan Thielking of STAT about why our ears pop. Their latest "Boddities" video explains the phenomenon and what you can do to help get them back to normal.

Behind The Baby-Friendly Hospital Practice That Not All Moms Love
The Huffington Post, July 13, 2016

Dr. Barbara Philipp, medical director of BMC's Well Baby Unit, comments on the practice of “rooming-in,” which keeps mothers and their babies together around the clock after birth.

Researchers Say Lung-Targeted Gene Therapy May Improve Treatments for Inherited Diseases
Lung Disease News, July 13, 2016

Researchers from the Center for Regenerative Medicine of Boston University and BMC, including Dr. Andrew Wilson (left) developed a new treatment approach using lung-targeted gene therapy, which may lead to improved treatments for patients with inherited diseases, including emphysema.

Should Your Child Try Neurofeedback for ADHD?
WebMD, July 12, 2016

"[During training], your child is forming new neuronal connections -- that is, new circuits in the brain," said Dr. Naomi Steiner, pediatrics, in regards to neurofeedback. Neurofeedback is a type of biofeedback that uses real-time displays of brain activity to teach self-regulation of brain function.

Health Care Reform Has No Impact on Role of Safety-Net Hospitals in Providing Care to Minority Patient Populations
Oncology Nurse Advisor, July 8, 2016

"We went into this study assuming that we'd see a migration of minority patients away from minority-serving hospitals post-reform, but we saw an increase in the proportion of minority patients at minority-serving hospitals," said Dr. Karen Lasser, lead author of a newly released study on health insurance reform in Massachusetts.

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Recent Press Releases

Official press releases issued by Boston Medical Center.

Boston Medical Center Health System Names James Phalen as Board Chair; Matthew Botein, James Blue to Board of Trustees
July 14, 2016

BMC Receives Grant to Help Kids Start Kindergarten at Healthy Weight
July 7, 2016

Boston Medical Center Increases Access to Healthy Food with Opening of Expanded Preventive Food Pantry and Demonstration Kitchen
June 28, 2016

Study: Mandatory Treatment Not Effective at Reducing Drug Use, Violates Human Rights
June 21, 2016

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