Recent Media Coverage
Boston Medical Center news, features, and physicians in local and national media.
As Massachusetts lawmakers have proposed a tax on sugary drinks such as soda, Dr. Caroline Apovian, director of BMC's Nutrition and Weight Management Center, shares her expertise on health effcts of soda with Boston Magazine.
Brian Jack, MD, is the principal investigator of Project RED (Re-Engineered Discharge), a group of researchers at Boston University and Boston Medical Center who study how to make sure fewer patients return to the hospital for follow-up care.
An Experiment Helps Heroin Users Test Their Street Drugs For Fentanyl
National Public Radio, May 16, 2017
Alexander Walley, MD, an addiction medicine specialist at BMC, spoke with NPR about strips used to test for the powerful and deadly opioid, fentanyl, and how the strips can be used as a precaution to warn people with substance use disorders about the risk of overdose.
“In terms of efforts to combat this opioid overdose epidemic,” Sarah Bagley, MD, says, “it’s important that we stay focused, that we have a plan, that we’re sticking to it, and that we rely on each other.” Dr. Bagley is the director of BMC's CATALYST clinic, which helps young adults and teenagers who are struggling with addiction, and she is currently training for the Columbia Threadneedle Investments Boston Triathlon in July.
Elisha Wachman, MD, recently reported on a quality improvement initiative at BMC's RESPECT perinatal program at the annual Pediatric Academic Societies meeting. The RESPECT program aimed to reduce pharmacologic treatment for newborns with neonatal abstinence syndrome
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