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Recent Media Coverage

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

You Draw It: Just How Bad Is the Drug Overdose Epidemic?
The New York Times, April 15, 2017

Speaking with The New York Times, Michael Botticelli (pictured left), the Executive Director of the Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine at BMC, and addiction expert Dr. Alexander Walley explain the factors driving overdose deaths and how physicians are working to curb the crisis.

One Good Fund-Raiser Gives Birth to Another
The Boston Globe, April 15, 2017

Brittany Loring (pictured left), who was treated at Boston Medical Center after the bombings, has worked to support other victims of trauma through her foundation, which has helped more than 30 patients since 2014 – many from BMC. The Boston Globe recently featured Brittany’s story, highlighting how her infectious generosity is helping many others get through incredibly difficult situations.

Boston Medical Center Provides Free Tax Services To Low-Income Families
WBZ-TV Channel 4, April 14, 2017

In 2016, BMC launched StreetCred, a first-of-its-kind program in the country that helps parents of pediatric patients prepare and file their taxes for free while they are at the hospital for an outpatient appointment. StreetCred partners with the Boston Tax Help Coalition to educate families about the benefits of the earned income tax credit.

North Attleboro Woman Takes on Boston Marathon to Honor Beloved Grandfather
The Sun Chronicle, April 14, 201

Valerie Stonis, 27, ran her first marathon on April 17, the Boston Marathon, for Team BMC and raised more than $6,000 for the hospital that cared for her grandfather.

A Library of Sickle Cell Patient Samples Aims to Spur Regenerative Medicine
STAT, April 12, 2017

BMC and Boston University School of Medicine researchers, led by George Murphy, PhD, co-founder of the Center for Regenerative Medicine, are working on a process that could one day help millions of people who need blood transfusions, like patients with sickle cell anemia.

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Recent Press Releases

Official press releases issued by Boston Medical Center.

Boston Medical Center BMC Receives W.K. Kellogg Grant to Expand Implementation of Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative in Mississippi
April 21, 2017

BMC Addiction Expert Receives Award from American Association of Nurse Practitioners
March 31, 2017 

Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine’s Daniel P. Alford, MD, MPH, FACP, to Receive National Award from the American College of Physicians
March 29, 2017

Study: Pharmacies Should Proactively Offer Naloxone to All Patients Who Meet Evidence-Based Criteria
March 23, 2017

Boston Medical Center Appoints Michael Botticelli Executive Director of the new Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine
March 22, 2017

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