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Recent Media Coverage

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

To Curb Illegal Immigration, DHS Separating Families At The Border
NPR - Feb. 27, 2018

"Separations from their parents, especially in moments of extreme distress and displacement, has very negative impact on child well being, mental health, and development," said Dr. Lisa Fortuna, director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at BMC.

The Unstudied Effects Of Hormone Replacement Therapy: What Do Transgender Patients Need To Know?
NewNowNext - Feb. 23, 2018

Joshua Safer, medical director of BMC's Center for Transgender Surgery and Medicine, asserts that the risks of undergoing hormone replacement therapy for an otherwise healthy transgender adult are minimal.

Addiction in America: On the Front Lines
The Washington Post Live - Feb. 22, 2018

Michael Botticelli, executive director of the Grayken Center for Addiction, joined Massachusetts officials, medical experts, and advocates in the Washington Post's 'Addiction in America Series,' which examined the effects of addiction on communities across the state.

Boston Medical Center's Secret to Retaining Support Staff: Recognizing the Work They Do
FierceHealthcare - Feb. 22, 2018

Support initiatives can become "infectious," and hospitals that make it clear they appreciate the work of support and frontline staff can leverage that to improve recruitment and retention. Dave Maffeo, senior director of support services at BMC, shares his insight on how to recognize this invaluable group of workers.

OD Deaths Down, Thanks to Narcan
Boston Herald - Feb. 15, 2018

As Marc Larochelle, MD, MPH, of BMC's Grayken Center for Addiction describes in the Boston Herald, dispersion and use of naloxone and a decrease in the number of opioid prescriptions in the state helped saved lives in 2017 by reducing fatal overdoses.

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Recent Press Releases

Official press releases issued by Boston Medical Center.

Expanding Hepatitis C Testing to All Adults Is Cost-Effective and Improves Outcomes
Feb. 16, 2018

A New Strategy to Address the Opioid Epidemic: Collaborations between Public Safety and Public Health Agencies
Feb. 14, 2018

Stigma, Social Media, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Potential Misinformation Cycle
Jan. 24, 2017

Housing Instability Negatively Affects the Health of Children and Caregivers
Jan. 22, 2018

Lucy Marcil, MD, MPH, Selected as a TED Fellow
Jan. 9, 2018

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