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Recent Media Coverage

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

State Taps 18 Provider Groups for MassHealth Overhaul
The Boston Globe, June 8, 2017

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has approved a BMC Health System proposal that will help to transform health care for low income children and adults on MassHealth (Medicaid) and sustain the program for the future. 

Note to Adolescents: Drugs Don’t Make You Cool
The Bay State Banner, June 7, 2017

“Normal development during the teenage and young adult years involves learning impulse control, proper decision-making, coping skills and establishing interpersonal relationships. The fact that this development is not yet complete means youth are at risk for developing addiction, since these developmental processes all protect against risk-taking,” said Scott Hadland, MD, adolescent and addiction medicine specialist at BMC.

Journalists, Stop Using Words Like Addict and Drug Abuser, June 6, 2017

Michael Botticelli, executive director of BMC's Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine, helped lay the groundwork for the recent revisions of the Associated Press Stylebook, which linguistically shifting the blame of drug addiction away from the people afflicted.

Boston Hospitals Are Doing Their Part For the Environment
The Boston Globe, June 5, 2017

Boston Medical Center is proud to join Partners HealthCare in committing to a carbon-neutral future through green initiatives including solar power, campus redesign, co-generation, and much more.

WATCH: What Happens When Skin Gets Sunburned?
STAT, May 24, 2017

Debjani Sahni, MD, dermatology, speaks with STAT News' Megan Thielking about the dangers of sunburns, what can do to prevent them, and what SPF sunscreen is the most effective.

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Recent Press Releases

Official press releases issued by Boston Medical Center.

Medications Underutilized When Treating Young People with Opioid Use Disorder
June 19, 2017

Yoga and Physical Therapy Yield Similar Results in Treating Chronic Low Back Pain
June 19, 2017

Boston Medical Center, Head Start Partner to Prevent Maternal Depression
June 14, 2017

Boston Medical Center Health System to Shift MassHealth Patients to Accountable Care Organization Model
June 8, 2017

For more BMC press releases, please click to see our News Release Archive.