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Recent Media Coverage

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

McCourty Cooks For A Cause At Boston Medical Center
The Boston Globe, Sept. 13, 2017

BMC had a very special sous-chef in the Demonstration Kitchen this week: two-time Super Bowl champion and New England Patriots safety, Devin McCourty! Devin came by to prepare a healthy snack for BMC's adult and pediatric patients with sickle cell disease.

Why Are Trans Youth Clinics Seeing an Uptick in Trans Boys?, Sept. 13, 2017

"One of the big things I push is that the evidence is for gender identity being biological - as scientists we should be thinking about it as, the biology is what it is, and so then what’s the treatment approach?” said Joshua Safer, MD, medical director of BMC's Center for Transgender Surgery and Medicine.

Trump Administration Cuts Funding for Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs. Here Are the Serious Consequences.
The Washington Post, Sept. 7, 2017

Carolyn Smith-Lin, MD, an obstetrics & gynecology resident at BMC, explores the reasons why more than $200 million in federal grants were cut to scores of organizations that work to decrease teen pregnancy rates — and what the serious consequences are.

6 Tips for Finding a Good Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center
U.S. News & World Report, Sept. 7, 2017

Michael Botticelli, executive director of the Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine at BMC, encourages anyone who is looking into treatment centers to check whether they considering offering medications, such as naltrexone and methadone, which have been useful in increasing retention in treatment.

Mass Maritime Ship, Local Nurses Head To Houston To Assist Harvey Victims
CBS Boston, Sept. 6, 2017

BMC nurses, including Jeanne Hanlon, RN, BSN, traveled to Webster, TX, with the Massachusetts Hospital Association to assist with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

For more BMC media coverage, please click to see our Media Coverage Archive.

Recent Press Releases

Official press releases issued by Boston Medical Center.

Strong Alcohol Policies Help Reduce Alcohol-Involved Homicides
Sept. 21, 2017

Rapid Hepatitis C Testing May Help Better Screen Young Adults
Sept. 21, 2017

One in 12 Doctors Accepts Payment from Pharmaceutical Companies Related to Opioids
Aug. 9, 2017

One Fall Too Many
Aug. 8, 2017

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