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Recent Media Coverage

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

7 More Boston Schools Found To Have ‘Unacceptable’ Lead Levels In Drinking Water
WBZ-TV Channel 4, Aug. 16, 2016

"The level of risk from lead exposure from drinking water in schools is extremely low, and virtually nonexistent where water lines are routinely flushed,” said Dr. Sean Palfrey in a written statement to Boston Public Schools. Dr. Palfrey is the medical director of the Boston Lead Poisoning Prevention Program and a pediatrician at BMC.

Olympic Rules For Transgender Women Athletes Are In Flux
WBUR CommonHealth, Aug. 12, 2016

Dr. Joshua Safer, medical director of Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery at BMC, comments on the International Olympic Committee's transgender policies as those rules are set for another revision this fall.

Coming of Age
American Society of Hematology Clinical News, Aug. 10, 2016

Dr. Amy Sobota, MPH, a pediatric hematologist/oncologist at BMC, describes how difficult the transition from pediatric to adult care can be for  hematologic conditions, especially sickle cell disease.

Women of Influence: The Hospital Takes Care of Patients, Lisa Kelly-Croswell Takes Care of Employees — All 6,300 of Them
Boston Business Journal, Aug. 10, 2016

The Boston Business Journal recently profiled Boston Medical Center's Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Lisa Kelly-Croswell and highlighted how she has helped transform the hospital.

10 Commandments to Reduce Your Risk of Stroke
U.S. News & World Report, Aug. 10, 2016

"Once people learn about stroke and the causes of stroke, they often talk about how the wish they had had better control of their risk factors. A healthier lifestyle, or had less stress in their lives," said Hugo Aparicio, MD, a neurologist at BMC.

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Recent Press Releases

Official press releases issued by Boston Medical Center.

Boston Medical Center Health System Names James Phalen as Board Chair; Matthew Botein, James Blue to Board of Trustees
July 14, 2016

BMC Receives Grant to Help Kids Start Kindergarten at Healthy Weight
July 7, 2016

Boston Medical Center Increases Access to Healthy Food with Opening of Expanded Preventive Food Pantry and Demonstration Kitchen
June 28, 2016

Study: Mandatory Treatment Not Effective at Reducing Drug Use, Violates Human Rights
June 21, 2016

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