Recent Media Coverage
Boston Medical Center news, features, and physicians in local and national media.
“By just snuggling a baby, it can be a difference between a baby getting medication versus not,” said Dr. Elisha Wachman, referring to BMC's CALM Program. CALM which pairs volunteers with babies born exposed to opioids to cuddle them, which helps soothe withdrawal symptoms.
Dr. Traci Green discusses BMC's Faster Paths program, an opioid urgent care center to give patients with substance use disorders rapid access to a full continuum of treatment services, as well as insurance issues patients have faced since the center's opening.
AG Healey, Massachusetts Medical Society Announce Resources for Health Care Providers to Discuss Gun Safety with Patients
Mass.gov, Feb. 13, 2017
Earlier this week, BMC President and CEO Kate Walsh welcomed MA Attorney General Maura Healey, MA House Speaker Robert DeLeo, the Massachusetts Medical Society, the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association and the Massachusetts Major City Chiefs Association to announce new resources available to health care providers who wish to take a more active approach to engaging their patients in discussions about gun safety.
Dr. Scott Hadland, pediatrician at BMC, and other researchers found that states with a stronger collection of alcohol policies, including alcohol taxes, alcohol availability and hours of sales, and age of driver licensing, the likelihood of young people dying in an alcohol-related crash was significantly lower.
With the stunning comeback victory by the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI, BMC's Dr. Alan Farwell, chief of endocrinology, diabetes and nutrition, weighed in on how that euphoric feeling of watching your team win can result in physiological responses in our bodies.
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