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Recent Media Coverage

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

Treatment for Substance Use Disorder
Bay State Banner, Oct. 20, 2017

When family members are emotionally healthy, they are in a better position to help their loved one suffering from substance use disorder, says BMC's Sarah Bagley, MD, director of the CATALYST clinic (pictured left), and Alicia Ventura, director of operations and special projects, Office Based Addiction Treatment.

US Rep. Richard Neal, Local Officials Discuss Strategies to Combat Opioid Epidemic at Shelburne Falls Forum
Mass Live, Oct. 19, 2017 

Michael Botticelli, executive director of the Grayken Center for Addiction at BMC, joined Richard Neal and Franklin County officials to discuss the opioid epidemic's impact on rural and suburban communities.

Devin McCourty Hosts Annual Fundraiser in Boston, Oct. 18, 2017

On October 16, New England Patriots star Devin McCourty hosted Tackle Sickle Cell Casino Night in support of Boston Medical Center and Next Step. The event raised more than $275,000 for BMC's Center of Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease and Next Step’s free year-round programming for teenagers and young adults living with SCD.

A Farm in the Sky
BU Today, Oct. 17, 2017

As the inaugural season of BMC's rooftop farm is winding down, BU Today toured the area and documented the hospital's process of getting fresh produce from the farm and across the street to patients. 

Party and Weight Loss Drugs Are Being Repurposed to Treat Cocaine Addiction
Tonic (, Oct. 17, 2017

Eric Devine, PhD, psychiatry, is testing whether the weight loss drug lorcaserin is effecive in treating cocaine use disorder. BMC is one of several sites in this clinical trial.

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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.