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

Will Massachusetts Ban Flavored Tobacco?

WBUR – November 18, 2019

BMC's director of the Tobacco Treatment Center, Dr. Hasmeena Kathuria, joined State Senator John Keenan in a discussion surrounding the health risks of flavored nicotine products, and why they are specifically risky for young people.

Mental Health Studies Lump Transgender Teens Under One Umbrella - and Miss Clues to Help Them in the Process

STAT News – November 7, 2019

Dr. Mandy Coles, a pediatrician at the Child and Adolescent Transgender Center for Health weighed in on disparities that exist surrounding mental health for transgender teens. She advocated for physicians to be asking more questions around gender identity to provide more specialized care to those that need it.

Elusive Zzzzzzz's: Setting Back Clock Won't Erase Sleep Deficit Nagging Older Adults

Boston Globe – October 31, 2019

Director of BMC's Sleep Clinic, Dr. Sanford Auerbach treats sleep disorders and assists older people with changing their lifestyle as a way to improve sleep quality.

Putting a Roof Over Patients' Heads

AAMC News – October 22, 2019

Dr. Thea James, vice president of mission and Dr. Megan Sandel, a pediatrician at BMC share their work with homelessness and housing instability as a broader view of medicine, and the importance of educating health care providers to screen for these barriers to health.

Doctors May Not Be Doing Enough To Help Young Smokers, New Research Finds

WGBH – September 26, 2019

Dr. Scott Hadland, a pediatrician and addiction expert at BMC discussed his recent research on the need for physicians to do more to address nicotine addiction in youth, as it relates to the vaping public health crisis.

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