Recent Media Coverage
Boston Medical Center news, features, and physicians in local and national media.
'We Can't Afford to Not Take Action': Leaders Discuss Economic Impact of Opioid Crisis
NBC 10 Boston - Nov. 16, 2018
Executive Director of the Grayken Center for Addiction Michael Botticelli spoke with NBC 10 about the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation's report on the opioid epidemic, which found billions of dollars in lost productivity and increased costs to local government.
Researchers from BMC's Children’s HealthWatch, led by Allison Bovell-Ammon, found that participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program by immigrant families who have been in the United States for fewer than five years and who are eligible dropped by nearly 10 percent in the first half of 2018.
"It's a cruel irony that better roads and improved connectivity of people also make it easier for the disease to travel, particularly when the public health systems are still lagging behind,“ said Nahid Bhadelia, MD, an infectious disease physician at BMC.
#ThisIsMyLane: Boston Medical Community Condemns NRA's Remarks About Doctors and Gun Violence
NBC 10 Boston - Nov. 12, 2018
BMC Trauma surgeon Dr. Tracey Dechert joined doctors across the country to respond to remarks from the National Rifle Association. She talked with NBC Boston about why doctors need to be part of the conversation around gun violence.
"We've seen that risk-based screening tends not to be enough. We saw it with HIV and we've seen it with hepatitis C in certain populations," said Rachel Epstein, MD, an infectious disease fellow at BMC.
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Recent Press Releases
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