Recent Media Coverage
Boston Medical Center news, features, and physicians in local and national media.
As Marc Larochelle, MD, MPH, of BMC's Grayken Center for Addiction describes in the Boston Herald, dispersion and use of naloxone and a decrease in the number of opioid prescriptions in the state helped saved lives in 2017 by reducing fatal overdoses.
How a Police Chief, a Governor and a Sociologist Would Spend $100 Billion to Solve the Opioid Crisis
The New York Times - Feb. 14, 2018
Michael Botticelli, executive director of BMC's Grayken Center for Addiction, shares the same opinion as many polled by The New York Times: more money for treatment and other programs would be the most effective way to help solve the opioid crisis.
Rhode Island Study Shows Benefit To Medication-Assisted Addiction Treatment In Jails
WBUR - Feb. 14, 2018
A new study showed a more than 60 percent reduction in opioid overdose deaths among those who were recently incarcerated after medication-assisted treatments were offered to them behind bars; the research was led by Traci Green, PhD, MSc, deputy director of BMC's injury prevention center and an emergency medicine physician.
"We think of food as medicine," said BMC President and CEO Kate Walsh in regards to the cost of hunger in Massachusetts. Children's HealthWatch at BMC and The Greater Boston Food Bank's new study found one in 10 people in the state are food insecure, costing the commonwealth $2.4 billion each year.
Brian McGeeney, MD, MPH, a neurologist at BMC, spoke with Tonic about cluster headaches, a painful series of headaches that strike out of nowhere, are always on one side of the head, and often occur at the same time of the day for weeks or even months.
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Recent Press Releases
Official press releases issued by Boston Medical Center.
Lucy Marcil, MD, MPH, Selected as a TED Fellow
Jan. 9, 2018
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