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2018

BMC Selects 10 Communities to Strengthen Trauma-Informed Early Childhood Systems and Promote Child Wellbeing
Aug. 1, 2018

Emergency Departments Can Be an Effective Venue for Hepatitis C Virus Testing
July 23, 2018

BMC’s Nonpharmacologic Approach to Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Wins 2018 Gage Award
July 12, 2018

Boston Medical Center, John Hancock Celebrate $5M Raised Through Boston Marathon Non-Profit Program
July 10, 2018

Methadone Should Get a Home in Primary Care
July 5, 2018

Methadone and Buprenorphine Decrease Mortality After Nonfatal Overdose
June 18, 2018

Grayken Center for Addiction, Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Announce New Statewide Resources for Families in Crisis
June 6, 2018

Stronger Alcohol Policies Help Reduce Alcohol-Related Crash Deaths in U.S.
May 29, 2018

BMC to Test Childhood Anxiety Therapy Treatment with $13.5M Funding
May 22, 2018

Marketing to Physicians by Opioid Pharma Companies Leads to More Opioid Prescriptions
May 14, 2018

Non-Pharmacologic Approaches Improve Outcomes for Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
May 8, 2018

Boston Medical Center Leads Study on Peer Recovery Coaches for Opioid Use Disorder
April 27, 2018

Patients with Medicaid Have Limited Access to Physical Therapy in Massachusetts after ACL Surgery
April 5, 2018

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Review: Additional Research Needed to Develop Optimal Assessment, Treatment Standards
April 3, 2018

Expanding Hepatitis C Testing to All Adults Is Cost-Effective and Improves Outcomes
Feb. 16, 2018

A New Strategy to Address the Opioid Epidemic: Collaborations between Public Safety and Public Health Agencies
Feb. 14, 2018

Stigma, Social Media, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Potential Misinformation Cycle
Jan. 24, 2018

Housing Instability Negatively Affects the Health of Children and Caregivers
Jan. 22, 2018

Lucy Marcil, MD, MPH, Selected as a TED Fellow
Jan. 9, 2018

Surgeon-in-Chief Named Deputy Editor of JAMA Surgery
Jan. 2, 2018

2017

The Hero of Preconception Care
Dec. 18, 2017

Alcohol Taxes Low, Have Not Kept Up with Inflation
Dec. 13, 2017

Boston Medical Center to Invest $6.5 Million in Affordable Housing to Improve Community Health and Patient Outcomes, Reduce Medical Costs
Dec. 7, 2017

BMC Receives Grant to Reduce Breast Cancer Care Disparities
Dec. 7, 2017

109 BMC Physicians Recognized As Top Docs
Nov. 28, 2017

Matthew Kulke, MD, Joins Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine
Nov. 21, 2017

New Care Model Closes Significant Gap in Addiction Treatment
Nov. 8, 2017

BMC Launches Center to Improve, Advance Pediatric Care for Urban Families
Nov. 3, 2017

Helping Smokers Quit: Payments, Personalized Support Can Work
Oct. 30, 2017

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

Jennifer F. Tseng, MD, MPH, Appointed Chief/Chair of Surgery at Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine
July 20, 2017

Team-Based Model Reduces Prescription Opioid Use among Patients with Chronic Pain by 40 Percent, Study Finds
July 17, 2017

Black Light Helps Diagnose Common Skin Problem Found in Pregnant Women
July 17, 2017

Boston Medical Center Grows First Hospital-Based Rooftop Farm in Massachusetts
July 13, 2017

Paul Tornetta Appointed Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery
July 11, 2017

Hospital Discharge Program Improves Patient Experience Leaving the Hospital
July 6, 2017

David M. Greer Appointed Chair and Chief of Neurology
June 30, 2017

Medications Underutilized When Treating Young People with Opioid Use Disorder
June 19, 2017

Yoga and Physical Therapy Yield Similar Results in Treating Chronic Low Back Pain
June 19, 2017

Boston Medical Center, Head Start Partner to Prevent Maternal Depression
June 14, 2017

Boston Medical Center Health System to Shift MassHealth Patients to Accountable Care Organization Model
June 8, 2017

In Utero Tobacco Exposure Can Lead to Executive Function Issues in Adolescents
June 1, 2017

Two Dose HPV Vaccine Effective in Treating Genital Warts, Study Finds
May 16, 2017

Primary Care Hepatitis C Treatment Program Shows Promise for Success, Broader Implementation
May 9, 2017

Transgender Patients Not Electing as Much Gender Affirming Surgery as Many Believe, Study Finds
May 4, 2017

Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Rescue among Family Members of People who use Opioids
April 27, 2017   

ER Health Promotion Advocates Help Teens Struggling with Substance Use Get Treatment
April 26, 2017

Boston Medical Center Unveils $15 Million Cogeneration Plant to Increase Energy Efficiency and Resiliency
April 24, 2017

Boston Medical Center BMC Receives W.K. Kellogg Grant to Expand Implementation of Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative in Mississippi
April 21, 2017

BMC Addiction Expert Receives Award from American Association of Nurse Practitioners
March 31, 2017 

Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine’s Daniel P. Alford, MD, MPH, FACP, to Receive National Award from the American College of Physicians
March 29, 2017

Study: Pharmacies Should Proactively Offer Naloxone to All Patients Who Meet Evidence-Based Criteria
March 23, 2017

Boston Medical Center Appoints Michael Botticelli Executive Director of the new Grayken Center for Addiction Medicine
March 22, 2017

Primary Care as a First-Line Defense for Treating and Identifying Postpartum Depression
March 9, 2017

Record $25 Million Gift from Grayken Family Advances Boston Medical Center’s Leadership in Treating and Preventing Opioid Use Disorder
March 6, 2017

Study Shows Strong Alcohol Policies Protect Against Drunk Driving Deaths Among Young People
Feb. 14, 2017

Daylight Savings Time Impacts Miscarriage Rates among Select IVF Patients, Study Finds
Feb. 8, 2017

Scientists Aim to Create the World’s Largest Sickle Cell Disease Stem Cell Library
Jan. 19, 2017

2016

Former Patriots Player Jerod Mayo Joins Boston Medical Center Board of Trustees
Dec. 13, 2016

Through Grant & Telemedicine, Boston Medical Center Expanding Access to Epilepsy Care
Nov. 17, 2016

Center for Regenerative Medicine Receives Three Prestigious NIH Awards To Further Stem Cell Research
Nov. 14, 2016

Three Boston-Area Organizations Partner in Significant Purchase of Solar Power
Oct. 19, 2016

BMC Launches New Program with State and City to Provide Faster Access to Addiction Treatment Services
Oct. 17, 2016

Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center Receive NIH Funds for National Precision Medicine Research Program
Oct. 13, 2016

BMC, BU Schools of Medicine and Public Health awarded $12.3 million from NIAAA
Oct. 11, 2016

Boston Medical Center Collaborates with Walgreens to Help Adolescents Overcome Addiction
Sept. 30, 2016

Boston Medical Center Launches First Hospital-Based Baby Café in Boston
Sept. 20, 2016

Boston Medical Center Health System Names James Phalen as Board Chair; Matthew Botein, James Blue to Board of Trustees
July 14, 2016

BMC Receives Grant to Help Kids Start Kindergarten at Healthy Weight
July 7, 2016

Boston Medical Center Increases Access to Healthy Food with Opening of Expanded Preventive Food Pantry and Teaching Kitchen
June 28, 2016

Study: Mandatory Treatment Not Effective at Reducing Drug Use, Violates Human Rights
June 21, 2016

Safety-Net Hospitals Remain Vital Resource for Minority Patients Following Health Reform, Study Finds
June 17, 2016

Boston Medical Center Names Martha Samuelson as Board Chair; Barry Bock, Pierre Cremieux, Karen Kames to Board of Trustees
May 31, 2016

Boston Medical Center’s Adult, Pediatric Trauma Centers Re-Verified By American College of Surgeons
May 23, 2016

Excessive Drinkers, High Income Households Pay Majority of State Alcohol Tax Increases, Study Finds
May 19, 2016

Boston Medical Center First in the Northeast to Offer Male-to-Female Gender Affirmation Surgery to Transgender Patients
May 18, 2016

BMC Physician Receives 2016 ASAM Late-Breaking Abstract Award
April 27, 2016

Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine Appoint Minh Tam Truong, MBBS, BSc, Chief/Chair of Radiation Oncology
April 11, 2016

Jason Hall Named New Chief of Colon & Rectal Surgery at Boston Medical Center, Associate Professor of Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine
April 6, 2016

BMC Named ‘Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality’ Three Years in a Row
March 24, 2016

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Jeff Bauman and Actor Jake Gyllenhaal join Boston Medical Center’s Boston Marathon Team as Honorary Co-captains
March 21, 2016

Mismatched Expectations are the Most Common Reason for Patients Not Completing the HPV Vaccine Series, Study Finds
March 15, 2016

Boston Medical Center Names Bekenstein, Marks to Board of Trustees 
March 8, 2016

Innovative Collaboration Leads to Improved Discharge Outcomes for Children with Asthma
Feb. 24, 2016

Boston Center for Refugee Health & Human Rights Receives $1M Grant to Expand Services for Torture Survivors, Families
Feb. 12, 2016

Children with Special Health Care Needs and Their Families Have High Risk of Food Insecurity
Feb. 9, 2016

Researcher Warns US Could See Substantial Impact of Zika Virus 
Feb. 2, 2016

Boston Medical Center Receives $500,000 Grant to Launch Adolescent and Young Adult Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program
Feb. 1, 2016

Boston Medical Center Receives $2 Million Grant from National Institutes of Health to Study Impact of Ambulance Diversion on Low-Income Patient Populations
Jan. 28, 2016

Boston Medical Center Launches Tax Preparation Program for Families of Pediatric Patients
Jan. 26, 2016

BMC Names Eileen Costello, MD, Chief of Ambulatory Pediatrics
Jan. 25, 2016

Boston Medical Center Opens New Women and Infants Center Featuring Private NICU Rooms
Jan. 21, 2016

Children with Disabilities at Increased Risk for Maltreatment, Neglect
Jan. 5, 2016