Jenny is the associate director of media relations at Boston Medical Center and has more than 15 years of experience in healthcare communications and public relations.
November 25, 2020
Opioid overdose deaths in youth increasingly involve cocaine and other substances rather than opioids alone, research finds.
November 24, 2020
The efficacy of treatment versus the prevalence of the condition in Black patients adds evidence to the pile that more diversity is needed in clinical trials.
November 17, 2020
Despite efforts to combat the opioid epidemic over the past decades, the data shows that death rates have not significantly improved — calling for a paradigm shift in how care is delivered.
October 27, 2020
A neonatologist argues that social needs screening and referral, which has grown more popular in outpatient clinics, is necessary in the neonatal intensive care unit, as well.
July 14, 2020
“The programs are not leading to any meaningful improvements in patient safety and are contributing to inequity in our healthcare system," researchers say.
October 4, 2019
Research highlights opportunity to intervene with adolescents, a group who's particularly vulnerable to addiction and overdose.
August 13, 2019
New findings suggest that the understudied medication naltrexone may lead to better short-term outcomes for some pregnant women with OUD and their babies.
July 3, 2019
The increased use of unprescribed and prescribed opioids in the accelerating opioid crisis has not spared pregnant women, and infants exposed to opioids in utero are often the unintended target of