Wine Spectator Jonathan Howland, School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center Many of us like to believe we’re well past our days of waking up feeling a bit wooly, but the fact is, hangovers can happen to the best of us—and to add injury to insult, they get worse with age… Expert quote: ““Nobody knows what […]
Fosters Daily Democrats Alex Walley, School of Medicine “The trouble started for Lisa when she took a blood pressure pill and one to control seizures, along with methadone, a drug used to help wean patients off heroin…” Expert quote: “One way to think about this would be that an overdose is like a concussion, where […]
Caribbean Life Thomas Perls, School of Medicine “The world’s oldest human is Jamaican Violet Brown, who was born on March 10, 1900…” Expert quote: “They aren’t born with just one ‘aging well’ gene, but many of them — ‘it’s like winning the lottery’.” View full article.
Washington Post Kristyn Brandi, School of Medicine For many women this college graduation season, the primary reason to see a doctor soon after graduation may be to get birth control… Expert quote: “The hormones released by IUDs stay locally in the uterus, says Kristyn Brandi, an OB/GYN at Boston University.” View full article
Boston Globe co-written by Karen Antman, School of Medicine “OVER THE LAST century, humankind has experienced a veritable revolution in biomedical discovery, which in turn has transformed human health….” View full article.
Boston Globe Richard Saitz, School of Medicine “Cassandra Schutt pleaded for justice for her father, killed by a driver whose blood-alcohol level was 0.25, more than three times the legal limit…” Expert quote: “For some reason, probably because drinking is so ingrained and normal in our culture, society takes its harms less seriously,” he said. […]
NPR Alex Walley, School of Medicine “The trouble started for Lisa when she took a blood pressure pill and one to control seizures, along with methadone, a drug used to help wean patients off heroin…” Expert quote: “One way to think about this would be that an overdose is like a concussion, where you have […]
Scientific American Gerald Keusch, School of Medicine “When the largest Ebola outbreak in history exploded across West Africa in 2014, public health authorities raced to test experimental vaccines and drugs they hoped would quell the massive epidemic…” Expert quote: “There will be one. The more we can start now, the better we’ll be.” View full […]
New York Times Michael Holick, School of Medicine There was no reason for the patients to receive vitamin D tests… Expert quote: “One is Dr. Michael F. Holick, a professor of medicine, physiology and biophysics at Boston University School of Medicine and a leading proponent of the idea that just about everyone needs a vitamin […]
CBS News John Renner, School of Medicine You’re heading into surgery soon and your doctor has told you that you’re going to need prescription painkillers… Expert quote: “It’s more important than ever that you have a frank discussion with your doctor ahead of surgery about what he or she is giving you for pain control […]