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 […]
Philly.com Daniel Alford, School of Medicine “Sarah Fuller’s doctor asked her to come in to discuss a new prescription for her chronic pain, but a drug company sales rep did most of the talking…” Expert quote: “I can’t imagine a reason to use transmucosal fentanyl for chronic pain management.” View full article.
The Nation Kristyn Brandi, School of Medicine “The nation’s women are closing up reproductive shop. Uteruses: blocked…” Expert quote: “Many have recently learned about IUDs through friends or social media.” View full article.
STAT News by Megan Sandel, School of Medicine and School of Public Health “As a physician, Dr. Ben Carson knew the right prescriptions to give to his neurosurgery patients…” View full article.
WBUR Alex Walley, School of Medicine “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 a […]
Reuters Bob Joseph, School of Medicine Adults who were born prematurely at a very low birth weight may be more likely to experience mental health problems like depression and anxiety, a recent study suggests… Expert quote: “Very preterm birth can disrupt normal development of the brain and other physiological systems that support emotional and behavioral […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, March 8, 2017 CONTACT: Gina DiGravio, 617-638-8480, email@example.com Diabetes Drug Shows Promise for Safely Treating, Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease First Time Tested in Humans (Boston)– As the number of patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) rapidly increases, new treatments as well as blood tests that are simple and can be easily performed in a […]
Elle Caroline Apovian, School of Medicine “When I first started losing weight,” Maressa Pyle says, “people would ask, ‘What are you doing?’ In some ways I almost felt like I was cheating—’I’m taking this pill that’s helping me do this thing that I couldn’t do on my own.’ … Expert quote: “We have a better understanding […]
Women’s Health Caroline Apovian, School of Medicine “Snacking is a national pastime, an industry unto itself, even a belief system.” Expert Quote: “Traveling an snacks go hand in hand, but go online to your airline’s website to scope out the restaurants and make a nutritious game plan, so you won’t grab the first thing you […]