Women’s Day quoting Caroline Apovian, School of Medicine “Many of us have experienced it firsthand: As the years go by, the pounds become more difficult to keep off…” Expert quote: “But a major reason for middle aged weight gain is the natural muscle loss we all experience.” View full article.
Boston Globe quoting Thomas Perls, School of Medicine “There is considerable excitement among family and friends about her upcoming 110th birthday on July 25, but Ulla Lund is taking the milestone in stride…” Expert quote: “It’s not a matter of the older you get, the sicker you get, but the older you get, the healthier […]
Popular Science quoting Marc LaRochelle, School of Medicine “It’s relatively new to America’s drug scene, but in the last few years, its victims have included everyone from musician Prince to a 10-year-old boy in Miami…” Expert quote: “We think most incidental exposures to fentanyl happen through inhaling it by respiratory means.” View full article.
Wine Spectator quoting Curtis Ellison, School of Medicine “With researchers producing a seemingly constant stream of studies about alcohol’s protective effects against dementia, heart disease and other serious health issues, it can be easy for wine lovers to believe their nightly glass of vino is doing good for more than just their taste buds…” Expert quote: “The investigators […]
Boston Globe quoting Timothy Naimi, School of Medicine “As Massachusetts lawmakers debate new taxes on marijuana of anywhere from 8 to 28 percent, public health advocates say there’s another drug that needs a tax hike: alcohol…” Expert quote: “Alcohol has caused a terrible burden for a very long time.” View full article.
The Growler quoting Jonathan Howland, School of Medicine “Jonathan Howland is in the business of giving people hangovers…” Expert quote: “We are promoting comfort and congeniality, and it turns out to be quite a pleasant experience.” View full article.
NPR interviewing Hershel Jick, School of Medicine “A one-paragraph letter, barely a hundred words long, unwittingly became a major contributor to today’s opioid crisis, researchers say…” Expert quote: ““This has recently been a matter of a lot of angst for me.” View full article.
Washington Post quoting Bindu Kalesan, School of Medicine “On Wednesday morning a gunman opened fire on a baseball field in Alexandria, where Republican congressmen were practicing for the upcoming Congressional Baseball Game…” Expert quote: “Background checks are making the biggest impacts…” View full article.
Boston Globe quoting Robin Cotton, School of Medicine “The trail had been cold for years when the FBI announced in 2010 that it had sent crime scene evidence from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to its lab for retesting, hoping advances in DNA analysis would identify the thieves who stole $500 million worth of masterpieces…” […]
Futurity News quoting Traci Green, School of Medicine “Fentanyl, a highly potent prescription opioid, has Rhode Island drug users on high alert…” Expert quote: “People are trying to help themselves and find their way, but the system isn’t exactly ready to go.” View full article.