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People Suffering Heart Attacks Near Major Marathons Face Grimmer Survival Odds


At a glance: People who suffer heart attacks and cardiac arrests in the vicinity of major marathons are more likely to die within a month. The bleaker survival odds are linked to delays in transportation to nearby hospitals. The delays are...
10-Apr-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Knowledge as an “Antidote to the Opioid Crisis

HMS launches free online course to educate clinicians, the public
12-Apr-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Location Matters


At a glance: • Patients with common conditions such as back pain, headache and upper respiratory infections are more likely to get tests and services that are unnecessary or of little diagnostic and therapeutic benefit—so-called low-value...
10-Apr-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Harvard Medical School Announces 2017 Media Fellows


Harvard Medical School to host top journalists for educational fellowships
5-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Harvard Medical School Unveils First Online Certificate Program for Aspiring Clinicians, General Public

HMX Fundamentals offers four rigorous courses in foundational subjects, including physiology, immunology, biochemistry and genetics. The program is suited for future clinicians and scientifically curious adults seeking in-depth medical...
29-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Harvard Medical School Scientists Pinpoint Critical Step in DNA Repair, Cellular Aging

The body’s ability to repair DNA damage declines with age, which causes gradual cell demise, overall bodily degeneration and greater susceptibility to cancer.
21-Mar-2017 5:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

More Money, Same Results

At a glance: Hospitalized patients treated by higher-spending physicians do not have better outcomes than patients treated by lower-spending physicians. Health care spending varies more across individual physicians than across hospitals. ...
13-Mar-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mobilizing Health Care


Local study suggests urban mobile clinics may help boost patient participation, engagement in care
1-Mar-2017 9:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

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