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Boston, MA USA

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Casting a wider net to catch more cases of pulmonary hypertension

Using information from a national database, investigators took an evidence-based approach to defining the lower limit of pulmonary vascular resistance
28-Jul-2020 5:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

After universal masking, health care worker COVID-19 rates drop at Mass General Brigham

In March of 2020, Mass General Brigham implemented a new policy: everyone working at the hospitals would be required to wear a surgical mask.
15-Jul-2020 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study finds surge in hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine prescriptions during COVID-19

A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital examines changes in prescription patterns in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic.
29-May-2020 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Patients frequently refuse insulin therapy, delaying blood sugar control

Patients with type 2 diabetes who have high levels of blood sugar are at greater risk of serious complications such as chronic kidney disease, heart disease and blindness.
20-Feb-2020 1:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Gay and bisexual men have higher rate of skin cancer

In the largest study of skin cancer rates among gay, lesbian or bisexual individuals, investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital report important differences in skin cancer prevalence among sexual minorities.
12-Feb-2020 12:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

'Molecular missing link' may explain allergic reactions to personal care products

Boston, MA -- Chemical compounds found in skin creams and other personal care products can cause an allergic reaction in the skin, a common condition known as allergic contact dermatitis (ACD).
3-Jan-2020 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Hear this: Healthful diet tied to lower risk of hearing loss

Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital have found that eating a healthy diet may reduce the risk of acquired hearing loss.
20-Nov-2019 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

More patients with cardiovascular disease now die at home than in the hospital

Despite their wishes, many patients die in hospitals or other facilities. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death both globally and in the U.S., yet little is known about where patients with CVD die.
11-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Haley Bridger
Senior Science Communication Specialist

617 525-6383

Haley Bridger
Senior Science Communication Specialist
science medicine

(617) 525-6383

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Media Relations Associate, Office of Strategic Communications


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Senior Vice President, Chief Commmunication Officer


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Senior Media Relations Specialist


Dinah Vaprin
Director of Communication & Public Affairs
academic medicine


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