Study: More Sleep, Coffee May Be Better Than Painkillers For Treating Chronic PainGetting a good night’s rest or perking up with a cup of coffee may be a more effective way to treat chronic pain than turning to painkillers, a new study suggests.
Beloved Harvard Medical School Library Therapy Dog MissingAlong with putting up posters and handing out flyers, family and friends have been using social media to alert people about Cooper.
Study: On Average, Female Doctors Make $20,000 Less Than Men AnnuallyThere’s a sizable pay gap between men and women working in the medical field, according to a new study.
New England Governors Discuss Opioid Crisis At Harvard Medical School ForumAll six New England governors say fighting the social stigma associated with addiction is key to battling the opioid crisis raging across the region, claiming thousands of lives.
New Blood Test Could Quickly Reveal Complete Virus HistoryResearchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School have developed an assay called VirScan that can determine which viruses a patient has been exposed to, perhaps 10 years or more in the past.
Study: Too Much Or Too Little Sleep For Women Can Lead To Memory LossResearchers found that women who slept five or fewer hours or nine or more hours per day had worse memory.
Obama Naming Harvard Medical School Physician As Surgeon GeneralPresident Barack Obama is nominating a Harvard Medical School physician as the nation's next surgeon general.
Ex-Mass. Prep School Doc Denies Child Porn ChargesThe former medical director of an exclusive Massachusetts prep school has pleaded not guilty in federal court to child pornography charges.
One Last Thing: Family Van Helps Make Boston Neighborhoods HealthierMany take seeing a doctor or a health care professional for granted, but Harvard Medical School is working to change that.
Children's Hospital Doctor Facing Child Porn Charges Was Reprimanded By Prep School BossesThe head of a Massachusetts prep school says the former medical director was reprimanded for using a school computer to access adult pornography, one of the many reasons he was not rehired.
Harvard Researcher Offers Quick Autism DiagnosisA local researcher may have found a way to unlock the mysteries of autism in just minutes.
US Cites Harvard Medical Research Facility After 3rd Monkey DeathA dehydrated squirrel monkey died at a Harvard Medical School research facility in December, the third monkey to die at the New England Primate Research Center in 19 months.

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