Feb 23, 2021
Researchers Investigate What COVID-19 Does to the Heart; “Important Conversations” Are Needed to Explain the Nocebo Effect; Therapists Donate Their Time to Counsel Distressed Health Care Workers
Jan 26, 2021
Pandemic Spotlights In-home Colon Cancer Screening Tests; Does Vitamin D Deficiency Raise COVID-19 Risk?; COVID-19 Conspiracies and Beyond: How Physicians Can Deal With Patients’ Misinformation
Jan 20, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented new challenges to people experiencing homelessness because they can't easily practice mitigation measures such as frequent handwashing and social distancing. Jennifer Tan, MD, a Massachusetts General Hospital dermatologist who has been caring for Boston's homeless population for...
Dec 30, 2020
Communication science expert Brian Southwell, PhD, recently launched a training workshop at the Duke University School of Medicine to address a major clinical problem: What should physicians do when patients are misinformed about their health? It’s one of only a few such programs in the nation. Southwell, a scholar...
Dec 22, 2020
JAMA Network Articles of the Year 2020; Looking to Long-term Survivors for Improved Pancreatic Cancer Treatment; Musical Spine Surgeons Lift Spirits With Songs of Hope