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The Seattle Times
What makes a grown man cry? ‘Self-aware men have no fear’research: “From infancy through age 4 or 5, boys are more emotive than girls. O
What makes a grown man cry? ‘Self-aware men have no fear’
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
research: “From infancy through age 4 or 5, boys are more emotive than girls. One study out of Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital in 1999 found that 6-month-old boys were more likely to show ‘facial expressions of anger, to... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Traveling With Baby: 6 Tips For Taking Your Baby On A Planemake sure they are well fed before they get on the plane or as soon as you get
Traveling With Baby: 6 Tips For Taking Your Baby On A Plane
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted yesterday
make sure they are well fed before they get on the plane or as soon as you get on. Claire McCarthy, M.D., a pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital says “If you feed or nurse a baby during takeoff and initial descent, it may help with the ear... Read more
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FOX News
Review finds best exercises to prevent women’s knee injuryto attain the maximal prophylactic effects,” said Dai Sugimoto of The Micheli C
Review finds best exercises to prevent women’s knee injury
FOX News / Posted yesterday
to attain the maximal prophylactic effects,” said Dai Sugimoto of The Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention and the Boston Children’s Hospital Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine department, in Massachusetts. The ACL is the key stabilizing... Read more
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Boston Globe
Postdocs make case for a boost in their pay scaleor spouses’ incomes to get by. “My entire take-home pay goes to child care,” s
Postdocs make case for a boost in their pay scale
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
or spouses’ incomes to get by. “My entire take-home pay goes to child care,” said Elizabeth Buttermore, a postdoc at Boston Children’s Hospital, who just had a baby boy. “I mooch off of my parents,” said Amy Tsurumi, a postdoc at... Read more
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Boston Globe
Funding, interest lag in sickle cell disease fightsickle cell disease. There is no moon shot for sickle cell. There are no “ice
Funding, interest lag in sickle cell disease fight
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
sickle cell disease. There is no moon shot for sickle cell. There are no “ice bucket challenges.” When fund-raisers at Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where Williams is president of the Cancer and Blood Disorders... Read more
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Boston Globe
All the weird things kids have swallowed, in one hospital’s collectionas long as kids have been doing all that, pediatricians have been collecting an
All the weird things kids have swallowed, in one hospital’s collection
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
as long as kids have been doing all that, pediatricians have been collecting anecdotes — and souvenirs. One collection at Boston Children’s Hospital includes scores of objects removed from patients going all the way back to 1918 — including a... Read more
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Boston Globe
Where self-doubt does not enter the picturefirst book of photography, “Solitary Soul,” just three years ago. One of her ph
Where self-doubt does not enter the picture
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
first book of photography, “Solitary Soul,” just three years ago. One of her photographs, “Tire Swing,” hangs on a wall at Boston Children’s Hospital. The Gallery at Somes Sound on Mount Desert Island in Maine is representing her work this summer... Read more
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MedCity News
AstraZeneca's asthma drug gets a boost from positive results in late stage clinical trialsinnovation at UnitedHealthcare said respiratory issues accounted for the majori
AstraZeneca's asthma drug gets a boost from positive results in late stage clinical trials
MedCity News / Posted 8 days ago
innovation at UnitedHealthcare said respiratory issues accounted for the majority of the interactions. — MobiHealthNews Boston Children’s Hospital has published a guide on Bring Your Own Devices in hospital settings. The goal is to help... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
New director hired in overhaul of UMass Medical NICUto replace doctors who refused to join the hospital’s staff. Dr. Lawrence M. R
New director hired in overhaul of UMass Medical NICU
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
to replace doctors who refused to join the hospital’s staff. Dr. Lawrence M. Rhein, who heads an infant lung program at Boston Children’s Hospital, and the physicians he is hiring will take over operation of the medical center’s neonatal... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Alan R. Cohen named Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns HopkinsS. Carson Sr., M.D., and Dr. Evelyn Spiro, R.N., Professorship in Pediatric Neu
Alan R. Cohen named Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 days ago
S. Carson Sr., M.D., and Dr. Evelyn Spiro, R.N., Professorship in Pediatric Neurosurgery. Cohen comes to Johns Hopkins from Boston Children’s Hospital, where he served as the neurosurgeon-in-chief and chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery, as... Read more
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The Herald News
Southcoast expands relationship with Boston Children's Hospitalexpands relationship with Boston Children's Hospital FALL RIVER — Southcoast H
Southcoast expands relationship with Boston Children's Hospital
The Herald News / Posted 10 days ago
expands relationship with Boston Children's Hospital FALL RIVER — Southcoast Health has expanded its affiliation with Boston Children’s Hospital to care for sick newborns in its Level II nurseries at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
New director hired in overhaul of UMass Medical NICUto replace doctors who refused to join the hospital’s staff.Dr. Lawrence M. Rhe
New director hired in overhaul of UMass Medical NICU
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
to replace doctors who refused to join the hospital’s staff.Dr. Lawrence M. Rhein, who heads an infant lung program at Boston Children’s Hospital, and the physicians he is hiring will take over operation of the medical center’s neonatal... Read more
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MedCity News
What does it take for startups to get the attention of life science companies?Partnerships Manager Carrie Northover; Pfizer’s Head of Corporate Digital Strat
What does it take for startups to get the attention of life science companies?
MedCity News / Posted 11 days ago
Partnerships Manager Carrie Northover; Pfizer’s Head of Corporate Digital Strategy Judy Sewards; Robin Heffernan, CEO of Boston Children’s Hospital spinoff Epidemico; and Otsuka Pharmaceutical U.S. Senior Director of Innovative Data Solutions... Read more
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The Wanderer
Miss Inspirational Focuses on Abilitiescommitment to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network, which actively su
Miss Inspirational Focuses on Abilities
The Wanderer / Posted 11 days ago
commitment to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network, which actively supports improved health care for children. Boston Children’s Hospital is one of hospitals that benefits from CMN fundraising. Eileen Costa, the local “Miss” pageant... Read more
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Daily Journal
Heads going under clippers for cancer benefitattention was caught by the facts that among the cancer treatment programs supp
Heads going under clippers for cancer benefit
Daily Journal / Posted 11 days ago
attention was caught by the facts that among the cancer treatment programs supported by One Mission are The Jimmy Fund and Boston Children’s Hospital. “The Jimmy Fund helped my sister, who was a single parent, pay for a lot of Mark’s treatments,”... Read more
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Boston Globe
Gluten-free diet may not be good for healthy kidsmeals — at school, at birthday parties — involve pizza or mac ’n cheese? A Fac
Gluten-free diet may not be good for healthy kids
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
meals — at school, at birthday parties — involve pizza or mac ’n cheese? A Facebook site for the Celiac Support Group at Boston Children’s Hospital gives a taste of the challenges parents face when raising a child with celiac. “Please tell me is... Read more
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MedCity News
EMR data helps Boston Children's predict flu cases in real timeResearchers from Boston Children’s Hospital are using cloud-based data from ele
EMR data helps Boston Children's predict flu cases in real time
MedCity News / Posted 12 days ago
Researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital are using cloud-based data from electronic medical records, in combination with data from other sources including Google, to pick up cases of influenza in real time, enhancing the Centers for Disease... Read more
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Boston Herald
Prouty Garden supporters vow to continue suitA group of families and hospital staffers are forging­ ahead with a lawsuit to
Prouty Garden supporters vow to continue suit
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
A group of families and hospital staffers are forging­ ahead with a lawsuit to save a cherished healing garden at Boston Children’s Hospital, despite­ a judge’s decision to deny their request for a preliminary injunction that would have halted a... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Teens with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have special treatment needssaid lead study author Dr. Eugenia Chan, a researcher at Harvard Medical School
Teens with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have special treatment needs
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
said lead study author Dr. Eugenia Chan, a researcher at Harvard Medical School and director of the ADHD program at Boston Children’s Hospital. A challenge unique to teens is that when they do need drugs, doctors don’t always prescribe a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Teens with ADHD have special treatment needssaid lead study author Dr. Eugenia Chan, a researcher at Harvard Medical School
Teens with ADHD have special treatment needs
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
said lead study author Dr. Eugenia Chan, a researcher at Harvard Medical School and director of the ADHD program at Boston Children’s Hospital. A challenge unique to teens is that when they do need drugs, doctors don’t always prescribe a... Read more
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Boston Herald
The TickerJudge gives Children’s go-ahead on expansion A Suffolk Superior Court judge ye
The Ticker
Boston Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Judge gives Children’s go-ahead on expansion A Suffolk Superior Court judge yesterday gave Boston Children’s Hospital the go-ahead to build a $1 billion, 445,000-square-foot expansion that would displace the existing Prouty Garden. The judge’s... Read more
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Boston Globe
Judge allows Children’s Hospital to move ahead with Prouty Garden projectA judge ruled Monday that Boston Children’s Hospital be allowed to move ahead w
Judge allows Children’s Hospital to move ahead with Prouty Garden project
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
A judge ruled Monday that Boston Children’s Hospital be allowed to move ahead with a controversial project to construct a new building over a healing garden beloved by patients, families, and hospital employees. A group known as Friends of Prouty... Read more
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Business Wire
PureTech Teams with Siddhartha Mukherjee to Launch Vor BioPharma to Advance Novel Targeting Platform to Expand Applicability of CAR T-Cell Immunotherapies in Immuno-OncologyMedical School and Harvard University. Dr. Rossi is an investigator in the Prog
PureTech Teams with Siddhartha Mukherjee to Launch Vor BioPharma to Advance Novel Targeting Platform to Expand Applicability of CAR T-Cell Immunotherapies in Immuno-Oncology
Business Wire / Posted 16 days ago
Medical School and Harvard University. Dr. Rossi is an investigator in the Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital, and is also a principal faculty member of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. TIME Magazine cited... Read more
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The Wanderer
Election Candidates Face Marion Voterson the BOH for 2.5 years starting in 2007. A pediatric doctor, Reynolds said he
Election Candidates Face Marion Voters
The Wanderer / Posted 18 days ago
on the BOH for 2.5 years starting in 2007. A pediatric doctor, Reynolds said he has finished with a leadership position at Boston Children’s Hospital and is ready to make the town’s health his focus once again, making sanitary living conditions and... Read more
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Business Wire
InVivo Therapeutics Reports 2016 First Quarter Financial Results and Business Updateby Robert Langer, Sc.D., Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an
InVivo Therapeutics Reports 2016 First Quarter Financial Results and Business Update
Business Wire / Posted 19 days ago
by Robert Langer, Sc.D., Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Joseph P. Vacanti, M.D., who then was at Boston Children’s Hospital and who now is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. In 2011, the company earned the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Passenger tells of fears aboard runaway Red Line traingive the riders a push toward JFK/UMass Station. Sweeney headed downtown, while
Passenger tells of fears aboard runaway Red Line train
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
give the riders a push toward JFK/UMass Station. Sweeney headed downtown, while Mohammed caught her shuttle to her work at Boston Children’s Hospital. Neither got to work on time, and Sweeney was “wicked late” — about an hour and 10... Read more
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iol.co.za
Miracles From Heavenbut never over the top. Refusing to sit on the months-long waiting list of Dr N
Miracles From Heaven
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
but never over the top. Refusing to sit on the months-long waiting list of Dr Nurko (Derbez), a leading specialist at Boston Children’s Hospital, Christy flies cross-country with Anna, where the kindness of strangers – and an experimental drug... Read more
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The Oklahoman
'Biggest Losers' show why we regain lost weightalways return to our highest weight, Dr. David Ludwig, director of the New Bala
'Biggest Losers' show why we regain lost weight
The Oklahoman / Posted 19 days ago
always return to our highest weight, Dr. David Ludwig, director of the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, told Kolata: "It means we need to explore other options," he said. Until science finds a way to... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
‘We killed people, man. Don’t tell my lawyer!’ Watch boy on anaesthetic think he’s a gangster“We killed people, man. Don’t tell my lawyer,” said Brandon, who was recently t
‘We killed people, man. Don’t tell my lawyer!’ Watch boy on anaesthetic think he’s a gangster
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 19 days ago
“We killed people, man. Don’t tell my lawyer,” said Brandon, who was recently treated for a broken arm at Boston Children’s Hospital. Video posted to YouTube shows his mother laughing along to Brandon’s stories about strippers and an imaginary trip... Read more
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The Wanderer
Miss Inspirational Programfor the public to attend the Miss Inspirational program is a $10 donation to th
Miss Inspirational Program
The Wanderer / Posted 19 days ago
for the public to attend the Miss Inspirational program is a $10 donation to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (Boston Children’s Hospital) to be collected at the door. For more information, email JillianZucco@gmail.com or visit her... Read more
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examiner.com
Air Traffic Controller continue to soar with new tour datesD.C., Atlanta, Ga., Manchester, N.H., and back to Boston for the band’s second
Air Traffic Controller continue to soar with new tour dates
examiner.com / Posted 20 days ago
D.C., Atlanta, Ga., Manchester, N.H., and back to Boston for the band’s second My Music RX acoustic show, this time at Boston Children’s Hospital, and a headlining gig in Shirley, Mass., at the Bull Run. Additional dates include Summer Festival... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
'Biggest Losers' show why we regain lost weightalways return to our highest weight, Dr. David Ludwig, director of the New Bala
'Biggest Losers' show why we regain lost weight
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
always return to our highest weight, Dr. David Ludwig, director of the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, told Kolata: "It means we need to explore other options," he said. Until science finds a way to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Pediatricians call on governor for review of shaken baby casespresident of the Massachusetts chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics an
Pediatricians call on governor for review of shaken baby cases
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
president of the Massachusetts chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and head of critical care anesthesiology at Boston Children’s Hospital, and Dr. Stephen Boos, chairman of the chapter’s abuse and neglect panel and a child abuse... Read more
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Princeton University Athletics
Women's Swimming/Diving Brings Talent, Versatility Into Class Of 2020Marty Mannion; father graduated in the Class of 1981 … has four siblings: Caley
Women's Swimming/Diving Brings Talent, Versatility Into Class Of 2020
Princeton University Athletics / Posted 21 days ago
Marty Mannion; father graduated in the Class of 1981 … has four siblings: Caley, Sean, Macey and Natalie … volunteers at Boston Children’s Hospital over the summer, as well as at a local elementary school … studies multiple languages … enjoys... Read more
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Boston Globe
Renowned pediatrician lends voice to effort to keep Prouty Garden at Boston Children’s HospitalI opened my Globe on Tuesday morning. His was the first signature on a petitio
Renowned pediatrician lends voice to effort to keep Prouty Garden at Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
I opened my Globe on Tuesday morning. His was the first signature on a petition, reproduced in a full-page ad, imploring Boston Children’s Hospital not to bulldoze its spectacular Prouty Garden, a 23,000-square-foot oasis of green, a verdant... Read more
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Boston Globe
The battle over Prouty Garden is not overTucked up and away from the medical-industrial complex along Longwood Avenue, a
The battle over Prouty Garden is not over
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
Tucked up and away from the medical-industrial complex along Longwood Avenue, a lovely oasis of green at Boston Children’s Hospital is decked out in holiday splendor this week. And yet, there is a pall over the place. It looks like this is the last... Read more
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Boston Globe
Battle over Prouty Garden moves to courtroomThomas Farragher/Globe Staff Prouty Garden at Boston Children’s Hospital has b
Battle over Prouty Garden moves to courtroom
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
Thomas Farragher/Globe Staff Prouty Garden at Boston Children’s Hospital has been fenced off. A polite war of words — well, a mostly polite war of words — broke out in Judge Kenneth W. Salinger’s 10th floor courtroom on Tuesday in Suffolk Superior... Read more
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Deseret News
'Biggest Losers' show why we regain lost weightalways return to our highest weight, Dr. David Ludwig, director of the New Bala
'Biggest Losers' show why we regain lost weight
Deseret News / Posted 22 days ago
always return to our highest weight, Dr. David Ludwig, director of the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, told Kolata: "It means we need to explore other options," he said. Until science finds a way to... Read more
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Psych Central
Newborns in Opioid Withdrawal Recover Faster with Parents Nearbybe a priority of providers caring for opioid-exposed newborns,” said said lead
Newborns in Opioid Withdrawal Recover Faster with Parents Nearby
Psych Central / Posted 22 days ago
be a priority of providers caring for opioid-exposed newborns,” said said lead author Mary Beth Howard, M.D., M.Sc., at the Boston Children’s Hospital/Boston Medical Center Combined Residency Program. NAS is becoming an increasingly common... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
New Malden couple fight for drug that could help terminally ill sonafter him is a 24-hour job but he is a very happy baby.” Doctor Basil Darras,
New Malden couple fight for drug that could help terminally ill son
Kingston Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
after him is a 24-hour job but he is a very happy baby.” Doctor Basil Darras, director of clinical neurology at the Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, told a drugs conference last year: “Children with SMA are bright and... Read more
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Boston Globe
After The Biggest Loser, their bodies fought to regain weightthem in greater detail. Dr. David Ludwig, the director of the New Balance Foun
After The Biggest Loser, their bodies fought to regain weight
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
them in greater detail. Dr. David Ludwig, the director of the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, who was not involved in the research, said the findings showed the need for new approaches to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Biggest Loser stars show you can't lose weight just counting caloriesbe devastating,' Dr. Rosenbaum said. Dr. David Ludwig, director of the New Bal
Biggest Loser stars show you can't lose weight just counting calories
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
be devastating,' Dr. Rosenbaum said. Dr. David Ludwig, director of the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, who examined Dr. Hall's research, told The New York Times said for most people losing weight... Read more
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Island Packet
Why many of biggest losers on ‘The Biggest Loser’ became big gainers againthem in greater detail. Dr. David Ludwig, the director of the New Balance Foun
Why many of biggest losers on ‘The Biggest Loser’ became big gainers again
Island Packet / Posted 23 days ago
them in greater detail. Dr. David Ludwig, the director of the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, who was not involved in the research, said the findings showed the need for new approaches to... Read more
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The News & Observer
Why many of biggest losers on ‘The Biggest Loser’ became big gainers againthem in greater detail. Dr. David Ludwig, the director of the New Balance Foun
Why many of biggest losers on ‘The Biggest Loser’ became big gainers again
The News & Observer / Posted 23 days ago
them in greater detail. Dr. David Ludwig, the director of the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, who was not involved in the research, said the findings showed the need for new approaches to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why many of biggest losers on ‘The Biggest Loser’ became big gainers againthem in greater detail. Dr. David Ludwig, the director of the New Balance Foun
Why many of biggest losers on ‘The Biggest Loser’ became big gainers again
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 days ago
them in greater detail. Dr. David Ludwig, the director of the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, who was not involved in the research, said the findings showed the need for new approaches to... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘The Biggest Loser’ contestants’ weight struggles a boon for sciencethem in greater detail. Dr. David Ludwig, the director of the New Balance Foun
‘The Biggest Loser’ contestants’ weight struggles a boon for science
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
them in greater detail. Dr. David Ludwig, the director of the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, who was not involved in the research, said the findings showed the need for new approaches to... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘Woman’s Card’ creates furious debateof Trump’s campaign. “I don’t even know what the ‘woman’s card’ is,” said Kerr
‘Woman’s Card’ creates furious debate
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
of Trump’s campaign. “I don’t even know what the ‘woman’s card’ is,” said Kerri McGlynn, a credentialing specialist at Boston Children’s Hospital. “It’s typical Trump. He’s just trying to stir things up.” Kristen Scanlon, an attorney in Boston... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘Woman’s Card’ creates furious debateof Trump’s campaign. “I don’t even know what the ‘woman’s card’ is,” said Kerr
‘Woman’s Card’ creates furious debate
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
of Trump’s campaign. “I don’t even know what the ‘woman’s card’ is,” said Kerri McGlynn, a credentialing specialist at Boston Children’s Hospital. “It’s typical Trump. He’s just trying to stir things up.” Kristen Scanlon, an attorney in Boston... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Greenwich schools hear from teen sleep expert on start timesat a time when their brains are telling them loudly and clearly to be asleep,”
Greenwich schools hear from teen sleep expert on start times
Greenwich Time / Posted 27 days ago
at a time when their brains are telling them loudly and clearly to be asleep,” said Owens, director of sleep medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and a Harvard Medical School neurology professor. Since the statement was published, the AAP’s... Read more
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Boston Globe
Yarmouth girl overwhelmed with mail after spinal surgeryWhen an 8-year-old girl recovering from spinal surgery visited the mail room at
Yarmouth girl overwhelmed with mail after spinal surgery
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
When an 8-year-old girl recovering from spinal surgery visited the mail room at Boston Children’s Hospital this week, she couldn’t believe her eyes. The mail, stacked high in bins and envelopes and boxes, was all for her. Leah Archambault, who has... Read more
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