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In this week's issue, "Patriot's day," "Bicentennial Corner," "Cardiac patients reunite old friend," and more

Stories in the 08/13/2010 Issue of Hotline

A conversation with Hasan Alam, MD, of "Boston Med"

MGH Hotline 8.13.10 HASAN ALAM, MD, of the Division of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care and director of the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at MGH, starred in the sixth episode of "Boston Med."

Bicentennial Corner 8.13.10

MGH Hotline 8.13.10 DURING THE month of August, the MGH marks two notable anniversary dates.

Brain rhythm predicts ability to sleep through noise

MGH Hotline 8.13.10 PEOPLE WHO HAVE TROUBLE sleeping in noisy environments may try strategies like earplugs or noise-canceling headphones to muffle the sound, but a new study may lead to ways to block disturbing sounds within the brain.

Cardiac surgery reunites old friends

MGH Hotline 8.13.10 EVERYTHING WENT WELL when Barbara Duncan had cardiac surgery at the MGH in June with surgeon Cary W. Akins, MD, co-director of the Heart Center's Heart Valve Program.

In General Awards and Honors 8.13.10

MGH Hotline 8.13.10 In General Awards and Honors

Patriots day

MGH Hotline 8.13.10 EIGHT THRILLED PEDIATRIC PATIENTS from the MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) Cancer Center enjoyed a special visit to the 2010 New England Patriots football training camp Aug. 6.

PIE 2010 nomination period

MGH Hotline 8.13.10 THE 2010 PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE (PIE) Awards nomination period has arrived.

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