In this week's issue, "3D mammography," "Assisting in Japan," and "Harris Center 14th Annual Public Forum," and more.

Stories in the 03/18/2011 Issue of Hotline

3D mammography

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Assisting in Japan

MGH Hotline 3.18.11 On March 11, the northeast coast of Japan suffered a magnitude-9.0 earthquake and destructive tsunami, resulting in the deaths of 5,178 people to date, more than 8,600 missing and the evacuation of 380,000 Japanese from the devastated areas.

Disabilities training sessions offered

MGH Hotline 3.18.11 Approximately one in five Americans have a disability, and that prevalence will likely increase as the population ages.

Harris Center 14th Annual Public Forum

MGH Hotline 3.18.11 This year's annual public forum hosted by the Harris Center for Education and Advocacy in Eating Disorders at MGH featured David B. Herzog, MD, director of the Harris Center, and legendary fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg, president of the Council of Fashion Designers of America.

No need to book an appointment, just "Ask the Doctor"

MGH Hotline 3.18.11 Partners HealthCare and WHDH-TV Channel 7 have launched the interactive "Ask the Doctor" web series with experts in the areas of obstetrics, pediatrics and emergency and primary care medicine.

Nominations for Sustainable Champion Awards

MGH Hotline 3.18.11 In honor of Earth Day on April 22, the Partners Sustainable Initiatives Program is seeking nominations for its second annual Sustainable Champion Awards program


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