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In this week's issue: "Advancing Alzheimer's Research," "A festive performance for MassGeneral Hospital for Children patients" and more.

Stories in the 12/16/2011 Issue of Hotline

2012 Run-Walk to Home Base set for May 20

This year's Run-Walk to Home Base event will offer participants two ways to cross home plate at historic Fenway Park – its original 9K run and a new 3-mile walk option.

A celebration of science at MGH

A special edition of Proto celebrates MGH research.

A festive performance for MassGeneral Hospital for Children patients

Dancers from the Urban Nutcracker brought some early holiday cheer to patients and family members in the MassGeneral Hospital for Children’s (MGHfC) Ellison 18 playroom.

Advancing Alzheimer’s research

Representatives of the Alzheimer’s Association Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter visited the Charlestown Navy Yard Dec. 8 to present four investigators with $680,000 on behalf of the national organization.

Disparities Forum explores unconscious bias

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane,” wrote Martin Luther King Jr.

Health assessments to address community needs

Nearly 150 Charlestown residents turned out for a recent forum to discuss their neighborhood’s public health needs as part of the MGH Center for Community Health Improvement’s (CCHI) latest community health assessment effort.

In General for Dec. 16, 2011

In General awards and honors

Integrating wellness coaching into patient care at the APF

Watching reality shows on television, it would be easy to believe that the only way to be healthy is to spend hours a day in a gym with a personal trainer barking at you.

Lieutenant governor receives updates on MGH research, Home Base

On Dec. 5, Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray spent time a few blocks away from the State House to learn about the latest in MGH research and the work being done through the Red Sox Foundation and MGH Home Base Program.

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