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In this week's issue: "Go with green: Color-coding, rearranging food products improves health choices," "Remembering and honoring Martin Luther King Jr.," and more.

Stories in the 01/27/2012 Issue of Hotline

Concert benefits Vietnam children’s clinic

THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN will have a new lease on life thanks to the $13,000 raised during the MGH Department of Dermatology’s recent benefit concert in support of the Vascular Anomalies Center in Vietnam, which provides free treatment for youth with disfiguring birthmarks.

Go with green

“CHOOSE WELL, EAT WELL,” a simple, inexpensive nutrition program launched at the MGH in 2010, has proven successful in encouraging healthier choices at the hospital’s largest cafeteria, the Eat Street Café.

New year nutrition

IT IS A FEW WEEKS after the New Year’s holiday, and even the most determined dieter may have begun to let their healthy eating resolutions slide.

Remembering and honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

FOR AN ENTIRE NIGHT, Jacqueline Gross lay in a ditch, afraid of the state troopers waiting outside Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church in Gadsden, Ala.

Responding to sexual exploitation

STAFF AT THE MGH play a crucial role in the lives of their patients.

Two years after tragedy, MGH reflects

WITHIN DAYS of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that devastated Haiti on Jan. 14, 2010, volunteers from the MGH were en route with federal and local relief organizations to assist in the response.

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