In this week's edition: "Lurie Center for Autism receives $10 million in gifts," "The economics of cardiovascular disease," "NFL Players Assocation teams with HMS," and more.

Stories in the 02/01/2013 Issue of Hotline

Division of General Pediatrics welcomes new chief

The MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) will welcome Elsie Taveras, MD, as the new chief of the Division of General Pediatrics on April 1.

Having a healthy heart

Heart disease – the No. 1 killer of American women – and stroke account for 28.6 percent of all female deaths in Massachusetts, which makes prevention, early detection and prompt treatment key.

In General Awards: Feb. 1, 2013

In General Awards: Feb. 1, 2013

Lurie Center for Autism receives $10 million in gifts

The Lurie Center for Autism receives two gifts of $5 million to support research and operations.

MGHers team up to support annual science fair

MGHers team up with James P. Timilty Middle School students for annual science fair program.

NFL Players Association teams with HMS

Harvard Medical School (HMS) has received a $100 million grant from the National Football League Players Association to fund a 10-year study aimed at diagnosing, treating and preventing players’ injuries and illnesses.

Sweet season for giving

The MGH Blood Donor Center will host its third annual cupcake tasting event this month for all presenting blood donors.

The economics of cardiovascular disease

Michael R. Jaff, DO, chair of the MGH Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care, addresses rising costs in the treatment of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death for Americans.

What's Happening: Feb. 1, 2013

What's Happening: Feb. 1, 2013


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