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In this week's edition: "MGH honored for nursing excellence," Cancer Center names the one hundred nominees," "Thousands help to heal 'invisible wounds of war' at Home Base event," and more.

Stories in the 05/10/2013 Issue of Hotline

Cancer Center names the one hundred honorees

The MGH Cancer Center’s announces the one hundred honorees for 2013, recognizing outstanding individuals or groups who have made or are making a significant difference in the fight against cancer.

Cancer survivor gives back to nurses

More than 60 MGH Cancer Center nurses took part in an annual makeover event, hosted by the national director of Creative Artistry for Giorgio Armani Beauty.

MGH celebrates Nurses Recognition Week

The MGH celebrated national Nurses Recognition Week May 2-8 with a series of celebratory events, special presentations and receptions.

MGH honored for nursing excellence

The MGH has been redesignated as a Magnet organization, the highest available honor for nursing excellence.

MGHers honored with Caring for Dependent(s) Travel Awards

Recognizing that faculty who care for dependent family members may have difficulty traveling to meetings and conferences, the MGH Center for Faculty Development has established the Caring For Dependent(s) Awards.

Partners eCare validation sessions underway

Partners eCare validation sessions are taking place now and will continue through June 2013.

SBHC celebrates 10th anniversary

The MGH Revere School Based Health Center (SBHC) hosted its 10th anniversary with a celebration at the Revere High School Library.

Study finds relaxation response triggers genomic changes

Meditation, yoga, deep breathing and prayer are all ways to evoke a physiologic state of deep rest known as the relaxation response. New research published in the journal PLOS ONE finds that eliciting this response triggers immediate changes in gene expression that can affect the body’s immune function, energy metabolism and insulin secretion.

Thousands help to heal ‘invisible wounds of war’ at Home Base event

Some 2,000 runners and walkers – including hundreds of active duty military members – gathered at Fenway Park on May 4 to support clinical care, education and research to help Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families heal from post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury.

What's Happening: May 10, 2013

What's Happening: May 10, 2013

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