Many families find themselves in a state of crisis when a family member is unwell. However, a loved one living with a mental health disorder, substance use disorder, or both can be even more tricky when the family is unsure how to help.
News from the Department of Medicine
Vaccine-induced antibodies may be less effective against several new SARS-CoV-2 variants. Vaccine-induced antibodies may be less effective against several new SARS-CoV-2 variants. Key Takeaways • Neutralizing antibodies induced by the Pfizer and
When Boston began to take COVID-19 pandemic precautions last year, the Boston Lyric Opera had just opened a production of Bellini’s Norma. Closing a production that had been years in the making was a financial and emotional blow to the creative professionals involved. In May 2020, artistic director Esther Nelson turned to a longtime friend of the nonprofit organization to help them determine whether the season could go on despite the fact that traditional performances were out of the question.
Genetic counselors from the Mass General Preventive Genomics Clinic share the advantages and limitations of direct-to-consumer and consumer-initiated genetic tests.
Cardiologist Christopher Learn, MD, of the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center and Department of Medicine, reviews the opportunities and challenges of adolescents and young adults transitioning to adult care providers.
This recent Massachusetts General Hospital Blum Center presentation focuses on the importance of bone health and risk factors for bone fracture.
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Medicine’s inaugural gingerbread house competition featured Fauci and many references to Mass General, COVID-19 and the current vaccination effort—all created with delicious treats.
Obesity is a known risk for severe COVID-19 symptoms. Bariatric surgery is an effective treatment for weight loss, but it can feel like a daunting choice to make, especially during a pandemic. In this Q+A, Matthew Hutter, MD, MPH, explains why bariatric surgery is a safe option worth pursuing today.
If you’ve been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19, it is important that you take the correct steps to minimize the spread of the virus.
Si ha estado expuesto a alguien que ha dado positivo en la prueba del COVID-19, es importante que tome las medidas correctas para minimizar la propagación del virus. Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades comparten tres pasos para protegerse a sí mismo y a los demás.
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Mass General offers specialized residencies and fellowships in each of our multidisciplinary care centers and clinical departments, as well as observerships, clerkships and continuing medical education.