The Mass General Blood Donor Center is encouraging healthy individuals to donate and help maintain a consistent supply of whole blood and platelets over the upcoming weeks and months.
Healthy habits: The MGH Diabetes Self-Management Education Program hosted its annual World Diabetes Day awareness event on Nov. 14. This year’s event included a table at the MGH Revere HealthCare Center where patients, visitors and staff were invited to stop to learn more about diabetes. Pictured below, from left, Linnea Borden, Antonio Nascimento, Kawtar Wahman and Danielle Daly, Population Health coordinators; Chucks Eze, Revere practice manager; and Asmaa Sahrour, senior Population Health coordinator.
- Mar | 12 | 2020
In the first study of its kind, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital identified a mechanism for the anorexigenic effect of oxytocin. It attenuates functional connectivity between the ventral tegmental area and other brain regions involved in processing visual food cues.
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- Mar | 11 | 2020
In February, Jeffrey Ecker, MD, chief of the OB/GYN Department and chair of the Executive Committee on Community Health, has a long-standing commitment to community health. He reflects on the importance of community health for Mass General today and the role it has played in the OB/GYN Department.
- Feb | 21 | 2020
The MGH Revere HealthCare Center is offering a new prescription for some of its patients who may be dealing with hunger or poor nutrition, which can lead to chronic medical conditions such as hypertension, diabetes and obesity.
- Feb | 12 | 2020
Sylvia R. Chiang-Raposo, MD, MPH, Director of the Revere CARES Coalition, receives Latinx Excellence on the Hill award.
- Feb | 12 | 2020
Not having enough food to eat and poor nutrition can contribute significantly to chronic medical conditions to such as hypertension, diabetes and obesity. MGH Revere HealthCare Center is taking on the issue by piloting its first therapeutic food pantry.