MGH Hotline for Friday, April 14, 2017

  • Cutting-edge cardiovascular care featured at forum

    The World Medical Innovation Forum will be held in Boston May 1-3. Hosted by Partners HealthCare, the third annual forum brings together nearly 1,000 international cardiovascular innovation decision-makers from industry, investment, clinical and research communities.
  • Egg-cellent adventure

    MassGeneral Hospital for Children patients and their siblings were treated to an egg-cellent adventure at the 13th annual Spring Egg Hunt April 13.
  • Home Base receives royal support at 2017 Boston Marathon

    An American and a British wounded veteran – retired U.S Army Maj. Ivan Castro and Karl Hinett – are running both the 2017 Boston Marathon and the Virgin Money London Marathon to support Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and MGH Program, and The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry’s Heads Together Campaign.
  • MGH Stands Up for Science

    At noon on April 22, hundreds of MGH staff will gather to “Stand Up for Science” on the Bulfinch Lawn before marching to the Boston Common as part of the March for Science, an event taking place in more than 400 cities around the world.
  • Pathology and a path to great clinical care

    In late 2014, after a routine annual physical, Cape Cod resident Barbara Porter was diagnosed with pancytopenia, a reduction of red and white blood cells and platelets.
  • Travel ban impact for laptops/cell phones

    The current Federal Administration’s Executive Orders on Immigration and Travel have raised concern for some MGH researchers, providers and community members who plan to travel.
  • What does it mean to be 'sleepy'?

    With National Sleep Awareness Week quickly approaching April 23-29, Kenneth Sassower, MD, neurologist in the Sleep Disorders Unit, answers the most commonly asked questions about sleep, and shares his most important piece of advice.
  • Nothing but net

    The MGH Basketball League closed out its 40th season this month, marking the occasion with a free throw competition and a final championship game.

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