Institutional News Archive 2014-2015

This page provides an opportunity for you to access information to connect you to the exciting, groundbreaking and inspiring news stories that are happening within our institution each and every day.

American Ebola Survivor Dr. Rick Sacra Returning to Africa - Jan 12, ABC News

UMass Medical sends supplies, shares expertise to help Liberians fight Ebola – Jan 11, T&G

Warning: That Tan Could Be Hazardous – Jan 10, New York Times 

UMass Medical School receives renewed Carnegie Community Engagement Classification – Jan 7, Worcester Magazine 

How One Woman Used Meditation to Quit Smoking – Jan 6, East Idaho News 

Officials see many benefits in planned VA health care site – Jan 5, Worcester Business Journal 

Weight Loss 2015: How to get a little help from your (new) friends – Jan 5, WBUR's Commonhealth 

Mindfulness – Dec 14, 60 Minutes 

Massachusetts gives $1M for quicker Ebola test – Dec 16, NECN 

A Warning on Nutmeg - Nov 25, New York Times

Work Without Limits means 'room for everyone' - Nov 23, T&G

Reduce premature birth rates - Nov 21, T&G

Preliminary report: UMass Memorial Health Care in the black - Nov 20, Worcester Business Journal

Worcester, scientific pioneer - Nov 20, T&G

26 ways to avoid getting sick this winter - Nov 15,

UMass Medical School partners with veteran affairs for new initiatives - Nov 12, Boston Business Journal

Five ways your home is making you fat - Nov 11, The Age

Will your brothers and sisters help care for your parents? - Nov 5, Morningstar

Kidney donor from Leominster pays it forward at UMass - Nov 1, T&G

No Shortage of Tanning Beds for Students at Top Colleges in US - Oct 30, Good Morning America

3D printing enters new world at UMass Medical School - Sept 22, T&G

6 Ways Food Affects Your Mood - Sept 18, Everyday Health

Health was a top priority on Beacon Hill - Sept 18, WWLP TV-22 News Springfield

You May Not Really Need Your Blood Pressure Medication - Sept 16, Parade

UMass study questions Alzheimer's treatments - Sept 15, Boston Globe

Why mindfulness? A case for detached awareness - Sept 15, Mother Nature Network

UMass Memorial Neonatal unit turns 40 - Sept 14, T&G

More than one way to fight Ebola - Sept 11, The Landmark

UMass endowment rises to record $757 million - Sept 11, Boston Globe

Respiratory virus sweeping country is likely to hit Massachusetts - Sept 11, T&G

Caring 101: A Simple Lesson For The First Days Of Medical School - Sept 9, WBUR

Near Death, and Overmedicated - Sept 9, New York Times

Worcester health center hands out fresh produce to low-income families - Sept 4, T&G

U.S. Doctor Infected with Ebola Headed to Nebraska - Sept 4, CBS News

Colleagues describe doctor - Sept 3, WCVB Channel 5 Boston

Third US doctor infected with Ebola identified as Mass. Man - Sept 3, WFXT Fox 25 Boston

Will money raised from Ice Bucket Challenges yield cure for ALS? - Sept 1, Boston Globe

Woman Shaves Head for Cancer Awareness - August 27, NECN

Autism: Paying the Price for Treatment - August 22, Chronicle WCVB-TV

UMass Foundation names full-time fundraising chief as UMass launches $1B capital campaign - August 26, Boston Business Journal

Engaged couple shares life, love and FSHD - August 15, WCVB-TV Boston

Newborn screening expansion offers early diagnosis and treatment to infants with SCID - August 20, Science Daily

UMass Medical sends supplies to fight Ebola in Africa - August 14, WCVB Channel 5 Boston

Robin Williams' death highlights mental health crisis - August 14, T&G

On cancer's front line - August 13, T&G

Antonia "Toni" McGuire, president and chief executive officer, Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center - August 10, T&G

UMass Medical Chancellor, Doctor Take ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ To Honor Late Gov. Cellucci - August 6, WBZ TV Boston

More on Sleeping Pills and Older Adults - August 6, New York Times

All Germs Are Not Created Equal - August 4, The UC Santa Barbara Current

1 in 4 U.S. Kids Underestimate Their Weight, Study Finds - July 31, U.S. News & World Report

UMMHC pursues fiscal health with third-quarter surplus - Aug 2, T&G

Study supports newborn screening for ‘bubble boy disease’ - July 31, Boston Globe

UMass ALS Run - July 30, Worcester News Tonight

Trend sees advanced practice nurses sharing doctor caseloads - July 30, T&G

More than 700 sign up for Cellucci 5K in Hudson - July 25, MetroWest Daily News

UMass Memorial to sell outpatient psych unit – July 19, T&G

Rebound taking hold in Central, Western Mass. – July 18, Boston Globe

Older adults who walk out of necessity are at highest risk for outdoor falls – July 17, Medical Xpress

BrainStorm Announces that UMass Memorial Medical Center to Begin Enrolling Patients in Phase 2 ALS Clinical Trial – July 15, The Wall Street Journal

Medical records find evidence linking autism to obesity – July 21, Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative 

Life-threatening reactions to diet drug on the rise in the UK – July 18, Chicago Tribune

Neuroscience Might Be Taking Over the World – July 17, Liberty Voice

Bill expands autism treatment, support – July 14, NECN

When pregnant mom is malnourished, her grandchildren may take the hit – July 11, PBS Newshour 

If You Find A Tick: Why I Resorted To Mooching Pills To Fight Lyme Disease – July 11, WBUR

New Research On Addiction And The Brain – July 10, WBUR Radio Boston

HIV appears again in child thought cured – July 10, UMassMed Now

How childhood trauma could be mistaken for ADHD – July 9, The Atlantic

Cellucci’s fight against ALS continues in his hometown of Hudson – July 5, Community Advocate

Jan Cellucci continues to fight against ALS – July 1, Boston Globe

Disabilities can bolster diversity – July 1, Boston Globe

Timing knee and hip replacements – June 30, Boston Globe

UMass Memorial ranked among best for heart surgery – June 26, Worcester Business Journal

A CRISPR Way To Fix Faulty Genes – June 25, National Public Radio

Monarch butterflies use magnetic compass to migrate – June 24, USA Today

Victor Ambros named co-recipient of 2014 Gruber Genetics Prize – June 17, Phys.Org

5 over-the-counter meds you use that don’t really work – June 17, Salon

Artificial pancreas offers hope to diabetes patients – June 16, Boston Globe

Physician Focus: A Heightened Alert on Infectious Disease – June 11, Community Advocate

Governor releases plan to tackle opiate abuse – June 10, MyFoxBoston

UMass Memorial Health Care losses shrink, primarily at medical center – June 10, Worcester Business Journal

Patrick Endorses Plan To Address Opiate Addiction ‘Public Health Emergency’ – June 10, WBUR CommonHealth

Business People (Joyce Murphy named vice chair of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care) – June 8, T&G

Your workplace is putting you in danger – June 8, Washington Post

Tanning Beds to Carry Warning Labels for People Under 18 – June 5, Huffington Post

Binge-drinking's unseen danger – June 5, MSN Health Living

UMMHC strategy helps lift the bottom line – June 4, T&G

UMass Memorial shows signs of stabilizing, although more cuts loom – June 3, Boston Business Journal

UMass Medical School graduates 227 – June 1, T&G

F.D.A. Announces Stricter Rules on Tanning Beds – May 29, New York Times

Millbury solar project complete – May 28, Worcester Business Journal

Fundraising road race will honor the late Paul Cellucci – May 26, T&G

An Epidemic of Preterm Births – May 22, Worcester Magazine

UMass Medical adds $1.7B to state economy – May 22, T&G

Surprising ways you're making seasonal allergy symptoms worse – May 20, WCVB Channel 5

Binge drinking once 'affects health' – May 19, WebMD

Researchers get creative in hunt for dollars – May 18, T&G

Virtual dissection table gives startling views – May 18, T&G

What's good for Toyota is good for UMass Memorial – May 18, T&G

Only One Instance of Binge Drinking Can Affect Your Health: University Study – May 15, Science World Report

UMass Medical School students enjoy their new Best Buddies (begins at marker 6:50) – May 12, Charter TV3 News

Sunday Sit-down: Dr. Heather C. Forkey – May 11, T&G

HealthAlliance Hospital has new president – May 6, T&G

Boston researchers get $5.9M in grants – May 6, Boston Herald

Bite-sized tweets effective new weight loss weapon – May 5, WCVB Boston

Medical center probes possible data breach – May 5, Worcester Business Journal

Two Tests Not to Delay in RA – May 2, Medscape

How Hospitalists Can Improve Efficiency on Inpatient Wards – May, The Hospitalist

Harr launches drive to support UMass Medicine Cancer Center of Excellence – May 2, T&G

UMass backing literacy project – Apr 29, T&G

Health Care Career Expo offers opportunity to students – Apr 29, NECN

UMass Medical Using ‘Virtual Anatomy’ to Teach Students – Apr 28, WBZ-TV Boston

UMass Medical School course offers help for parents in learning about autism – Apr 28, WFXT-Fox 25 Boston

FDA okays start of BrainStorm stem cell trial in ALS patients – Apr 27, Reuters

‘Crispr’ Technology ‘Edits’ DNA and Corrects Adult Genes, Successfully Curing Disease – Apr 23, Medical Daily

Medical school to buy solar power – Apr 23, T&G

Menopause symptoms reconsidered – Apr 21, Boston Globe

UMass honors volunteers – Apr 20, T&G

7 Secret Reasons You're Still Hungry – Apr 18, Huffington Post

MS: What role does vitamin D play? – Apr 17, Medpage Today

UMass Memorial Medical cutting more than 100 jobs – Apr 16, Boston Globe

Pregnant women who took antidepressants linked to higher autism risk in boys – Apr 14, United Press International, Inc.

Marathon volunteers return with memories of a tragedy – Apr 15, T&G

ALS research fund renamed to honor Cellucci – Apr 11, Worcester Business Journal

Medical school services honored – Apr 13, T&G

The road ahead for UMass Memorial – Apr 14, Worcester Business Journal

UMass ‘Sidekicks’ Program Matches Medical Students with Sick Children – Apr 10, WBZ-TV Boston

ALS fund named for Cellucci – Apr 9, T&G

Stressed out Americans seek mindful peace – Apr 7,

UMass Medical career event draws 240 students – Apr 6, T&G

UMass Memorial — stressed system, challenges – Apr 6, T&G

Playing the brain training game – Apr 6, Chicago Herald

State agency gives $5M for biologic drug manufacturing center in Boston – Apr 1, Boston Business Journal

McGovern to speak at UMass Med graduation – March 31, T&G

UMass Medical School students win 2014 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award – March 26, News Medical

UMass Med students matched to residencies – March 21, T&G

Number of people with new joints tops 7 million – March 14, USA Today

Why This Congressman Is Fighting To Bring Mindfulness To Veterans – March 14, Huffington Post

U.S. News releases 2015 Best Graduate Schools rankings – March 11, NY Daily News

Sale of pansies benefits pancreatic cancer fight – March 12, T&G

What's new in autism spectrum disorder? Harvard Review of Psychiatry presents research update – March 10, Medical Xpress

More Children With Autism Are Going To College Than Ever Before (And 5 Other Key Findings) – March 11, Huffington Post

Time for colorectal cancer awareness – March 4, T&G

A Powerful New Way to Edit DNA – March 3, New York Times

Tune in: Being mindful of the now can lead to good health – March 3, The Vancouver Sun

Medical interpreting a growing industry – March 2, T&G

Plastic surgery more than just for looks – Feb 27, Worcester Magazine

RNAi tactic to fight disease offers new hope – Feb 24, Boston Globe

UMass Memorial therapy dog, Oscar, makes his final round visiting 'the kids’ – Feb 22,

Before Going Gluten-Free, Make Sure It’s Necessary – Feb 20, New York Times

Beyond 'baby blues' — treating postpartum depression – Feb 19, T&G

Trophy brightens young hearts at UMass hospital – Feb 18, T&G

Third Rock invests $45M to launch biotech firm aimed at gene therapy – Feb 17,

Should Mindfulness Be Taught In Classrooms? – Feb 15,

Vitamin B12 accelerates worm development – Feb 14, Science News

Mind over cancer: can meditation aid recovery? – Feb 14, The Guardian

The 10 Minutes A Day That Can Change Your Life – Feb 12, Huffington Post

For a special boy, love has made all the difference – Feb 9, Boston Globe

Autism Study Points Way to Calming Troubled Brains – Feb 6, NBC News

Put Back The Teeth? Why We Separate Dental And Medical Care – Feb 4, WBUR’s CommonHealth

Black Death Left a Mark on Human Genome – Feb 3, Science

The Science of Mindfulness – Jan 27, WBUR

Even More Addictive Cigarettes – Jan 23, New York Times

Earbud users in danger of early hearing loss – Jan 18, T&G

Building medical homes – Jan 14, Boston Globe

Breathing In vs. Spacing Out – Jan 14, New York Times

Community paramedicine is prescription for saving costs – Jan 12, T&G

Cupcake Sales Help Keep Ill Kids Warm – Jan 10, Northborough Patch

UMass Memorial selects CFO – Jan 8, Worcester Business Journal

Can meditation treat anxiety better than medication? – Jan 7,  

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