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How parents can help children avoid mosquito and tick-borne illnesses this summer

How parents can help children avoid mosquito and tick-borne illnesses this summer

Pediatric infectious disease specialist Christina Hermos, MD, explains how parents can protect their children from mosquito-borne West Nile Virus and Triple E, and from tick-borne Lyme disease, in these Expert’s Corner videos.

Grateful family of cancer survivor raises awareness of Cancer Walk

Grateful family of cancer survivor raises awareness of Cancer Walk

Motivated by the kindness and care they received from the UMass Medicine Cancer Center, the Lefebvre family is helping to raise awareness of the 17th annual UMass Medicine Cancer Walk. 

UMass Medical School to open Springfield campus in partnership with Baystate Health

UMass Medical School to open Springfield campus in partnership with Baystate Health

UMass Medical School, Baystate Health and the University of Massachusetts Amherst will open a regional clinical campus of the medical school in Springfield, to be known as UMMS-Baystate Health. 

Chancellor Collins, biotech leaders tout Massachusetts as ‘epicenter of science’

Chancellor Collins, biotech leaders tout Massachusetts as ‘epicenter of science’

Chancellor Michael F. Collins speaks in a video that will be aired at the Massachusetts Biotechnology Counsel BIO International Convention this week to showcase how the state became the “epicenter of science.”

Cancer Walk breakfast recognizes nurse whose self-written obituary drew international praise

Cancer Walk breakfast recognizes nurse whose self-written obituary drew international praise

The 17th Annual UMass Medicine Cancer Walk and 5K Run will be held on Sept. 27 and will raise money to support research and care at the UMass Medicine Cancer Center of Excellence.

Video: How UMass Medical School is making a difference in Liberia

Video: How UMass Medical School is making a difference in Liberia

With the support of a $7.5 million Paul G. Allen Family Foundation grant, UMass Medical School committed to help stem the Ebola epidemic in Liberia, and, with the virus gone, is now leading the drive to rebuild its health care system. Learn more about how UMass Medical School is making a difference in Liberia in this video.  

UMass Medical School honors graduates, recognizes selfless work

UMass Medical School honors graduates, recognizes selfless work

UMass Medical School awarded 233 degrees, including two honorary degrees, Sunday, May 31, at its 42nd Commencement exercises. Institute of Medicine President Victor J. Dzau, MD, delivered the keynote address.

UMass Medical School, Cape Cod Healthcare announce academic partnership

UMass Medical School, Cape Cod Healthcare announce academic partnership

UMass Medical School is expanding opportunities for its medical students by creating a new academic affiliation with Cape Cod Hospital.

Chancellor to recognize rare disease research advocate at Commencement 2015

Chancellor to recognize rare disease research advocate at Commencement 2015

Rett Syndrome Research Trust co-founder and Executive Director Monica Coenraads, whose 18-year-old daughter Chelsea has the disease, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree at Commencement on May 31 for her tireless work and passionate advocacy in pursuit of a cure.

Expert’s Corner: Farrugia describes dangers of new synthetic drug ‘flakka’

Expert’s Corner: Farrugia describes dangers of new synthetic drug ‘flakka’

Lynn Alexander Farrugia, MD, instructor in emergency medicine, explains the health risks of the new synthetic drug “flakka" in this Expert's Corner video.

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