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December

Mayor-Elect Marty Walsh Finalizes Inaugural Community Service Initiatives Program
BostInno
December 31, 2013 

Eating Nuts in Pregnancy Tied to Lower Allergy Risk in Offspring
The New York Times

December 31, 2013
Also reported by The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, AP, NBC Nightly News, CBS Evening NewsBoston GlobeUSA Today, Bloomberg News, ABC’s “Good Morning America”, CNN, Web MD, HealthlineLA TimesChicago Tribune, Science World Report, BBC, The Times (London), AFP (Agence Presse France), CBC (Canada), The Guardian (UK), and International Business Times

Treating migraines in kids: study finds behavioral therapy works
Boston.com
December 27, 2013

For family with 2 cancer patients, a painful yet hopeful Christmas
The Boston Globe
December 26, 2013 

Gisele Bundchen visits young Malden girl battling cancer
Fox 25 Boston
December 26, 2013 

Eating Nuts in Pregnancy Tied to Lower Allergy Risk in Offspring
The New York Times
December 24, 2013

Peanuts in Pregnancy May Lower Child's Allergy Risk
Wall Street Journal
December 24, 2013

Is it safe for pregnant women to eat peanuts?
Reuters
December 23, 2013 

Split liver transplants save two lives
The Boston Globe
December 23, 2013 

Bruins goal: a little holiday cheer
The Boston Globe
December 23, 2013 

2013 Bostonians of the Year
Boston Globe Magazine
December 22, 2013 

What a Team Of Young Baseball Players Learned By Changing Christmas at Children's Hospital Boston
Huffington Post
December 22, 2013

Celtics spread cheer at Children’s Hospital
The Boston Globe
December 20, 2013
Also reported by ESPN.com and Comcast SportsNet

Medical trials for kids don't always match global need
Reuters

December 19, 2013

How Obesity May Lead To Asthma — And Perhaps How To Break That Link
WBUR’s “Common Health”

December 19, 2013

Drug selection, timing for refractory convulsive status epilepticus need improvement
Family Practice News

December 19, 2013
Also reported by MedPage Today

EEE hijacks cells’ machinery to evade an immune response
Boston.com 

December 18, 2013 

Fertility after Cancer Treatment
Women
December 18, 2013 

Soldiers complete icy march delivering toys
Boston Herald
December 18, 2013

Patriots Gronkowski and Ridley visit couple from Falmouth and their newborn son
WCSH6-TV (Maine)
December 18, 2013

Mom, son fight cancer together, find 'new normal'
Today.com
December 17, 2013

Boston bombing victim engaged to nurse he met during recovery
Today.com
December 17, 2013

Recap of the Chief Innovation Officer Summit, New York
Solstice Mobile blog
December 16, 2013

Interview with  Sung-Yun Pai about “bubble boy” disease
567 Cape Talk (South Africa)
December 13, 2013

In Food Cravings, Sugar Trumps Fat
The New York Times
December 13, 2013

Violence And Video Games
WBUR’s “Radio Boston”
December 13, 2013

Celtics get their Gucci on for fund-raiser
Boston.com
December 13, 2013

'Bubble Boy' Disease, Nearly Always Fatal, Could Have Cure
ABCNews.com
December 12, 2013 

‘Superboy’ Landen Spry comes home to Mocksville
Salisbury Post
December 12, 2013

My Sportsman: Nebraska fan Jack Hoffman
Sports Illustrated
December 11, 2013

Study Takes Close Look at Impact of ACL Surgery
The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
December 11, 2013
Also reported by A Nation in Motion

Videogame Makers Fight Efforts to Study Link to Violence
The Wall Street Journal
December 10, 2013

Status Epilepticus Tx Often Falls Short
MedPage Today
December 10, 2013

Children's heart surgery: Edwin Poots announces review
The BBC
December 9, 2013
Also reported by The Belfast Telegraph and UTV

Putting New Bronchiolitis Guidelines to the Test
DailyRx.com
December 9, 2013
Also reported by Medscape

Contact lens which releases drugs into the eye gives new hope to glaucoma sufferers
The Daily Mail
December 9, 2013

How does carbon monoxide poisoning occur?
The Boston Globe
December 9, 2013

Gene therapy keeps “bubble boy” disease at bay in 8 children
National Public Radio
December 7, 2013

Discovery holds promise for ‘bubble boy’ patients
Boston Business Journal
December 7, 2013 

Patient Discharge Plans Move Out Of The Hospital
InformationWeek
December 6, 2013

Dengue Fever: Another Formidable World Cup Opponent
The Huffington Post
December 6, 2013

Potential new cure for peanut allergies holds promise
The Boston Globe

December 5, 2013 

Tracked Down: John Farrell, Matt Reis, Steve Winwood and more...
Boston Herald
December 5, 2013

Children’s Hospital creates system for safe patient handoffs
The Boston Globe

December 4, 2013
Also reported by AP, MedPageToday, NECN, Medscape and Modern Healthcare

Skype connects young heart patient with classmates
WCVB-TV channel 5
December 4, 2013

The 'Clear Vision' of Claritas Genomics
Bio-IT World
December 3, 2013

One Million Kids Need One Million Miracles
Huffington Post
December 2, 2013

Micheli Center aims to reduce injuries in young athletes
The Boston Globe
December 2, 2013

November

Disabled baby denied heart transplant
CNNHealth.com
November 30, 2013
Also reported by The Daily Mail, Fox News, The New York Post and Gawker.com

Technology: Tools from scratch
Nature.com
November 27, 2013

5 Influential Women in Health IT
The American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education (AMIS)
November 27, 2013

Boston Children’s Develops Robot Hand Device
Boston Magazine
November 27, 2013

Young warrior shares story
The Cancer-Kicking Warrior column in the Catskill Daily Mail and Register Star
November 23, 2013

Mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh expands transition team
The Boston Globe
November 23, 2013
Also reported by New England Cable News

10 Spine Surgeon Leaders at Large Children's Hospitals
Becker’s Spine Review
November 22, 2013

The Controversial Life of Skim Milk
The Atlantic

November 20, 2013

16 Children benefit from free open heart surgery at KATH
GhanaWeb.com
November 20, 2013

“But my niece sleeps 12 hours every night…”
Psychology Today

November 19, 2013

Trauma surgeons back funding to analyze emergency care in Mass.
Boston.com
November 19, 2013

Oliver Ames boys soccer rallies around teammate
The Brockton Enterprise
November 19, 2013

Cystic fibrosis patients losing a connection
The Boston Globe

November 18, 2013

Education Levels for Nurses Correlates to Patient Mortality, Study Says
Boston Magazine
November 18, 2013

Clues on generating muscles
The Harvard Gazette
November 18, 2013

“… But My Niece Sleeps 12 Hours Every Night!”
Psychology Today
November 17, 2013

Blue Jackets: New father Nick Foligno’s heart never far from daughter
The Columbus Dispatch
November 17, 2013

RN education, experience linked to peds cardiac surgery outcomes
Nurse.com
November 16, 2013

New Cell Therapy Leading Way to Faster Tissue Repair
Defense Tech
November 16, 2013

Executive Profile: Naomi Fried of Children's Hospital
The Boston Business Journal
November 15, 2013

After Typhoon Haiyan, Ask Yourself, ‘Why Not Volunteer?’
The Pacific Standard
November 15, 2013

Obesity prevention should begin before birth, say Children's, Harvard Pilgrim docs
The Boston Business Journal
November 14, 2013

Gone Too Early: Children and Guns
Huffington Post Live Chat
November 14, 2013

Napping Makes Kids Smarter
Grandparents.com

November 13, 2013

Think You Have Strep Throat? There’s an App for That
The Harvard Crimson
November 13, 2013

Organ Donor Crisis: A mother's radical idea
WPTZ-TV
November 13, 2013

'Care Bundle’ Prevents Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in Ambulatory Pediatric Cancer Patients
Oncology Times on a Pediatrics
November 12, 2013

The Dangers of Dining Out With Food Allergies
Boston.com
November 12, 2013

Doctor McCarthy: 'Vaccines are safe and they save lives'
New England Cable News
November 12, 2013
Also reported by Fox 25

Eating Disorders in Males
Everyday Health
November 12, 2013

Sudden infant death cases, brain defects linked in study
The Boston Globe
November 11, 2013
Also reported by The Boston Business Journal, Nature World News, Science Blog, The Pentagon Post and Science Recorder

Harvard Zebrafish Research Yields Possible Treatments for Muscle Diseases
Bloomberg Business Week
November 7, 2013

Tips for toy safety
BabyCenter.com
November 7, 2013

Portraits Of Boston: A Really Good Moment
WBUR’s “Artery” blog
November 7, 2013

State regulations are slowing health care innovation
Medcity News.com
November 7, 2013

Boston Children’s Hospital is Creating a Strep Throat App
BostonMagazine.com
November 6, 2013

Study: Eating Disorders In Male Teens Are More Common
CBS Atlanta
November 6, 2013
Also reported by WBUR and BostonMagazine.com

A New Treatment For Peanut Allergies
BostonMagazine.com
November 6, 2013

Wondering If You Need A Strep Test? Crowdsourcing Might Help
NPR’s “Shots” blog
November 5, 2013

Teen plays tennis, despite loss of arm
The Eagle Tribune
November 5, 2013

Bariatric surgery patients may see benefits to their sex lives
CBSNews.com
November 5, 2013

Pumping Up by Teen Boys Tied to Drugs, Booze
MedPage Today
November 4, 2013
Also reported by CBS News, HealthDay News, Everyday Health and Science 2.0

Bariatric Surgery Can Keep Pounds Off For Years
NPR’s “Shots” blog
November 4, 2013

Soothing Night Terrors
PsychologyToday.com 
November 2, 2013

Watching out for the youngest patients
Modern Healthcare
November 2, 2013

Boston Children’s Hospital Adopts Strategic Approach to Fostering Innovation
Massachusetts E-health Community News
November 1, 2013

Failed Autism Drug Study Has Silver Lining
MedPage Today
November 1, 2013

October

Health of Boston’s children lags others in Mass., survey suggests
The Boston Globe
October 31, 2013

Potential peanut allergy breakthrough garners Genentech's interest at Children's Hospital
The Boston Business Journal
October 31, 2013

Getting Kids to Follow the Rules
Parents Magazine
October 29, 2013

Poverty, parenting linked to child brain development
Reuters
October 29,2013
Also reported by Bloomberg News

Mitochondrial Disorders in Kids Featured by CNS
MedPage Today
October 29, 2013

It’s Halloween Time, That Means Bruins in Awkward Costumes
The Boston Bruin’s “The Spoked Blog”
October 29, 2013

At Children’s Hospital, engineer is a key post
The Boston Globe
October 28, 2013

Health answers: Why do babies often get eczema?
The Boston Globe
October 28, 2013

Condoms should be more available to teens, doctors say
Reuters
October 28, 2013

Bluebird bio advances experimental drug for genetic brain disorder
Boston.com
October 28, 2013

Kids make their pitch for late World Series bedtimes
Boston Globe
October 26,2013

Double organ transplant saves life of Easton 8-year-old
The Bangor Daily News
October 26, 2013

A Taste of Massachusetts
Boston Magazine
October 25, 2013

Why Carbs Trigger Cravings
DailyHealthNews.com
October 24, 2013 

Partnerships will accelerate medical innovation
The Boston Globe
October 23, 2013

Limit-Setting And Better Behavior In Kids
PsychologyToday.com
October 23, 2013

Red Sox great Tiant makes impact off field
Redsox.com
October 22, 2013

HBO documentary tells about Foxboro teen’s ‘Life’ with progeria
Boston Herald
October 21, 2013

Documentary Follows Foxborough Family's Search For Progeria Cure
WBUR
October 21, 2013
Also reported by The Washington Post, The Katie Couric Show and The Wall Street Journal

Martin Walsh’s childhood marked by cancer fight
The Boston Globe
October 20, 2013

Boston Children’s Hacking Pediatrics Hackathon Winners-RightByte takes first!
MedTechBoston.com
October 20, 2013

Boston hospitals get $12M NIH grant
Boston Herald
October 18, 2013

Saving Lives Through Social Learning
Forbes
October 17, 2013

Child obesity rates drop in Mass.
The Boston Globe
October 17, 2013

Miracle Marvins: New hearts give brothers second chance
The Palm Coast Observer
October 17, 2013

Then & Now: Reflections from Boston Marathon First Responders
BostInno
October 16, 2013

Former Patriot Jarvis Green Cooks With Kids At Children’s Hospital
WBZ Radio
October 16, 2013

Dudley Square Bike Club Attracts Flocks Of Bicycle-Loving Kids
WBUR
October 16, 2013

Saving Lives From Afar: Bridging The Knowledge (& Distance) Gaps In Health Care With The Cloud
The Huffington Post
October 15, 2013

Obesity Study $$: Who Cares Where They Come From?
MedPage Today
October 13, 2013

Raising awareness on concussions
The Boston Globe
October 13, 2013

Are pediatricians leading the way in innovation in healthcare?
MedTechBoston.com
October 12, 2013

Boston Children's Hospital Innovation Chief Talks Hurdles
InformationWeek
October 11, 2013

Children’s Patient Gets Big Win
Bengals.com
October 10, 2013

Boston Children’s Hospital Tracks the Flu
Boston Magazine
October 10, 2013

100 Club honors responders from Marathon tragedy
The Boston Globe
October 10, 2013

Survivors of pediatric brain tumors share a special bond
The Boston Globe
October 7, 2013

Field hockey: Holt back to her old self less than year removed from brain surgery
SeacoastOnline.com
October 4, 2013

Boston Children’s Hospital Study Finds U.S. States With More Firearm Laws Are Less Violent
OpposingViews.com
October 3, 2013

Mike Napoli signs on to help Children’s Hospital
The Boston Globe
October 2, 2013

Abiomed donates $375K to Boston Children's Heart Center | MassDevice.com On Call
Mass Device
October 2, 2013

Government Shutdown Slowing Medical Research In Boston And Beyond
WBUR
October 2, 2013

Mom's Pregnancy Weight Gain Tied to Kid's Obesity
MedPage Today
October 1, 2013
Also reported by U.S. News & World Report, NBC’s Today.com, Medical News Today, The Telegraph, WTIC (Connecticut) and The Plain Dealer

Boston Children's Innovation Awards Presented
Health Data Management
October 1, 2013

Red Sox Mike Napoli kicks off #GetBeard campaign in Medford
The Brockton Enterprise
October 1, 2013


 

 

 



 

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