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Transgender Kids: What Does It Take To Make Them Thrive?
Scientific American
January 1, 2016


Everything We Know About Obesity - and Low-Fat Diets - Is Wrong
Boston magazine
January 1, 2016

Dracut, Methuen show heart for Middlemiss family
Boston Herald
January 3, 2016

Staff, patients at Children's Hospital treated to Disney On Ice
The Boston Globe
January 4, 2016

Will The "Always Hungry" Diet Revolutionize Weight Loss?
January 5, 2016

In Mass. schools, a focus on well-being
The Boston Globe
January 5, 2016

Gene therapy is doing all that we hope for, so far
Genetic Literacy
January 6, 2016

21 fresh faces and bold new ideas from Boston
The Boston Globe
January 6, 2016

Oral contraceptives don't increase risk of birth defects
Harvard Gazette
January 6, 2016

A bid to make Mass. hub of digital health world
The Boston Globe
January 7, 2016

Massachusetts announces plan for digital health hub in Boston
MobiHealth News
January 7, 2016

Toddlers become best friends while recovering from kidney transplants
January 8, 2016

"Vilsack should be sacked": Experts react to dietary guidelines
January 8, 2016

Increased opioid addiction feared
Worcester Telegram and Gazette
January 9, 2016

Treat gun violence as a public health issue
The New York Times
January 10, 2016

To find the roots of dyslexia, Boston Children's coaxes babies into MRI
January 11, 2016

New program allows ALS patients to communicate in their own voices long after they lose the ability to speak
January 11, 2016

"Overeating does not make you fat," expert says
The Boston Globe
January 12, 2016

Duchenne pioneer says FDA's rejection of Sarepta's drug "would be a travesty"
Boston Business Journal
January 13, 2016

Blood cells could determine whether kids get allergies
January 13, 2016

Drug 'cocktail' could restore vision in optic nerve injury
January 14, 2016

Study shows less physically mature ice hockey players have prolonged concussion symptoms
January 15, 2016

Class Act: Samantha Duncan
January 15, 2016

The best way for teens to recover from overuse injuries
The Wall Street Journal
January 18, 2016

How Twitter can help bolster your hospital's patient experience strategy
Hospitals & Health Networks
January 19,2016

How I Started the Only Clinic for Transgender Kids and Teens in Texas
January 20, 2016

NEJM: It's Time for "Patient-Driven Health Information Economy"
MedCity News
January 20, 2016

Adorable Toddlers Become Best Friends After Receiving Kidney Transplants
January 22, 2016

Rare Surgery Gives Young Girl a "Freaky Foot" and Hope to Run Again
January 22, 2106 

What Football Does to the Brain
MIT Technology Review
January 22, 2016 

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- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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