Current Environment:

‘I want my child back!’ How social media make kids’ anxiety and depression worse
From The Boston Globe. Authored by Michael Rich, MD, MPH.

How medical providers and partners can work toward children’s health equity
From U.S. News & World Report. Snehal Shah, MD, MPH, is quoted.

For the first time, influential task force recommends screening children 8 and older for anxiety
From CNN. Oscar Bukstein, MD, MPH, is quoted.

Lasker Award honors development of noninvasive prenatal DNA test
From The New York Times. Timothy A. Springer, PhD, has won the Lasker award.

Billionaire scientist Timothy Springer awarded 2022 Lasker Prize For Basic Research
From Forbes. Timothy A. Springer, PhD, has won the Lasker award. 

2 Boston-area scientists win prestigious Lasker Awards for cell research
From The Boston Globe. Timothy A. Springer, PhD, has won the Lasker award. 

An ACL tear that heals itself?
From The Wall Street Journal. Orthopedic Surgeon-in-Chief Martha Murray, MD, is quoted.

Pfizer says its RSV vaccine protects against severe illness in older adults
From NBC News. Ofer Levy, MD, PhD, is quoted.

Boston’s new mental health czar lays out his goals
From The Boston Globe. Kevin Simon, MD, is featured.

Why should younger kids get older COVID booster shots?
From WCVB-TV Channel 5. Kristin Moffitt, MD, is interviewed.

What to know about long COVID in kids
From TIME Magazine. Adrienne Randolph, MD, MSc, is quoted.

Bluebird wins U.S. approval for a gene therapy to treat patients with a rare blood disorder
From STAT. Chief of Hematology and Oncology, David Williams, MD, is quoted.