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SPH This Week
July 17, 2016
Looking Ahead on Education
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On Courage
Two stories that illustrate the importance of courage in promoting the health of the public.
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SPH Awarded Contract to Evaluate Community Hospital Investment Program
Team receives $1.275 million from Massachusetts Health Policy Commission.
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Stronger Efforts Needed on Concurrent Opioid and Benzodiazepine Use
Forty percent of people seeking opioid detoxification also report taking potentially dangerous mix of Xanax and other benzodiazepines.
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New Consortium to Study Environmental Causes of Breast Cancer
David Scherr to lead research involving labs at BU and Tufts.
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Professor Teaches Health Economics in Bhutan
[VIDEO] Bruce Larson taught summer course at Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences.
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'Front Row Seat to Advocacy' For Alzheimer’s Patients
Jennifer Weuve discusses contributing to Alzheimer's Association 2016 Facts and Figures report.
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Public Health Research Reduced Smoking Deaths—It Could Do the Same for Gun Violence
What does it mean to view firearm violence as a public health problem?
by Michael Siegel and Sandro Galea
New York Times
More Nonsmoking Teens Inhaling Flavored Nicotine Through Vaping — quotes Michael Siegel, professor of community health sciences.
Will Our Children Actually Live Longer and Healthier Lives? — opinion by Dean Sandro Galea.
It’s Been 20 Years Since Dolly. Where’s My Clone? — quotes George Annas, professor of health law, policy & management.
Hospitals & Health Networks
Hospitals Team Up with Biggest Names in Pro Sports for Brand Awareness, Wellness — quotes Alan Sager, professor of health law, policy & management.