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Accelerating the Future of Medicine with Gene and Cell Therapy

Posted by Mass General Brigham on September 14, 2021

See what nearly two dozen healthcare, scientific and investment experts say are the key issues and opportunities in gene and cell therapy. The World Medical Innovation Forum and Recon Strategy teams have prepared a paper describing what’s ahead for these potentially game-changing discoveries.

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Topics: Providers, Mass General Brigham, Virtual innovation

Morgan’s story: Paralympic swimmer goes for gold after innovative amputations

Posted by Mass General Brigham on September 07, 2021

Morgan Stickney, a 24-year-old swimmer from New Hampshire, overcame two below-the-knee amputations to earn a spot on Team USA at the 2021 Tokyo Paralympic Games. She will compete in the 400-meter and 50-meter freestyle events.

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Topics: Providers, Mass General Brigham

Do you know about the laws that protect moms who choose to breastfeed?

Posted by Alyssa Malmquist on August 31, 2021

Last week we talked about introducing solid foods with breast milk and how moms can prepare for breastfeeding before a baby is born. As we reach the end of National Breastfeeding Month, we discuss how breastfeeding wasn't always as accepted as it is today and the laws put in place to protect moms who choose to breastfeed. Whether you're a provider, parent, or family member of a new parent—continue reading to learn more.

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Topics: Providers, Women's health

New study: Whiplash injuries now visible

Posted by Mass General Brigham on August 24, 2021

An international research group led by researchers from the Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital released a ground-breaking new study titled “Whiplash injuries associated with experienced pain and disability can be visualized with [11C]-D-deprenyl PET/CT” in the Journal of PAIN.

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Topics: Providers, Clinical health, Mass General Brigham, Physical health and wellness

Learn more about breastfeeding preparation & introducing solid foods

Posted by Alyssa Malmquist on August 19, 2021

Last week we talked about when a provider might recommend supplementing breast milk with formula. This week we'll focus on introducing solid foods while still breastfeeding and how moms that choose to breastfeed can prepare before a baby is born. Whether you're a provider, parent, or family member of a new parent—continue reading to learn more.

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Topics: Providers, Women's health, Members, Employers