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A Father at the Scene
Crime

A Father at the Scene

James Pittelli of New York was waiting for his son, who was undergoing heart surgery when police rushed into the waiting area. "People came in and started yelling, ‘You gotta get out, you gotta get out of the building now.’”

Shooting at Brigham
Crime

Shooting at Brigham

A police officer stands outside the Shapiro building of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Longwood on Tuesday, where Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor Michael J. Davidson was shot earlier that morning.

Conflict at the Scene
Crime

Conflict at the Scene

Members of the Boston Police Department and Brigham and Women's Hospital personnel cross Francis Street away from the Harvard-affiliated hospital's Shapiro building, where Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor Michael J. Davidson was shot on Tuesday morning.

Outside Brigham and Women's Hospital
Crime

Outside Brigham and Women's Hospital

Brigham and Women's hospital personnel cross Francis Street outside the Shapiro building where Harvard Medical School assistant professor Michael J. Davidson was shot Tuesday morning.

Research

Company Partners with Harvard, Brigham To Develop Ebola Drug

Canadian pharmaceutical company H&P Labs, Inc., announced earlier this month a partnership with Harvard and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital dedicated to the development of a new drug to fight the Ebola virus.

Vivek Murphy
Politics

Senate Approves Med School Prof. Murthy as Surgeon General

Though President Barack Obama nominated Murthy for the position in Nov. 2013, conservative members of Congress objected to his history of political activism.

Health

Researchers Uncover Link Between Mediterranean Diet, Aging

A recent study by researchers at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital shows that telomeres, biomarkers of aging, could contribute to the benefits of this dietary pattern.

Research

Blood Mutations May Indicate Higher Cancer Likelihood, Researchers Find

Two independent research teams affiliated with Harvard have found a link between a mutation in the blood and an increase in the likelihood of developing blood cancers.

Research

New Genetic Testing May Aid in Cancer Treatment

Experts say that a new gene screening called the Rapid Heme Panel may be a game-changer in cancer treatment.

Research

Study: Police Face Higher Risk of Cardiac Death Under Stress

The research follows a previous study on the risk of sudden cardiac death members of the fire service face in high stress versus non-emergency situations.

Research

Researchers Recreate Pain-Sensing Neurons

The study specifically aimed to simulate primary afferent nociceptors, very specialized pain-sensing neurons.

HUHS Town Hall
On Campus

HUHS Town Hall

Director of Harvard University Health Services, Dr. Paul Barreira, second from left, answers a student's question at HUHS's second Town Hall meeting this week. The meeting on Wednesday evening in Emerson Hall gave students the opportunity to join in a discussion about proposed changes to HUHS.

Anonymous Question
On Campus

Anonymous Question

UC Vice President, Sietse K. Goffard '15 asks HUHS panelists an anonymous question during a town hall meeting on Wednesday evening in Emerson Hall. Attendees of the meeting were encouraged to ask questions about changes to HUHS, or text Goffard their inquires if they wished to remain anonymous.

Counter Throwback
Harvard Medical School

Study Finds Connection Between Lead Poisoning, Breast Milk

After publishing the results of his study in July, S. Allen Counter, Jr., Clinical Professor of Neurology at the Harvard Medical School, has led efforts to mitigate lead poisoning through education.

Research

Study: Anti-HIV Drugs Shown Largely Safe for Pregnant Women

The recent study examined the incidence of negative health effects in infants whose mothers used antiretrovirals and was designed to help doctors assemble the safest combination of HIV drugs by indicating which are associated with the least risk.

Black Lives Matter Protester
Race

Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

Harvard Stadium
Allston

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene
Crime

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"
College

The Top 10 Stories of 2014