Politicians, Affiliates Rally for St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Amid Ongoing Steward Financial Crisis

Dozens of politicians, nurses, residents, and other affiliates of St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton gathered on Monday in support of the hospital, which faces an uncertain future amid the deep financial troubles of its owner, Steward Health Care.

Moderna Relocates to New, 462,000-Square-Foot Kendall Square Headquarters

Cambridge-based biotechnology giant Moderna, known for developing a Covid-19 vaccine, has relocated its headquarters to a new 462,000-square-foot complex at 325 Binney Street in Kendall Square — a move to foster innovation as the company expands its commercial business.

Lawyers Present Opening Arguments in Wrongful Death Trial Over 2015 Student Suicide

Attorneys representing the estate of Luke Z. Tang ’18, a sophomore student who died by suicide on Harvard’s campus in 2015, told a jury on Tuesday that Harvard Counseling and Mental Health Service employee Melanie G. Northrop was negligent in her care for Tang.

GSAS Student Council Nominates 6 Board Members, Leaves 12 Roles Including Presidency Unfilled

The Harvard Graduate of Arts and Sciences Student Council nominated Ph.D. candidates Walter Shen and Max Street for elections to GSC executive and advisory board positions at a meeting Wednesday night, joining four students who were nominated before the meeting began.

HUHS Saw Fewer Virtual Appointments, Mental Health Visits in FY 2023

Harvard University Health Services reported a decrease in the number of virtual patient visits in the 2023 fiscal year compared to 2022, according to the healthcare provider’s annual report published Wednesday.

Harvard University Health Services Warns Students About Spike in Respiratory Illness

Harvard University Health Services leadership warned affiliates to exercise additional caution amid rising cases of respiratory illness in an email to Harvard affiliates on Tuesday.

HUHS Removes Mental Health Care Visit Limits for Student Health

Harvard University Health Services announced on Monday it would remove visit limits for outpatient mental health care and medical consultations under Harvard’s student health insurance plan.

NIH Director Monica Bertagnolli Talks Rebuilding Public Health Trust Post-Covid

Former Harvard Medical School professor Monica M. Bertagnolli spoke about the need to restore trust in public health after beginning as National Institutes of Health director in November.

Harvard School of Public Health Hosts Talk on Social Connectedness, Health Equity Research

The Harvard School of Public Health hosted a presentation by Koichiro Shiba, a professor of epidemiology at Boston University’s School of Public Health, for the third segment of the Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness Center’s Loneliness and Well-being Seminar series on Wednesday afternoon.

‘A Life-Saving Therapy’: Students Organize Blood Drive with Mass General Bloodmobile

In response to the ongoing nationwide blood shortage, the Harvard Undergraduate Premedical Society held a blood drive in partnership with the Massachusetts General Hospital this Tuesday. MGH’s bloodmobile collected donations in the Littauer Center parking lot.

HMS Study Finds Abortion Restrictions May Increase Number of Children in Foster Case

A study conducted by affiliates from Harvard Medical School found a significant relationship between abortion restrictions and the number of children in the foster care system.

Harvard Medical School-Affiliated Researchers Find One in Five on Paxlovid Experience Covid-19 Rebound

Harvard Medical School-affiliated researchers published research on Nov. 14 showing that one in five patients who used the antiviral drug Paxlovid experienced a rebound case of Covid-19, compared to 2 percent of patients who did not use the drug.

Public Health Professor Kari Nadeau Discusses Wildfire Research at Climate Health Event

Kari C. Nadeau, professor of climate and population studies at the Harvard School of Public Health, discussed the increasing severity of wildfires and their detrimental effects on human health at a virtual presentation Thursday evening.

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