Make your own #pharmaceuticals Thursday at the #CambSciFest

Probably not, but you never know. Maybe someone will get lucky. Also know that today's (Thursday) cancer mini-golf tournament is rescheduled to Friday. Be a Medicine Hunter April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Novartis, 22 Windsor St. Cambridge USA  Novartis scientists are hunting for new medicines that will change the practice of medicine and improve patients’ lives. Meet … Continue reading Make your own #pharmaceuticals Thursday at the #CambSciFest

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Covering health care — from DNA to ACA — is a challenge. Three reporters share insights and tips at Harvard Law #healthintheheadlines

See #healthintheheadlines for tweets from Wenesdays panel of three top journalists on the challenge of covering healthcare today https://t.co/AboXfZ2VJU — COM 201 (@CO201) April 5, 2018 #healthintheheadlines is now wrapped up! Look for a recording of the panel on our site in a few days! Thanks to @jrovner @rachanadixit @sangerkatz and @emma_sandoe for joining us! … Continue reading Covering health care — from DNA to ACA — is a challenge. Three reporters share insights and tips at Harvard Law #healthintheheadlines

Boston events, week of 3/19/18: Will climate change kill us? Find out this week.

Ms. Marsa won't be here this week, but there will be a lot of talk on climate change. Monday Noon.  "Methane: A Uniquely Difficult Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Problem."   Robert Kleinberg.   HKS:  Bell Hall, Belfer Building.   Details. Tuesday 1p.  "Climate Change, Air Quality, and Human Health."   Patrick Kinney.   Harvard Global Health Institute, 42 Church St., Cambridge.   Details, RSVP. … Continue reading Boston events, week of 3/19/18: Will climate change kill us? Find out this week.

2/26 : Big chickens, big data and more. #Health and #medicined #events in #Boston this week

Pick of the week.  Tuesday  at 7: "Big Chicken."   Maryn McKenna.   Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave.  Details. Mckenna is a clear, lively writer who owns this topic. Still time to get there Monday 2/26 11am"The Road to the Future is Paved with Data."   John Quackenbush.   Tufts:  Ballou Hall, Coolidge Room.   Details. Genomics has transformed biological … Continue reading 2/26 : Big chickens, big data and more. #Health and #medicined #events in #Boston this week

Events this week: #Healthcare, #diversity and #selfdrivingcars

In Somerville tonight  The Scientists of The Fenway Institute On Diversity and Doctors: The Science of Inclusive Healthcare Monday, January 29th, 6:30-8:00pm at The Burren (247 Elm St, Somerville MA 02144) (directions) People are diverse; healthcare should reflect that diversity. Founded in 1971 on the belief that “healthcare is a right, not a privilege”, Fenway … Continue reading Events this week: #Healthcare, #diversity and #selfdrivingcars

Two babies, two rattles, one heart. The complicated decision to separate conjoined twins when only one will survive

Oscar J. Benavidez, MD, the MGH pediatric cardiologist  involved in a difficult separation of conjoined twin girls, remembers a painful moment on the day of surgery. When the joined babies were rolled into the OR, each was holding a rattle. He and the others knew: only one of them would leave the operating room alive. … Continue reading Two babies, two rattles, one heart. The complicated decision to separate conjoined twins when only one will survive

12/5 live forum: Health researchers and payers are way ahead on big data. But, can they keep it secure?

From health data pioneer John Halamka, who will be part of this panel: The new threats to information security and integrity are state sponsored cyberterrorism, hackivism and organized crime.  Every CIO I know loses sleep over these threats.  Let’s work together to identify emerging threats, implement best practices for mitigating risks and investigate promising new … Continue reading 12/5 live forum: Health researchers and payers are way ahead on big data. But, can they keep it secure?