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MGH surgeon, who treated #bombing victims in Afghanistan and #Boston, brings #tourniquet campaign to area schools

MGH surgeon, who treated #bombing victims in Afghanistan and Boston, brings tourniquet campaign to area schools

Health Leaders Media: What hospitals learned from the Boston Marathon Bombing

From Health Leaders Media A year after the two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring scores, the city is making final preparations for the 2014 marathon on Monday, April 21.  First responders and healthcare workers in particular have learned a number of lessons from the events … Continue reading Health Leaders Media: What hospitals learned from the Boston Marathon Bombing

Medical dispatches from the Boston #Marathon bombings

4/21 Check my Storify for updates on medical news. 4/21: More on the debate over whether docs might give pause when asked to treat bombing suspects. In this story. The doc in this  AP story addresses that:  "Dr. David Schoenfeld said 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev was unconscious and had so many penetrating wounds when he arrived at Beth Israel … Continue reading Medical dispatches from the Boston #Marathon bombings

Medical news from the Boston Marathon

Check out Boston.com's live blog. 10 am Boston police just made sweep of grandstand with their dogs, spectators were carefully and tightly shuffled out of key areas and credentials were being checked at every stop along the finish line. Front of the medical tent is completely covered with just one opening in the tarp allowing … Continue reading Medical news from the Boston Marathon

Surviving the Boston Marathon

Some people would rather die that run a marathon. Others run the marathon and almost die.  Here’s how Bostonians try to make sure runners avoid the big finish line in the sky.  From the Boston Athletic Association, sponsor of the Boston Marathon  The Athletes' Village will have two medical tents that can offer assistance with … Continue reading Surviving the Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon medics and truckin’ down Comm Ave.

(Sorry, I went to a The Grateful Dead show this weekend. I will spare you any long, strange trip puns.)   WBUR's Martha Bebinger had a nice piece on Marathon medics yesterday: BOSTON - For runners, the Boston Marathon - the oldest in the country, with Heartbreak Hill and storied champions - is legendary. In public health circles, it's … Continue reading Boston Marathon medics and truckin’ down Comm Ave.