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Harvard undergrad Michael Chen works at the corner of med and tech

Michael Chen ’20 is spending the summer in the Department of Biomedical Informatics lab at Harvard Medical School, where he has worked since he started at the College. The applied math concentrator, who has always been intrigued by the intersection of medicine and technology, published a paper as first author this spring about a computer… Read More »

Price Transparency in Health Care Is Coming to the US — But Will It Matter? – Harvard Business Review

Executive Summary President Trump has instructed federal agencies to use their authority (established in part under provisions of the Affordable Care Act, which the administration regards as unconstitutional) to develop federal rules requiring disclosure of hospital prices in consumer-friendly, electronic form. This would include not just the list prices that hospitals purport to charge but… Read More »

Harvard Medical School Dean George Daley voices concerns about new Trump administration restrictions on use of fetal tissue in research

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new restrictions on government-funded research conducted on fetal tissue. The department said it would end such research conducted at the National Institutes of Health and terminate a $ 2 million contract it had for similar work conducted at the University of California… Read More »

Thunderclap headache: The “worst headache of my life” – Harvard Health Blog – Harvard Health

Not all headache disorders are the same. An excruciating, sudden-onset headache known as thunderclap headache (TCH) is a medical emergency, very different from more common headache disorders such as migraine and tension headache. If you develop TCH, you should call 911 or immediately go to the closest hospital. TCH is associated with a variety of… Read More »