Fall 2012


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The Trick of Staying Alive

A disco hit from the 1970s has morphed into a life-saving soundtrack for cardiac arrest

The Baystate Chronicles

We pay a visit to our westernmost affiliate, where first-rate medicine rules

Time Enough

When the roles of being a doctor and being a mom collide, all bets are off

Science Denied

Why are creationism and the anti-vaccine movement going strong?

Big Splash

With the row of a lifetime, Gevvie Stone, '14, caps her Olympic dream

Time for Delivery

Babies who stay in the womb longer seem to do better on tests of intelligence later

Fracture Prevention

New study finds that daily dose of vitamin D helps the elderly avoid injury

Passion for the Days to Come

Graduates urged to be ‘agents of change’ in a challenging time

Fitness in a Bottle

Are sports drinks any better than water for the weekend warrior?

Stepping Up

At White Coat Ceremony, 200 first-years mark transition from the classroom to patient care

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Alzheimer’s Pathway

A single brain trauma affects an enzyme associated with the disease

Nervous Dads, Anxious Daughters

Male mice exposed to chronic social stress early in life produce anxiety-ridden female offspring

Weight Watchers

The link between TV and obesity expands along with our viewing time

Gambling With Their Health

In states that allow smoking in casinos, researchers raise concerns about the health of nonsmoking patrons