WCAX – An extensive story on a youth counseling and research program organized by the Geisel School of Medicine and Burlington’s Spectrum Youth and Family Services which will offer out-patient counseling to Burlington-area teens and their parents struggling with substance abuse.
Articles by: Geisel Communications
The Choosing Wisely campaign, lists of services developed by physicians’ specialty societies, is a good start to spark discussion between physicians their patients about treatments and tests that may not be warranted.
Valley News – An extensive story on health clinic services offered to the Claremont Soup Kitchen by students from the Geisel School of Medicine.
Dartmouth engineers and radiologists are developing new approaches for an emerging technique in diagnostic imaging for breast cancer—MRI with near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS).
United Press International – A story on a Dartmouth study that found, after a systematic review of 1,508 citations, that health care savings are not as low as expected when patients are more involved in their own medical care.
From a patient’s bedside in Mexico, Rosa Hernandez saw her future as a healer. Discover more about this first-year medical student’s journey from Los Angeles to MIT to Clínica Guadalupana in Mexico to Geisel and Dartmouth.
A scientific breakthrough may give the field of radiation oncology new tools to increase the precision and safety of radiation treatment in cancer patients by helping doctors “see” the powerful beams of a linear accelerator as they enter or exit the body.
USA Today – Quotes David Goodman—a professor of pediatrics and of health policy, director of the Center for Health Policy Research, and co-principal investigator for Dartmouth Atlas—on variations in tonsillectomy procedures, or tonsil removal surgeries.
Consumer Reports– Quotes Seddon Savage, Geisel ’80, associate professor of anesthesiology at Geisel and director of the Dartmouth Center on Addiction Recovery and Education.
A new statistical approach to measuring the cancer burden in the United States reveals decades of progress in fighting cancer, progress previously masked by the falling death rates of other diseases.