Daily Mail – An extensive story on a study led by James Sargent and researchers at Pittsburgh University’s School of Medicine that found binge drinking by teenagers and young adults is strongly connected to listening to music that references branded alcohol. Sargent is a professor of pediatrics, of community and family medicine, of TDI, and a co-director of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center.
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ANI via Business Standard – A story on a study led by Samir Soneji that discovered increased tobacco use in young adults is linked to exposure to direct marketing of tobacco products. Soneji is an assistant professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.
New Hampshire Union Leader– A story on a study led by researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine, the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, and Thayer School of Engineering that found a new technique to detect small breast cancer tumors during surgery.
Orthopedics This Week – John-Erik Bell, an orthopedic surgeon at DHMC and an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery and of The Dartmouth Institute, has been named one of the top shoulder surgeons in the U.S.
WMUR – On Friday, 87 Geisel students found out where they would be beginning their medical residencies, WMUR reports.
Al Jazeera America – Quotes Ellen Meara, associate professor of The Dartmouth Institute, on a study that found many Americans don’t understand President Obama’s health care law or how health insurance works. Meara was not involved in the study.
The Greenfield Recorder – Jeffrey Hayer ’75, Geisel ’78, an orthopedic surgeon in Greenfield, Mass., has been named a Community Clinician of the Year in Massachusetts by the Franklin Medical Society.
New Hampshire Union Leader – Geisel has partnered with global nonprofit Aeras to conduct a trial of a new vaccine for tuberculosis (TB). Professor of Medicine Fordham von Reyn is quoted extensively.
National Journal – Quotes Carmen Marsit, associate professor of pharmacology and toxicology and of community and family medicine, who says “People, particularly in America, may believe that famine exposure during pregnancy could do something harmful. But it is also possible that chronic stress or chemical exposure can also lead to effects, and that similar molecular mechanisms are at play. There’s really a lot of amazing research out there proving that.”
Los Angeles Times – The Los Angeles Times reports that, in the 1970s, Jack Wennberg led a team of physicians in Maine who became the first in the country to examine health care variations across the region.