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Mar 23, 2010

McLean Nurse Honored For Continued Support of the National Guard

McLean Hospital's Karen Slifka, RN, MS, CS, of Newton, was recently presented with the Patriot Award by the Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a leading advocate within the Department of Defense. The award recognizes Slifka for her...

Mar 11, 2010

New Findings May Lead to Improved Treatment of Schizophrenia

A family of molecules surrounding brain cells may play a critical role in the pathology of schizophrenia, according to findings being reported by researchers at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital. The findings may one day lead to improved diagnosis...

Mar 2, 2010

Breaking the Physician-Patient Boundaries on Facebook?

Facebook and other social networking websites are posing new ethical issues for doctor-patient relationships, according to researchers from Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital. Do patients’ “friending”—the act of initiating an...