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Sep 24, 2010

OCD Stories: An Evening of Reflection, Humor, and Education

Doctors who treat people with obsessive compulsive disorder, family members of people with OCD, and those who suffer from OCD will engage in a night of true storytelling as a way to recognize OCD Awareness Week. Presented by the International OCD...

Apr 27, 2010

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report

Long-term anabolic steroid use may weaken the heart more than previously thought and may increase the risk of heart failure, according to research reported in Circulation: Heart Failure, an American Heart Association journal. Anabolic-androgenic...

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...

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...