For COVID-19 Prevention, Cues from Those Most Vulnerable
For the patients of Jay Fishman, Director of the Transplant Infectious Disease and Compromised Host Program at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the emerging COVID-19 infection control practices are just another day.
Disconnected Connections: The Risks of Social Media Addiction
Is social media, a ubiquitous platform in the digital age, the root of a modern paradox: causing widespread feelings of isolation even as it brings us (virtually) together? Gillian Galen, PsyD, a clinical psychologist at McLean Hospital, says there’s overwhelming evidence that it is.
New Year, New Habits: Is Procrastination Harming Your Health?
We’ve all done it: held a task hostage on our to-do list for weeks on end while we postponed tackling it for one reason or another.
Priority Care for Vulnerable Populations: 2019 in Review
In 2019, our Connect with Partners stories considered health care and medicine from many angles, uncovering advances and opportunities for innovation in patient care and systemic quality improvement across Partners HealthCare.
Celebrating the Holidays, Healthfully
The holidays bring fun with family and friends—which often revolves around food. But partaking in the festivities need not mean foregoing the healthy lifestyle choices you try to stick to during the rest of the year, says Jenna Koroly, MS, RD, LDN, a registered dietitian at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital (BWFH).
Holiday Cheer, at the Hospital
For patients experiencing illness and the caregivers who show up to support them 24/7, how can holiday festivity be brought within the hospital walls? In the cancer unit at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Thanksgiving arrived in the form of a potluck with green-bean casserole and pumpkin whoopie pies