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Op-ed: The future of artificial intelligence in medicine

A new artificial intelligence chatbot has the potential to transform the future of medical diagnosis, according to a February 13 op-ed in STAT co-authored by Andrew Beam, an assistant professor of epidemiology at Harvard Chan School.

We're better off when we can breathe easy

Until the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us didn't think about indoor air very much, if at all. But healthy buildings expert Joseph Allen has been studying indoor air for years. He says that since we spend 90% of…

Telemedicine use surging in coronavirus pandemic

As people avoid hospitals and doctors’ offices to slow the spread of coronavirus, they’re increasingly using telemedicine—virtual connection with medical professionals via mobile devices or computer—according to a March 19, 2020 WGBH story. Several large telehealth companies are…

Gaining insight into women's health

Could an app help scientists better understand menstruation, fertility, and menopause? On the latest episode of This Week in Health, Shruthi Mahalingaiah and JP Onnela talk about the groundbreaking Apple Women’s Health Study. Shruthi Mahalingaiah, an assistant professor of environmental, reproductive, and…

A virtual visit with your doctor

New research shows that while telemedicine is on the rise in the U.S., it’s still relatively uncommon. In this week’s podcast we’ll explore ways to increase use of remotely delivered medical care among doctors and patients.