January 14, 2005 Table of Contents
HOTLINEmast.gif (13932 bytes)  January 14, 2005
  • Healing and hope after the tsunami
    MGH Chaplaincy and MGH Administration held a special prayer service, "Healing after the Tsunami," Jan. 10 in the O'Keeffe Auditorium, allowing employees, staff, volunteers, patients and visitors to come together to remember those who have been affected by this brutal catastrophe.
  • Departments relocate to Yawkey Center in phase two
    The Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care officially opened its doors to patients and staff last October, offering the state-of-the-art care that has come to be expected from the MGH. By Jan. 18, other outpatient programs will make the move to the Yawkey Center in phase two of the relocation plans.
  • MGHers rally together to help tsunami survivors
    Hasan Bazari, MD, of the MGH Department of Medicine, is one of the lucky ones. Hailing from a coastal village near the Indian Ocean, Bazari is one of many Americans who come from that part of the world hit by the recent tsunami, watching the news coverage with great sadness.
  • New network of immune cells discovered
    A previously unknown network of immune cells has been discovered in the
    mammalian gastrointestinal system by researchers at the MGH Center for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.
  • Even pets need insurance
    Many pet owners consider their pets to be a part of their families. And just like family members who can benefit from health insurance when they are sick, so can pets.

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