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In Brief: Pregnancy Reduces Risk of Alcohol Use Disorder in Women and Their Partners

Because even small amounts of fetal exposure to alcohol have been associated with a constellation of adverse effects, women who are pregnant are counselled to avoid all consumption of alcohol.  Women who are pregnant or planning to conceive are highly motivated and often make fairly significant changes in their health behaviors; however, we have seen… Read More »

Partners, Harvard Pilgrim Suspend Healthcare Merger Talks

By Jacqueline LaPointe November 20, 2018 – Partners HealthCare, the largest hospital system in Massachusetts, recently halted healthcare merger talks with local insurer Harvard Pilgrim Health Care over concerns the deal would not earn regulatory approval. “Now isn’t the right time to try to push something like that ahead,” Partners President and CEO, David Torchiana, MD,… Read More »