White physicians need to examine where racism lives within them and how it lives through them to address the appalling racial inequities in healthcare.
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While artificial intelligence mimics tasks done by a human being, augmented intelligence is intended to help humans — like a dependable, highly intelligent associate.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hard at work finalizing a new proposed rule that could affect public health negatively.
Even though Watson has won Jeopardy twice, the computer’s answers should be treated with caution by healthcare professionals.
Researchers compared long-acting reversible contraceptive insertion rates in the 30 days before and after the 2016 presidential election.
Clinicians must weigh the benefits and challenges linked with self-disclosure of immigration status.
Navigating the dichotomy between providing quality health care and dealing with a patient’s reality can be a challenge.
It’s no surprise that recent events, including the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, have elicited a number of painful memories for people across the United States.
As the Trump White House continues to enact its approach to immigration, it’s important for physicians to apply principles of sanctuary doctoring to help patients feel safe.
By offering free tuition, NYU hopes to bring more diversity to their medical school program.
Talking to sick patients about their future health prospects is a challenge.
As patients continue to equip themselves with knowledge gleaned from sources outside the exam room, physicians must reassess their role.
Internationally, infertility is ranked as the fifth most serious disability among women.
Many healthcare organizations are trying a new tactic to reduce rates of burnout: gratitude.
By 2030, robots will likely replace 800 million workers. Will physicians make the cut?
As the global population grows, food sustainability and its effect on public health becomes even more important.
Nearly 12% of Americans live in households considered food insecure.
GoFundMe, one of the largest crowdfunding sites, reported that medical campaign funding has increased $2 billion from 2015 to 2016.
Watching episodes of the television medical drama House resulted in a significant shift in perceptions of obesity among medical students.
The $67 billion merger between Cigna and Express Scripts will be the first of its kind.
Evidence-based medicine is the cornerstone of clinical practice.
Data show that there is a significant difference in how black patients are treated compared with patients of other races.
Between the double shifts and stressful days, keeping energy up and eating right can seem like an insurmountable challenge.
Two Stanford researchers sought to study the effects of diversity on health care among men of color.
Whether you’re interested in writing for healthcare blogs or dabbling in a subject outside the realm of medical care, there’s something for anyone with an interest in a side hustle.
Patients and their families are advocating for their right to access the latest medical research papers to help find potential treatments and understand health conditions.
A case and commentary published in the AMA Journal of Ethics discusses the ethics of primary care physician response to direct-to-consumer genetic testing results of concerned patients.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recently released 15 recommendations for university staff, students, legislators, and professional organizations to eliminate sexual harassment.
Health care is a leading producer of environmental pollutants, but there’s reason to be hopeful this will change.
Medical students are choosing to forego lectures to use the time studying for the Step 1 exam instead.