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L.G.B.T. people experience a range of social, economic and medical disparities that jeopardize their long-term health. [Read More]
I've never cared for a Hmong child, but I often think about what it would be like. The summer before we started medical school, I... [Read More]
Blacks and Hispanics make up only small percentage of medical school graduates. [Read More]
As judges routinely serve into their 70s and 80s and beyond, some courts — but not the Supreme Court — are taking significant steps to... [Read More]
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Longer lives, longer terms and tougher nomination fights, as well as a premium on youth. [Read More]
On my last night of residency, a friend and I swapped our most memorable stories. We recalled the nights of panic and triumph caring for... [Read More]
or unwilling - to include social factors in how we support and pay doctors. [Read More]
Americans with serious mental illnesses die 15 to 30 years younger than those without. [Read More]
In medicine, language is supposed to be cautious and precise, the opposite of the political hyperbole that infects Donald Trump's words.        ... [Read More]
What to do when we don't know what to do. [Read More]
Political preferences shape how doctors feel about guns, abortion, Obamacare and stem cells. We were happy to find they don't affect end-of-life care.       ... [Read More]
Trust, in each other and in American institutions, is vital for our social and economic well-being: It allows us to work, buy, sell and vote... [Read More]
A growing distrust could be dangerous to public health and safety. [Read More]
It seems sensible to encourage "personal responsibility," and yet policies that invoke the phrase can make health problems worse. [Read More]
Happiness has little to do with it. Research suggests meaning in your life is important for well-being. [Read More]
Happy medical residents are all alike. Every unhappy resident would take a long time to count.It's no secret that medical training is grueling: long hours,... [Read More]
Happy medical residents are all alike. Every unhappy resident would take a long time to count.It's no secret that medical training is grueling: long hours,... [Read More]
Female medical residents and physicians endure bias and a larger burden with home duties. They also face a greater risk of depression and suicide. [Read More]
Some have made large improvements in certain areas. What have they done to get better? [Read More]
A study shows how lobbying and political dynamics can change congressional and hospital behavior — and raise costs. [Read More]
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