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Archive - November 2018
In response to the NRA telling doctors to 'stay in their lane' on gun control, doctors loudly and clearly came back with this response: This is our lane. A surgeon explains their concern and urgency.
As death tolls rise from hate crimes, a psychiatrist wonders: Is it time to treat bigotry like a disease?
White men hold more racial bias toward blacks than white women do, and this harms blacks' health in significant ways. It not only can lead to some diseases but also impedes treatment.
Researchers tracked adolescents' sleep and scanned their brains. As expected, better sleep went with healthy brain development. Unexpected was the importance of one aspect of where teens slept.
Mass shootings bring terror in ways that people watching from afar can only imagine. And yet, society at large is affected, a trauma psychiatrist writes.
There is no vaccine or medicine for Zika. But researchers have identified factors in the blood that signal a fetus has Zika-related birth defects, helping mothers decide whether to terminate a pregnancy.