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Why is abortion in America so polarized? How did we get where we are today, and what lies ahead? Leading legal expert and historian Mary Ziegler, JD, weighs in.

  • Sept. 21, 2023
Kam Lam, MD, MPH, a breastfeeding medicine specialist at the Cleveland Clinic, poses with her son Brandon, 1, daughter Natalie, 3, and husband Jason, an orthopedic surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic, at Niagara Falls.
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A former pediatric hospitalist shares her story of saving a child’s life — and why moments like these validate her career choice.

  • Sept. 19, 2023
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The shots offer new protection as variants emerge. Experts explain why to get them, how they differ from earlier vaccines, and factors patients should consider.

  • Sept. 14, 2023

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Excessive noise levels throughout the hospital can harm the physical and mental well-being of staff and patients. Here’s how to reduce the racket.

  • Aug. 10, 2023
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Redlining — the denial of home loans in Black neighborhoods — hurt the health of communities for years. Now, a medical school course addresses those inequities.

  • Aug. 1, 2023
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Making HIV testing a routine part of primary care could reduce inequities and infections, a health equity researcher argues.

  • July 25, 2023
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Medical student Joel Bervell shares how he got 140 million TikTok views and noticed by Oprah Winfrey — and how providers can become social media influencers.

  • May 11, 2023
Medical student Joel Bervell during a meeting of the White House Healthcare Leaders in Social Media Roundtable in 2022.
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Black teen suicides are growing at shocking rates. What’s going on, and what can be done to help save young Black lives? An expert weighs in.

  • April 11, 2023
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Nearly 50,000 people died from gun violence in 2021. Two experts explain how academic medicine can step up research, education, and advocacy to help save lives.

  • March 29, 2023
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Focusing on mental illness as the cause of mass shootings diverts attention from the larger problem of gun violence in the U.S., two experts argue.

  • Jan. 26, 2023
Police Line, Crime Scene, taped used to control crowd access during police activity.
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The U.S. Supreme Court could erase years of progress in improving the diversity of the medical student population.

  • Jan. 17, 2023
This is a view from above of a group of medical students looking up and smiling for the camera. They are standing in a lecture hall with table behind them.
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During COVID-19, doctors have been allowed to provide medications for opioid addiction via telehealth. Now, we need those temporary rules made permanent.

  • Dec. 20, 2022
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Black patients wait a year longer for an organ transplant than White patients — and that’s just one transplant inequity. An expert offers a way forward.

  • Nov. 29, 2022
Jewel Mullen, MD, MPH, MPA