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Emergency physician and bestselling author Uché Blackstock, MD, recounts her journey from academic medicine to a career as a social justice entrepreneur.

  • April 11, 2024
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How warmer temperatures and ‘botanical sexism’ are exacerbating seasonal allergies and what allergists recommend to minimize the health effects.

  • April 9, 2024
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This summer, tens of thousands of brand-new doctors start residency. Bootcamps help get them ready with practice in hands-on procedures and real-world skills.

  • April 4, 2024

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Cannabidiol has been used for insomnia, anxiety, and more. But is marijuana’s cousin safe and effective? And is it legal? Your CBD questions answered.

  • July 20, 2023
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Farm work, geography, and health care gaps leave them vulnerable to extreme weather. But research on the health impacts and effective prevention is thin.

  • July 13, 2023
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In a new golden age of space exploration, opportunities for medical research and clinical expertise in aerospace medicine arise.

  • July 6, 2023
Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley pose for a photo at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida prior to the NASA/SpaceX launch of the first Commercial Crew mission May 30, 2020. Posing in blue flight suits are NASA flight surgeons Joe Dervay, MD, right, and Steve Hart, MD, left.
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Fetal surgeons can already remove deadly tumors, unblock clogged aortas, and treat spinal abnormalities in utero. What’s coming next may be even more dramatic.

  • June 29, 2023
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Chronic pain is common, but its biological mechanisms remain a mystery. While researchers seek answers, doctors focus on how pain affects a patient’s life.

  • June 27, 2023
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Take a journey through the body, back in time to the start of nursing, and into the world of gene sequencing all from your couch with this year’s summer reads.

  • May 25, 2023
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The AAMC sent this open letter to its member institutions to recommit to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a strategic priority for the AAMC.

  • May 22, 2023
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Decades after hallucinogens were outlawed, researchers are using them to treat disorders like PTSD, depression, and addiction. One puzzle is how they work

  • May 18, 2023
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The AAMC issued this statement following President Biden’s announcement of his intent to nominate Monica Bertagnolli, MD, as the next director of the NIH.

  • May 15, 2023
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Every day, scientists strive to solve some of medicine’s toughest questions. Here are recent breakthroughs that tackle painful conditions and deadly diseases.

  • May 4, 2023
Suchi Saria, PhD, director of the Machine Learning, AI and Healthcare Lab at Johns Hopkins (right), studies patient data produced by an artificial intelligence system that quickly detects sepsis to help save lives.