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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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Physicians need better training and empathy for the distinct symptoms and societal expectations men face to treat them effectively.

  • April 2, 2024

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Research & Technology

Since joining forces to serve wounded WWII soldiers, academic medical centers and veterans hospitals have partnered to produce innovations in health care.

  • Feb. 8, 2023
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While there is no cure, researchers say a newly approved drug, advanced testing, and increasing knowledge about the disease may improve patients’ lives.

  • Jan. 24, 2023
Lori Weiss, 65, a retired teacher, is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. She is enrolled in a drug clinical trial and is hopeful about recent progress in disease research.

Some people have never contracted the disease despite heavy exposure. Scientists are studying whether genetic mutations shield them from infection or illness.

  • Jan. 19, 2023
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Our annual list of the most-read AAMCNews stories of 2022.

  • Dec. 28, 2022
Top Stories of 2022

How lack of precise data collection masks diversity and health disparities among the Hispanic and/or Latino community.

  • Dec. 15, 2022
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Debunking medical lies can be too late to change minds. Prebunking strategy teaches disinformation tactics so people can recognize and resist false messages.

  • Dec. 8, 2022
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As more states legalize recreational cannabis, scientists still know little about its risks and benefits. That’s largely due to federal research restrictions.

  • Dec. 1, 2022
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Anxiety, confusion, and distrust of institutions drive people to accept medical myths. A mother’s experience shows the allure of compelling, unproven tales.

  • Nov. 3, 2022
Lydia Greene studying her nursing notes at home.

Most shooting victims survive, but many face an ordeal of medical care that costs patients, hospitals, and governments billions of dollars a year.

  • Oct. 18, 2022
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The end to the federal protection of the right to abortion has sparked increased interest in vasectomy and the quest for a “male pill.” What lies ahead?

  • Oct. 11, 2022
Aaron Zeleske and his partner hiking on the shore of Lake Michigan.