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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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From being deemed too weak to study medicine in the 19th century to now outnumbering male medical students, we look at U.S. women in medicine across decades.

  • March 5, 2024
Students at the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, one of the first U.S. medical schools for women, observe an operation in 1945.

The production and use of pharmaceuticals creates significant greenhouse gases. Hospitals are trying to reduce their own impact but face challenges.

  • Feb. 29, 2024
Covid-19 vaccine production line

Steven L. Kanter, MD, executive director of AAHCI and former head of AAHC, to retire in June after spearheading the merger of those organizations with AAMC.

  • Feb. 27, 2024
Steven L. Kanter, MD

Medical researchers and clinicians are making strides in understanding how to personalize treatment to individual patients’ needs.

  • Feb. 22, 2024
Melanie Rutkowski, PhD, associate professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology at the University of Virginia (UVA) is leading experiments that may contribute to personalized medicine in the future.

Penny Schnarrs, director of AAMC community relations and strategy, joins “Ask an Expert” to discuss the importance of building virtual communities.

  • Feb. 20, 2024
Beyond the White Coat presents Ask an Expert, Episode 5, with Penny Schnarrs, Director of Community Relations and Strategy

As a growing number of U.S. states ban treatment to align a young person’s body with their gender identity, doctors must halt care they say can be lifesaving.

  • Feb. 20, 2024
A young woman siting on a psychiatrist's couch in the consulting room and talking to her therapeutic practitioner.

Expanded summer pathway programs provide opportunities for disadvantaged students and promote equity in the medical field.

  • Feb. 15, 2024
Medical students teach medical techniques to undergraduate students who are participating in the summer Pre Med Enrichment Program at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) David Geffen School of Medicine.

To celebrate American Heart Month, here are five medical innovations that have improved cardiac care and provided hope for patients who had few options.

  • Feb. 13, 2024
Energy patterns create a human heart against a backdrop of energy fields in a photograph about heart issues, coronary research and energy fields in medicine.

Four years after the emergence of SARS-CoV-2, experts know a lot about mutating strains, vaccine effectiveness, long COVID, and other common questions.

  • Feb. 7, 2024
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These inspiring Black doctors overcame obstacles to battle inequities, run major institutions, discover breakthrough treatments, and improve care for millions.

  • Feb. 1, 2024
Eight prominent Black leaders in medicine. Top row (left to right): Selwyn Vickers, Valerie Rice, Griffin Rodgers, and Deborah Prothrow-Stith. Bottom row (left to right): David Satcher, Marcella Nunez-Smith, Alister Martin, and James Hildreth Sr.