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What happens when doctors discriminate against patients?

Physicians have a long history of discriminating against patients, and racial discrimination only scratches the surface of current problems facing patients who seek access to care. The Tuskegee Syphilis trials demonstrated how the medical community exploited and compromised the trust of African American patients. Recent research indicates that out of a study of 222 residents… Read More »

Instagram model looks to remove illegal butt injections, warns others against procedure: ‘Don’t do it!’

An author and Instagram model is warning her fans about the dangers of illegal butt fillers after her own posterior became “discolored” and began sagging “more than it used to.” Courtney Barnes, known on Instagram as Ms. Miami, had originally gotten the illegal cosmetic procedures at “black market pumping parties” when she was just 22, Barcroft… Read More »

Low-Fat Diet Could Be a Weapon Against Breast Cancer – U.S. News & World Report

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Low-Fat Diet Could Be a Weapon Against Breast Cancer  U.S. News & World Report A Low-Fat Diet May Lower the Risk of Dying from Breast Cancer  TIME Lower-fat diet reduces risk of dying from breast cancer, study says  Washington Post Low-fat diet helps reduce risk of dying from breast cancer, study finds  NBCNews.com Low-fat… Read More »

How exercise may protect against Alzheimer's

Athletes know a vigorous workout can release a flood of endorphins: “feel-good” hormones that boost mood. Now there’s evidence that exercise produces another hormone that may improve memory and protect against Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study co-led by Ottavio Arancio, MD, PhD, a researcher at Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and… Read More »