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How medical schools can transform curriculums to undo racial biases

Medical school curriculums may misuse race and play a role in perpetuating physician bias, a team led by Penn Medicine researchers found in an analysis of curriculum from the preclinical

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Dr. Dre recovering from a brain aneurysm. What is that?

The news that rapper and record executive Dr. Dre is recovering from a brain aneurysm has many people wondering: What is a brain aneurysm? What can be done about it?

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Researchers create comprehensive database of head and neck cancers

In what is believed to be the most comprehensive molecular characterization to date of the most common type of head and neck cancer, researchers from the Johns Hopkins departments of

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Sleep disorders plague stroke survivors and put them at risk

People who have strokes or mini-strokes often experience a wide range of sleep disorders in the months that follow, a problem that can put them at increased risk for subsequent

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Certain antibiotics linked with upped risk for deadly aortic aneurysms

A widely used class of antibiotics has been linked to an increased risk of a potentially fatal blood vessel condition—even in younger, healthy people. In a study of millions of

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Fatal health threat to young African children reduced by innovative artistic intervention

The fatal threat from diarrhea and pneumonia to young children in the world’s poorer countries can be drastically reduced by using traditional performing arts to encourage mothers to provide youngsters

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Study reveals how one antibody blocks dangerous effects of dengue virus infection, offering potential path to prevention

A team of researchers has discovered an antibody that blocks the ability of the dengue virus to cause disease in mice. The findings open the potential for developing effective treatments

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Pour A Cup O’ Joe And Read This Article

Nothing perks up your mood, metabolism or day quite like a cup of coffee. But, the dizzying array of options when it comes to coffee can be mystifying. There are

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