Oct. 15, 2014 — The evolution of diversity in medical education is the topic of a recent article. Achieving diversity in today's medical schools goes beyond bringing underrepresented students into the fold, the ... full story
Oct. 15, 2014 — Having had children -- particularly early in life -- and a dysfunctional romantic relationship are the two most frequently cited reasons when low-income mothers are asked about why they find ... full story
Oct. 15, 2014 — One of the tenets for minimizing the risk of spreading Ebola Virus has been a 21-day quarantine period for individuals who might have been exposed to the virus. But a new study suggests that 21 days ... full story
Oct. 14, 2014 — The homebound status of adults over the age of 65 in the aftermath of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake is still a serious public health concern, a study suggests. Of 2,327 older adults surveyed, ... full story
Oct. 14, 2014 — States with a large minority population tend to incarcerate more people, research has concluded. States with large African-American populations are more likely to have harsher incarceration ... full story
Oct. 14, 2014 — From performing surgery and flying planes to babysitting kids and driving cars, today’s robots can do it all. With chatbots such as Eugene Goostman recently being hailed as “passing” the Turing ... full story
Oct. 8, 2014 — Novel use of UK national data finds a growing gap between the prices of more and less healthy foods between 2002 and 2012. Healthy foods in 2012 are three times more expensive per calorie than less ... full story
Oct. 8, 2014 — Asian Americans are at a high risk for diabetes, hypertension, heart attack and stroke because are under a misconception that their diet is healthy and not a risk factor for these chronic diseases, ... full story
Oct. 6, 2014 — More than two million people are incarcerated in the United States, the world's highest incarceration rate. Researchers report that while many people need to be in prison for the safety of ... full story
Oct. 6, 2014 — An economist scrutinizes firm data suggesting diverse offices function more effectively. At the same time, individual employees may prefer less diverse settings. The study, analyzing a large ... full story
Oct. 2, 2014 — Recruiting health workers with high levels of internal motivation is critical for work in difficult conditions, where their personal security and health might be compromised, according to new ... full story
Oct. 1, 2014 — It’s old news that open-source 3-D printing is cheaper than conventional manufacturing, not to mention greener and incredibly useful for making everything from lab equipment to chess pieces. Now ... full story
Sep. 29, 2014 — A federal, public database launched September 30 with the intention of bringing transparency to financial relationships between physicians and industry may instead result in opacity and ... full story
Sep. 24, 2014 — Very few matters draw as much public attention as the ongoing debate surrounding national healthcare services. When we speak of even the most basic access to medicines and cures - particularly ... full story
Sep. 22, 2014 — As genetic sequencing technologies continue to evolve rapidly, becoming part of clinical care, there is a critical need to establish appropriate policies and regulatory frameworks to address ... full story
Friend or Foe: 'Devastating' Number of Hate-Fuelled Crimes Are Committed by Friends, Colleagues, Carers of VictimsSep. 21, 2014 — People in trustworthy positions to victims, such as friends or carers, can be sources of cruelty and hate, a new study has concluded. Hate crime victims have recorded being tipped from wheelchairs, ... full story
Sep. 19, 2014 — A possible 6,800 new Ebola cases this are predicted this month, as suggested by researchers who used modelling analysis to come up with their figures. The rate of new cases significantly increased in ... full story
Sep. 17, 2014 — As the United Kingdom forms a new crime unit designed to fight food fraud -- in response to an uproar last year over horse meat being passed off as beef -- scientists are reporting a technique for ... full story
- Diversity in medical education: Not so black and white anymore
- Why me? Many women living in poverty blame children, love life
- Study questions 21-day quarantine period for Ebola
- Many older adults still homebound after 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake
- Size of minority population impacts states' prison rates, study finds
- How to train a robot: Can we teach robots right from wrong?
- Price gap between more and less healthy foods grows
- Reducing chronic disease in asian americans: Researchers target diet
- Sesame Street goes to jail: Physicians should follow
- Workplace diversity can help bottom line, study shows
- Is Australia prepared for Ebola?
- Ethical filament: Can fair trade plastic save people and the planet?
- Friend or foe: 'Devastating' number of hate-fuelled crimes are committed by friends, colleagues, carers of victims
- 'Compassionate use' and other means of accessing unproven, unapproved treatments could impact long-term medical benefits
- Why are consumers willing to spend more money on ethical products?
- Exxon Valdez 2014: Does media coverage of humanmade disasters contribute to consumer complacency?
- Recommendations to improve scientific decision-making
- In wake of uproar over Facebook’s emotional manipulation study, bioethics scholars say new rules are 'moral imperative'
- Long-term effects of childhood asthma influenced by socioeconomic status
- Poverty-obesity link more prevalent for women than men, study shows
- When casualties increased, war coverage became more negative
- New way to predict hurricane strength, destruction
- Everyday discrimination impacts mental health
- Sickle cell patients who experience discrimination miss out on treatment
- An evolutionary approach to epidemics
- Poverty, not bias, explains racial/ethnic differences in child abuse
- Discrimination among homeless adults in Toronto with mental illness
- Global food trade may not meet all future demand, study indicates
- Recommendation by a physician could halve racial disparity in who gets a flu shot
- Social welfare may fall in a more ethical market
- Study of Chilean quake shows potential for future earthquake
- Could urbanization, biodiversity be compatible?
- Scared of crime? Science shows that healthy fear of crime is a good thing
- Transgender relationships undermined by stigma
- Young people support LGBT rights but disagree on priorities
- Seeing more African Americans in prison increases support for policies that exacerbate inequality
- Victims of war: How Gaza conflict will traumatize a generation of adolescents
- Life expectancy gap between blacks and whites in U.S. varies considerably across states
- Animalistic descriptions of violent crimes increase punishment of perpetrators
- Children in immigrant families more likely to be sedentary
- Food safety social media guide developed by researchers
- Relief organizations need to think long-term
- Is the U.S. National Flood Insurance Program affordable?
- Research on persons with HIV/AIDS not taking medication, not engaged in care
- Did community development practitioners offer enough relief to neighborhoods affected by U.S. housing crisis?
- Patient safety violations, poor record keeping common in clinical trial concerns
- Downside to Disaster Relief: Why Do Photos of Attractive Children Backfire?
- Freedom of choice: When rejection, discrimination hinder minority entrepreneurs
- Researchers treat incarceration as a disease epidemic, discover small changes help
- Prisoners unfairly excluded from general clinical research
- The next food revolution: Utilizing food waste to feed a growing, 'nutritionally insecure' world
- Hurricanes with female names more deadly than male-named storms
- Researchers propose tactics for ethical use of Twitter data
- Neurostimulation: What is being said in the media, academic literature? Better acceptance, it seems
- Medical students may benefit from social media guidance
- Decision to jettison end of life Liverpool Care Pathway 'too extreme'
- Cyberbullying affects rich and poor alike
- New Hampshire residents continue to trust scientists on the environment
- Weight bias plagues U.S. elections, study finds
- Favoritism, not hostility, causes most discrimination