National and local programs that have succeeded in reducing or eliminating racial or ethnic health disparities are outlined in a new report published as a… 369 more words
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Later this month, Academic Medicine will post its published ahead-of-print articles for the June 2014 issue. To tide you over until then, here’s a preview of a research report by Sarang Kim and colleagues. 259 more words
Well, this week is rather special – it’s World Homeopathy Awareness Week!
First, a very brief primer on homeopathy. Homeopathy was founded in 1796 by Samuel Hahnemann, based on his postulation that “like cures like” – for example, a small amount of a stimulant, such as caffeine, is purported to help with sleep troubles. 835 more words
What the Tamiflu saga tells us about drug trials and big pharma
We now know the government’s Tamiflu stockpile wouldn’t have done us much good in the event of a flu epidemic. 1,725 more words