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For Black Men With Prostate Cancer, Equal Access Means Equal Outcomes

Equal access to care and standardized treatment result in similar outcomes among white and Black men with prostate cancer, suggest new findings published in JAMA Oncology, reports Healio. Black men are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, especially more aggressive forms, and more likely to die of the disease than white men. But… Read More »

Despite years of efforts, Black representation in med schools still lacking

Adobe Stock Images After decades of widespread initiatives to boost the number of African-American doctors, Blacks still remain an underrepresented minority in the nation’s medical schools, according to USA Today. That was illustrated by Gabriel Felix, a 27-year-old Rockland County, N.Y., native who is graduating from Howard University’s medical school in May, but still knows how… Read More »

Black sand in northern Turkey promises relief from pain, stress

Alternative medicine is becoming popular all around the world. Instead of turning to pills for every illness and discomfort, people now tend to try the traditional ways of healing. Turks throughout history have used numerous natural remedies and thanks to the natural richness of Anatolia, the country has fixed its eye on alternative medicine now… Read More »