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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 »

Doctor hopes to inspire more black youth to pursue careers in medicine – HealthLeaders Media

With the number of black men in medical school dwindling, one Dallas doctor is hoping to help reverse the disconcerting trend. The doctor who founded an organization called ‘Black Men in White Coats’ is holding a free summit at UT Southwestern next month in hopes of inspiring underrepresented kids as young as 8 years old to… Read More »