Tag Archives: Youth

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 »

FDA to Address Increased Use of E-Cigs Among Youth

With new findings revealing that e-cigarette use has increased from 1.5 million to more than 3.6 million young people within the last year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed new measures against flavored electronic cigarettes, CNN reports. FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, announced the proposals in a statement released on Thursday. “The changes… Read More »