Health care is expensive in the U.S., but why? Medical student Dianela Perdomo discusses how inflation and other factors influence rising costs.
How much is the life of one child really worth? That is part of the question bioethicists and policymakers must consider when discussing influenza’s recent disappearance. In the U.S., the past three flu seasons have resulted in 144 to 199 pediatric deaths from influenza infection. Strikingly, only one pediatric death from influenza was recorded during […]
For Pride month, we're highlighting past blog posts that discuss the LGBTQ experience in academia and medicine. Queer Visibility in Medical Education “Emerge”ing Insights into Health Care for Transgender Adolescents Reflections on Pride Month As a Gay Scientist LGBTQ+ Health Disparities: Compassionate Care Is Admitting Ignorance From the Center For Transgender Health Blog, Affirm: Pride […]
Johns Hopkins researchers found that the heel bone looks different in gorillas who walk on land compared with those who live in the trees, establishing a new avenue in evolutionary and behavioral research.
After decades of breeding, domesticated dogs represent the most phenotypically diverse species of mammal on Earth. Given this, the question of whether dogs can recognize each other based on sight alone was a complete unknown.