A great deal of attention has been paid in recent years to the issue of racial and ethnic health disparities. Statistic after statistic reveals that minorities in the United [Read More]
At the Bedside
The latest in clinical care, medical education and public policy from the forefront of medicine.
On the grim top 10 list of the most common cancers in the United States, familiar faces sit at the top of the charts. Prostate cancer for men, breast cancer for women, lung [Read More]
The World Cup in South Africa has rightly given the people of the continent reason to celebrate and show off their ability to host an international party. But there remain [Read More]
No, the blog has not been hijacked by spammers. Radio silence was necessary yesterday as a I fielded media calls for a new study in the British Medical Journal on the [Read More]
One week after two medical teams from the University of Chicago traveled to the earthquake-ravaged nation of Haiti, the situation remains critical. In a conference call [Read More]
The death of Michael Jackson has made its expected transition from a celebration of his life and music to an uncomfortable public autopsy of how he died. More than a month [Read More]