Credentials don’t shield doctors, nurses from bias
A majority of health care professionals — including doctors, nurses, and physician assistants — say patients have made offensive comments to them based on their age, gender, ethnic background, race, weight, or other personal traits. And nearly half have had a patient request a different doctor because of characteristics... Read more
Floating away your anxiety and stress
Neuropsychologist Justin Feinstein is investigating float therapy as a nonpharmacological treatment for people with conditions like anxiety and depression. Read more
What the nose knows may affect your brain health
How well you can smell could be a sign of overall brain health. A growing body of research suggests that the two are strongly linked, though researchers are just starting to figure out how and why. Read more
Planning for a college student’s health
With a little planning and parental guidance, college can be an opportunity for young adults to learn how to stay healthy and figure out how to get the right care when they are ill. Read more
Trump administration weakens requirement on birth control
The Trump administration is rolling back the Obama-era requirement that employer-provided health insurance policies cover birth control methods at no cost to women. Read more

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