Some clues on why health care fails Black Americans can be found in the Flexner Report.
A tiny number of doctors have had an outsize influence in spreading false information about Covid-19 and vaccines.
Within days of announcing a policy shift aimed at cutting back on reimbursements for emergency room care, the major insurer retreated — for now.
An editor’s departure at JAMA is bringing calls for a sharper focus on racism and its consequences.
Dr. Howard Bauchner will leave his post after a colleague suggested “taking racism out of the conversation” on a journal podcast.
After a staff member dismissed racism as a problem in medicine on a podcast, a petition signed by thousands demanded a review of editorial processes at the journal.
A state-by-state patchwork of vaccine rules has left prison inmates with different outlooks even as the C.D.C. has recommended prioritizing them.
Federal officials have suggested that corrections staff receive high priority for a coronavirus vaccine, but not the millions of vulnerable inmates held in U.S. facilities.
Thousands of medical practices are closing, as doctors and nurses decide to retire early or shift to less intense jobs.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently joined other prominent medical organizations in confronting its history of discrimination.
A new rule narrows the legal definition of sex discrimination in the Affordable Care Act. Major health care providers actively oppose it.
The evolving story of this drug represents one failure after another among government officials, physicians and the media.
“My day job is talking people into getting colonoscopies,” one doctor said. So how much harder could the campaign trail be?