medicine

OPINION: Are Pulse Oximeters Ultimately Harmful To Black Medical Patients?

The devices were thought of as a useful tool during the pandemic, but their limitations can be harmful for patients of color.
08/23/2022

From Primary Care To Plastic Surgery: 6 Black Docs On TikTok Who Are Changing The Way We Think About Medicine

These physicians are using their larger than life personalities and loyal following to spread the word on how to live a healthier lifestyle.
08/21/2022

OPINION: What The Tuskegee Study Teaches Us All About The Continued Problem Of Medical Racism

The horrid experiment on Black bodies opened the door to the prevalence of racist practices in medicine. The call for equity in health care should be louder than ever.
08/05/2022

The Tuskegee Experiment: How Leading Researchers Are Rebuilding The Black Community’s Trust In Medicine

In a conversation with BET.com, Dr. David Hodge of Tuskegee’s Bioethics Center, offers a new framework for viewing the 40-year study that victimized hundreds of Black men in the name of science.
08/05/2022

The Tuskegee Experiment: The Granddaughter of One of the Syphilis Study Victims Explains How His Story Has Implications That Are Still Felt Today

Willie Harris was one of 623 men unknowingly subjected to human experimentation. His granddaughter now wants to use this travesty to better educate the Black community about overall health and wellness.
08/01/2022

Four Major Historical Examples of Racism in American Medicine

There are many examples of exploitation and mistreatment of Black people in the healthcare system. These are four of the most extreme.
02/28/2022

American Medical Association Releases Anti-Racist Plan For Itself And Medical Profession

The organization is pledging to help create more equity.
05/12/2021

What the Morehouse School of Medicine President Says About The COVID-19 Vaccine

Valerie Montgomery Rice on why she was an early supporter.
03/24/2021

Man Coughs Up A Blood Clot Perfectly Shaped Like A Lung Passage And Everyone’s Like ‘Nah I’m Good’

"My timeline will never be the same."
12/07/2018