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Shut the gender pay hole in drugs

On June 10, 1963, the Equal Pay Act was signed into legislation by President John F. Kennedy, amending the earlier Truthful Labor Requirements Act.  Below this legislation, pay disparities between women and men had been clearly prohibited. Greater than fifty-five years later, ladies are nonetheless preventing to be paid the identical as males...

Why weapons needs to be tracked and studied

A relative taught me to drive in a burgundy Lincoln City Automotive in an empty Lengthy Island parking zone within the 1980s. After emphasizing the necessity to follow driving in reverse, he additionally warned: “A automotive is a weapon. You may kill somebody, or get killed, immediately.” I'm a safer driver (forwards and...

Will Atul Gawande succeed as a well being care CEO?

When information broke that Dr. Atul Gawande had been named CEO of the Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan Chase well being care partnership, business insiders had been fast to boost doubts about his credentials. Some pointed to his restricted administrative expertise, questioning how somebody who has by no means managed a hospital or well being system may oversee the care...

The caregiver’s mantra: doing the most effective I can

If another individual tells me to be sure you care for myself, I will bury my face in a pillow and scream. "Go for a stroll, take a trip," they advise. I do know they're attempting to assist, however actually? Giving me another factor to do? Oh nicely, they're simply doing the most effective...

A doctor’s private expertise with gun violence

Like many people, I've been struggling to reconcile my love for all the pieces good about this nation with the mindless gun violence that terrorizes us right this moment. Within the wake of every taking pictures, I vow to do extra — to talk up as a surgeon, as a former sufferer of...

Don’t let worry hurt your well being

I keep in mind reciting a phrase throughout my childhood that goes one thing like this, "Step on a crack, break your mom's again." In order I'd stroll forwards and backwards to high school, I'd make a acutely aware effort to keep away from any and all cracks within the sidewalks for worry...

Separating youngsters on the border is a hazard to their well being

Truthful and simply societies defend youngsters. The Trump administration’s unconscionable observe of separating youngsters from their households on the border between Mexico and america is making me rethink what sort of society I dwell in. The photographs and the tales are heartbreaking. In an effort to discourage households from migrating to america, studies ...Learn extra...Your sufferers are score you...

The largest well being care repair: a relentless give attention to main care

There are such a lot of theories on the market about what we must always or shouldn’t be doing with our advanced and fragmented well being care system. We face an ideal storm of things: an growing old inhabitants, an enormous enhance in power illness, new and costly remedies, and rising expectations of...

Bullying immigrant youngsters within the title of politics

We’ve all seen the information and heard the tales about youngsters being separated from their dad and mom as they cross over the U.S. border. The images of human beings, together with very younger youngsters, behind wire mesh (some argue that they aren't actually cages) is just horrifying. Over the previous a long...

5 causes to get entangled in organized drugs

The next are meant to encourage to medical college students and residents to be taught extra about organized drugs. Whether or not it's on the nationwide, state, county, or specialty stage, there are quite a few societies with alternatives for contribution. 1. To drag again the curtain. Many physicians are innately curious and wish...

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