Medicine

"Black Women In Medicine" was a five-year effort that began in 2011. But Crystal Emery asserts the film was not created to lament about the lack of diversity in the field, but to do do something much more boundless.

A new study reveals Black children are getting far less medication than White children upon admission into hospitals.

A family is mourning the loss of 45-year-old Simone Jones, who died during a plastic surgery procedure in New York last month. The family is seeking…

A surgical team is pleased to announce the first successful penis transplant in South Africa, BBC News reports. The operation took place in December 2014; the…

If a research survey of African American professional women is any indication, attitudes may be changing towards participation in medical research. Mayo Clinic and The…

A recent study shows that when suffering from stroke- like symptoms, African Americans are more likely to call a friend instead of 911. Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington D.C. interviewed 100 acute stroke patients or those who accompanied them to the hospital and found that 75 percent said they called someone else […]