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America too dependent on China for its medicine, experts warn – Fox News

Experts are warning America has become too dependent on China for its medicine — everything from painkillers, to antibiotics, and even aspirin can all be sourced back to a country the Department of Defense considers an adversary. The Food and Drug Administration estimates that at least 80 percent of the active ingredients found in all of… Read More »

Academic programs aim to close diversity gap in medicine – NBCNews.com

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Feb. 24, 2019, 4:08 PM GMT By Shamard Charles, M.D. Blacks and Latinos make up more than 30 percent of the U.S. population, but only 10.3 percent of medical school graduates, a number that hasn’t… Read More »

Medicine For Migration: A Call for Political Advocacy in Healthcare – Synapse

On December 3rd, while students and physicians struggled to find seats for a teach-in led by Dr. Tung Nguyen at the University of California-San Francisco, medical student Alec Feuerbach at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai held a teach-in for psychiatry residents, and students gathered to rally at Harvard Medical School. At that moment,… Read More »