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Despite years of efforts, Black representation in med schools still lacking

Adobe Stock Images After decades of widespread initiatives to boost the number of African-American doctors, Blacks still remain an underrepresented minority in the nation’s medical schools, according to USA Today. That was illustrated by Gabriel Felix, a 27-year-old Rockland County, N.Y., native who is graduating from Howard University’s medical school in May, but still knows how… Read More »

‘Black Men in White Coats’ Inspires Black Youth to Pursue Medicine – EBONY

With the number of African-American men entering medical school on a steady decline, one organization is hoping to inspire more of our youth to pursue careers in medicine. Hundreds of students and parents, including Brittany Drake and her sons, attended the “Black Men in White Coats” summit this week in North Texas at UT Southwestern… Read More »

Black sand in northern Turkey promises relief from pain, stress

Alternative medicine is becoming popular all around the world. Instead of turning to pills for every illness and discomfort, people now tend to try the traditional ways of healing. Turks throughout history have used numerous natural remedies and thanks to the natural richness of Anatolia, the country has fixed its eye on alternative medicine now… Read More »