TED_light_200x200 Ted Radio Hour: CONFRONTING STIGMA a look at how we stigmatize mental illness, addiction, and other things - and ways to address that issue.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoFebruary 26, 2018Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: / / / /
nbc #metoo hits medicine Sexual inappropriateness abounds at all levels of medicine and medical training, although there has been a shift generationally. Here's a look at some perspectives of the "culture" of medicine.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoFebruary 21, 2018Topics: / Keywords: / / / /
NPR Why Black Mothers Die - 12 min A look at why black moms die at a higher rate than white moms, despite status and resources....
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJanuary 1, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: / /
NPR Racism is bad for your health - 5min Across virtually every medical intervention, from the most simple medical treatments to the most complicated treatments, blacks and other minorities receive poorer-quality care than whites. African-Americans who are college-educated do more poorly in terms of health than whites who are college-educated. And these racial differences in the quality and intensity of care persist for African-Americans irrespective of the quality of insurance that they have, irrespective of their education level, irrespective of their job status, irrespective of the severity of disease.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 30, 2017Topics: / / / / Keywords: / /
KevinMD Can Doctors See Beyond Patients' Weight? A sibling shares his account of his sister's weight loss, the commentary and judgment that accompanied it, and the terrible outcome of its aftermath.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 19, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: / / /
Atlantic Why Women Still Can't Have It All A woman who had one of the most powerful jobs in the State Department stepped down to spend time with her family. She discusses the gender divide in making such a choice, and provides perspective on how the workplace for both women AND men might change if we approach the topic of career and family differently.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 19, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: / / /
TEDx Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 16, 2017Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: /
Transgender health blog a military blog advising and reflecting on issues w/ regard to the transgender community.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 21, 2017Topics: Keywords: /
washington post Muslim doctor: My patient refused to let me treat her because of my religion How Dr. Jalal Baig handled a patient who refused to be treated by her because she is Muslim, and how the goodness she draws from that religion helped her cope with the hurtful situation in a positive way.
Contributor: Karlen BaderAugust 11, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / / / /