Diversity in Medicine
Eighty percent of U.S. maternal deaths are preventable: Study
“It’s significant. It’s staggering. It’s heartbreaking.”
Racism tied to cognition in middle-aged, elderly
Health care itself may be partially responsible.
Mental health assessment for gender-diverse patients
While not all patients with gender dysphoria need therapy, the role of a mental health provider who specializes in gender-affirming care in the...
Ten steps for clinicians to avoid being racist: The Francis commitment
The scars never go away and your status is always in question, no matter your title or uniforms of respect. Eventually it wears you down.
Families in Psychiatry
The mother’s double jeopardy
Whatever type of parenting a woman chooses, you can be sure that she, not the father, will be held accountable.
Alabama cites Roe decision in call to ban transgender health care
“No one – adult or child – has a right to transitioning treatments that is deeply rooted in our Nation’s history and tradition,” Alabama Attorney...
LGBTQ students would get new protections under Biden plan
The update would ensure that government-funded schools make proper accommodations for a trans student population, such as allowing students to use...
Biden boosts LGBTQIA+ protections, bans conversion therapy
The executive order also addresses efforts to strengthen federal data collection in this population to counter homelessness, housing insecurity,...
Louisiana bans transgender girls from girls’ sports teams
Louisiana has banned transgender girls from joining girls’ sports teams, the latest in a string of similar bans in U.S. states with conservative...
Asian American teens have highest rate of suicidal ideation
Prepandemic survey finds that 24% of these adolescents had thought about or planned suicide – more than Whites, Blacks, and Hispanics.
Caring for Muslim patients who fast during Ramadan
Ramadan is one of the obligatory pillars in Islam during which healthy Muslims are required to fast from dawn until sunset every day for 1 month...