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Doctors' Racial Biases May Not Influence Patient Care, Survey Suggests

March 18, 2015

WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new survey finds that hospital doctors don't treat patients differently because of race or income level, even though it detected unconscious bias in some clinicians. Researchers asked more than 200 doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore how...

Serious risks from common IV devices mean doctors should choose carefully, U-M experts say

March 20, 2015

Trio of U-M papers looks at blood clot risks from PICC lines, and guides physicians on how to make the best vascular access choice for each


Dunkin' Donuts ditches titanium dioxide – but is it actually harmful?

March 12, 2015

In response to pressure from the advocacy group As You Sow, Dunkin’ Brands has announced that it will be removing allegedly “nano” titanium dioxide from Dunkin’ Donuts’ powdered sugar donuts. As You Sow claims there are safety concerns around the use of the material, while Dunkin’ Brands cites...

Majority of new pediatricians satisfied with first jobs; work matches lifestyle, family and career goals

March 23, 2015

ANN ARBOR, Mich. —   Despite reports indicating job dissatisfaction among some physicians, at least one group of doctors seems to be starting their careers on the right note – pediatricians.

The majority of new general pediatricians say the most important factor in their...