Oncology & Cancer

Most US adults may lack knowledge about palliative care

The majority of surveyed Americans had an inadequate understanding of palliative care, and frequency of health care utilization was one determinant of knowledge, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study: Culture influences mask wearing

Around the world and within the U.S., the percentage of people wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic has varied enormously. What explains this? A new study co-authored by an MIT faculty member finds that a public sense ...


Does your neighborhood affect your stroke recovery?

Stroke survivors who live in neighborhoods with lower socioeconomic status—areas with lower household income, education levels and occupational status—may have worse recovery three months after a stroke than people who ...

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