Health

Fewer black male doctors has broader public health impact

Aaron Doctor, a bright and ambitious young African-American man, grew up in a black community in South Carolina's Lowcountry, but he was 21 years old the first time he met a black doctor, a man whose wife was also a physician.

Health

Binge drinking may be more damaging to women

Alcohol consumption is a major cause of chronic liver disease in the United States, and binge drinking is emerging as a significant contributor to liver injury. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ...

Neuroscience

How the brain perceives and remembers a new place

Researchers set up 31 male students to be able to move around various virtual rooms while lying inside an MRI machine that scanned their brains. Equipped with VR glasses and a joystick, participants were given 30 seconds ...

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