Health

Doctors are not using tools to help youths quit smoking

At a time when the rapid growth in electronic cigarette "vaping" among young people threatens to reverse decades of progress in reducing tobacco use, a large study published today in JAMA Pediatrics finds that medical professionals ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mentally ill avatars

Medical students at Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum (RUB) will have the opportunity to conduct psychiatric interviews with avatars in future. "This will enable them to practise with patients presenting the full range of symptoms ...

Health

Minority students still underrepresented in medical schools

Black, Hispanic, and American Indian students remain underrepresented in medical schools, despite increasing efforts to create a diverse physician workforce, according to a new study by researchers in the Perelman School ...

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