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National Academy of Medicine elects 100 new members

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the election of 90 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. “This distinguished…

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Bad Medicine: The Harm That Comes From Racism

The study was publicized in 1972 and immediately halted. To this day, it is frequently cited as a driver of documented distrust in the health system by African-Americans. That distrust has helped compromise many public health efforts — including those to slow the spread of H.I.V., contain tuberculosis outbreaks and broaden provision of preventive care.…

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Indigenous American Medicine Powers with William S. Lyon

William S. Lyon, PhD, an anthropologist, is writer of the Encyclopedia of Native American Healing, the Encyclopedia of Native American Shamanism, and also Spirit Talkers: North American Indian Medicine Powers. He is coauthor, with Wallace Black Elk of Black Elk: The Sacred Ways of a Lakota. Below he describes exactly how he came to function…

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