Tag Archives: Race

Doctors in tech cities are losing the rat race

Populous cities are populous, well, because people want to live there. Whether the appeal comes from greater career opportunities or simply being closer to family, these places have continuously grown over the last few decades. The growth is seemingly self-sustaining — certain industries and businesses exist because there is a population that desires these services.… Read More »

Summit to take wide-ranging look at factors of race, stigma, policy, and the lived experience of patients

Harvard and the University of Michigan have joined forces to combat the opioid crisis and are convening this month a summit of scholars, scientists, and practitioners to take a close look at the epidemic of drug use and overdose deaths that has swept the nation. Mary Bassett, director of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of… Read More »

Watermelon Road Race 2019: People Participate Fun-Filled Event in Japan (Watch Video)

Watermelon Road Race (Photo Credits: ANI YouTube) Chiba, Aug 29: Watermelon is the most beloved summer fruit in Japan. Tomisato is a town in Chiba Prefecture of Japan. The town is well known for growing high-quality watermelons. From the last 36 years, Tomisato has been holding this running festival to celebrate the red fruit’s harvest.… Read More »

Longer Looks: Can Patients Refuse Doctors Because Of Race?; Out-Of-Control Tooth-Filled Tumors; Greed, Betrayal And Medical Misconduct

Each week, KHN finds interesting reads from around the Web. The New York Times: Should Patients Be Allowed To Choose — Or Refuse — Doctors By Race Or Gender? Is it ethical for patients to want their bigotry to be accommodated? That’s an easy question: no, because expressing bigotry isn’t ethical. The harder question is… Read More »

Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life

Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, Unequal Childhoods explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood today. Here are the frenetic families managing their children’s hectic schedules of “leisure” activities; and here are families with… Read More »