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A research study at Johns Hopkins reveals that medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the United States.  Fortunately, companies like B-Line Medical, whose mission is to “provide health care educators and clinicians with innovative video-driven solutions to effect real and immediate improvement in the delivery of care,” are using innovative technology to…

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  It is a fact that the U.S. government has conducted medical experiments on people of color such as in the Tuskeegee syphilis study. But what is not known is the full extent of medical experimentation outside U.S. borders. A recent lawsuit launched against prestigious Johns Hopkins University and the Rockefeller Foundation may shed light…

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Lisa Nicole Cloud, the CEO and creative director for the Lisa Nicole Collection and newest cast member of “Married to Medicine,” is unique in that she will not hesitate to tell you that she is bold, beautiful, brainy and a business mogul determined to leave her mark on the world. But, unlike other multimillionaire entrepreneurs…

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In what is being called a contemporary version of the horrific Tuskegee experiment, a prominent Baltimore medical institute has been accused of  enticing poor black families with small children to move into lead-tainted homes during the 1990s to study the poisonous effects of lead paint. A class-action lawsuit was filed against the Kennedy Krieger Institute in September, 2011, accusing it of…

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Conventional wisdom among kidney specialists has been that African Americans do better on dialysis than their white counterparts — leading doctors to advise black patients to stick with dialysis rather than pursue kidney transplantation. A surprising new study has found exactly the opposite is true. Researchers looked at the medical records of more than a…

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