Sunday, January 29, 2023

Medical Humanities

Understanding the State of Health Literacy in the United States

Fifteen years ago, as a freshman in college, Akeia Blue received a diagnosis. It wasn’t until years later, and only after completing a Master’s in Public Health and writing a paper on...

Gender and Perceived Patient Pain

A study from the University of Wisconsin found that over 40% of adolescents with chronic pain report experiencing pain dismissal from a physician.  Pain dismissal is belittling or denying a report of pain. A related study...

‘Walk It Off’ Culture Affects Athletes’ Health

Nicholas Kent is an 18-year-old ice hockey player for the Vernon Vipers in British Columbia, Canada, playing at a semi-professional level for the past four years. During one life-changing playoff game, he...