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Alabama child medical transition ban reinstated by US appeals court

  • August 22, 2023

A U.S. appeals court Monday reinstated Alabama’s ban on gender transition drugs for children, overturning a lower court injunction. The three-judge panel for the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, all of whom were appointed by former President Donald Trump, reinstated the law, ruling…

Op-Ed

See No Harm

  • August 14, 2023

Call it a match made in heaven. The Journal of the American Medical Association has a penchant for publishing non-rigorous research, and CNN has an insatiable appetite for promoting it. Their latest rendezvous comes by way of a study that sets out to assess regret and…

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How political activism in medicine is failing patients

  • August 10, 2023

The special doctor-patient relationship is under threat Trust in the public healthcare system declined among Americans during the Covid-19 pandemic. It’s no wonder: public health bureaucrats pushed for various insane policies that ran counter to common sense, admitted to deceiving the American people and worked to shutter debate…

Op-Ed

The Affirmative-Action Ruling Could Spell Trouble for the MCAT

  • August 10, 2023

Patients may suffer the painful consequences if the war against merit — and for racial discrimination — continues. The Supreme Court’s recent ruling against affirmative action in college admissions isn’t deterring fans of race-based admissions — it’s inspiring them to seek workarounds. And that could be bad news for the Medical…

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Maine hospital executive rankles for decrying ‘Whiteness’ in antiracist training: ‘Demeaning himself’

  • August 8, 2023

A vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion at MaineHealth, one of the largest hospital systems in the State of Maine which serves a predominantly White community, blasted executives' Whiteness and claimed that the racial group of people need to be subjected to "sensitivity" training in order to create a "safe space." During an antiracist training, Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Ryan Polly blasted White leadership at "predominately White" corporations for purportedly behaving in a way he described as "Whiteness." He further claimed that White people are uncomfortable being associated with people of color.

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Emory researchers blame ‘structural racism’ for Type 2 diabetes in black people

  • Emory University School of Medicine
  • August 7, 2023

Critic of the paper says ‘health literacy is an even bigger problem’ “Structural racism” contributes to higher Type 2 diabetes rates in black Americans, according to a new paper from Emory University researchers. The researchers used a framework that “consider[s] the domains of health behaviours and social norms, structural racism,…

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Doctors sue California over training that whites are naturally racist

  • August 7, 2023

A coalition of California doctors, including the anti-discrimination group Do No Harm, filed a lawsuit against California’s mandated implicit bias training for physicians, noting the training promotes the belief that “white individuals are naturally racist.” AB 241, passed by California lawmakers in 2019, requires all continuing medical education (CME) courses…

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Pediatrician’s Group to Review Guidelines for Treatment of ‘Trans’ Youth

  • August 7, 2023

The American Academy of Pediatrics plans to review the evidence for irreversible, experimental transgender care for children and may amend its policies on the matter, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Reportedly, the review will include evaluations of care such as puberty blockers and hormone therapy treatment.

Editorial

A Challenge to Racial Politics in Medicine

  • August 6, 2023

Doctors sue to stop a California requirement to teach ‘implicit bias. The diversity, equity and inclusion bureaucracy has injected progressive politics into many corners of the private economy, but its role in medicine is especially pernicious. Now a lawsuit is challenging whether California can force doctors who teach continuing medical…

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Physicians sue to end implicit bias training requirement in California

  • August 3, 2023

Two physicians and a nonprofit group have filed a lawsuit against the Medical Board of California to stop it from enforcing a state requirement for physicians to study the role of implicit bias in health inequities as part of continuing medical education, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.  A California…

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Lawsuit Challenges California’s’ DEI Program for Doctors

  • August 3, 2023

A nonprofit and two individuals filed a lawsuit Tuesday against California for its diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives required for prospective medical doctors. Do No Harm, a group formed last year to oppose DEI in medicine, joined Los Angeles-based anesthesiologist Dr. Marilyn Singleton and ophthalmologist Dr. Azadeh Khatibi…

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California sued by doctors over ‘implicit bias’ DEI training requirements

  • August 2, 2023

Two doctors and medical advocacy group Do No Harm are suing California over its law requiring that doctors complete “implicit bias” training as part of their continuing medical education. DNH and Dr. Marilyn Singleton, a Los Angeles anesthesiologist, joined Dr. Azadeh Khatibi, a Los…