National Academy of Medicine

When Conscience Calls for Treatment: The Challenge of Reproductive Care in Religious Hospitals

On January 18, 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the creation of a Conscienc
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Investing in Children to Promote America’s Prosperity

“America, the land of opportunity” has been the historical rallying cry inspiring individuals to work their hardest to succeed. Although today’s chil
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Pediatricians Play Important Role in Decreasing Sugary Drink Intake in Young Children

Today’s children face serious health risks tied to poor nutrition. A recent study predicted that more than 50 percen
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Health, Equity and the Narrative of Place

Racism affects health through both direct means (for example, the chronic activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and associated stress hormones, w
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Breaking a Culture of Silence: The Role of State Medical Boards

Introduction By Sandeep P. Kishore The NAM Perspectives paper “Breaking the Culture of Silence on Physician Suicide” [1] brought together f
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Health Literacy and the Arts: An Intersection Worth Exploring

Introduction In recent years, health literacy is increasingly viewed as aligning complexities and tasks with people’s skills and abilities. W
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Breaking Silence, Breaking Stigma

TW: suicide Introduction By Sandeep P. Kishore The NAM Perspectives paper, “Breaking the Culture of Silence on Physician Suicide” [1], brought together four unique voice
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Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Starts in Childhood

The importance of good nutrition practices on health and well-being has been recognized for thousands of years. One familiar quote attributed to
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