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Light therapy could replace opioids as main treatment for cancer treatment side effect

Worldwide research coalition offers new guidelines for healing oral mucositis in head, neck cancer patients By Marcene Robinson BUFFALO, N.Y. — A worldwide coalition of researchers and clinicians has agreed that light therapy is among the most effective interventions for the prevention of oral mucositis, painful ulcers in the mouth resulting from cancer therapy. The… Read More »

Trend of fewer black male medical school graduates having bad overall effect

While the applicant pool has grown, the number of black males applying is trending downward. © bst2012 – Fotolia.com A lack of African American males entering the medical profession is having a broad overall impact on the black community, a new study shows. According to a 2015 report from the American Association of Medical Colleges, between… Read More »