2 min read · 169 saves · 2020-07-17 · Tom Simonite · An artificial intelligence system has outperformed physicians when detecting skin lesions. The results are changing how one school trains dermatologists.
10 min read · 161 saves · 2020-07-05 · New federal data provides the most comprehensive view to date of how Black and Latino people have been likelier than their white peers to contract the virus and die from it.
20+ min read · 148 saves · 2020-06-27 · Symptomless transmission makes the coronavirus far harder to fight. But health officials dismissed the risk for months, pushing misleading and contradictory claims in the face of mounting evidence.
3 min read · 36 saves · Jan 12th · A new WHO Action framework for developing and implementing public food procurement and service policies for a healthy diet aims to increase the availability of healthy food through setting nutrition…
2 min read · 32 saves · Jan 10th · From 1947: New York City’s health commissioner denies the “crackpot” rumors about the smallpox vaccination, which rolled out to more than six million New Yorkers over the course of a month.
27 saves · Jan 23rd · Frank Pasquale’s 'New Laws of Robotics' shows how the promise of faster, more efficient medical diagnoses from AIs can also be a double-edged sword, cutting off access to the quality care provided by…
10 min read · 17 saves · Jan 8th · For too long, we’ve confused the status quo for stasis in healthcare. But then came 2020. Here are the 16 biggest trends driving us into the future of biology, medicine, and healthcare.