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There are too few Latino doctors in the US, study finds

The number of Hispanics working in health professions requiring advanced degrees is disproportionately small given they make up one of the fast-growing segments of the U.S. population, according to recent study.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

Doctors oppose bill that would let pharmacists continue to vaccinate children after pandemic

A bipartisan bill in Harrisburg aims to permanently allow pharmacists and trained pharmacy staff members to vaccinate children. The temporary privilege is set to expire whenever the COVID-19 public health emergency ends.

By Alan Yu/WHYY and Nina Feldman/WHYY

A new Hippocratic oath asks doctors to fight racial injustice and misinformation

At the University of Pittsburgh, new medical students recited an alternative oath, drawing on current events and recent political turmoil to highlight the societal responsibilities of doctors.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

Coronavirus Pandemic takes a toll on ER doctors’ health and families

For many doctors and nurses, that means working long hours while dealing with worries about their own health and the fear of exposing their loved ones.