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Racism ingrained in healthcare data, study finds
February 6, 2021 - 8:19 pm

A New England Journal of Medicine study finds many common metrics like kidney filtration rates are influenced by decades of racially discriminatory biases rendering future clinical decision-making impossible to distill without future racial biases.

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The Fight Over Inoculation During the 1721 Boston Smallpox Epidemic
The Fight Over Inoculation During the 1721 Boston Smallpox Epidemic

Although inoculations were themselves a risky practice and carried a not-insignificant health risk, this data demonstrates that inoculations were significantly less fatal than the naturally occurring virus.


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