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Doctors in Belgium recommend jail time for parents who raise kids on vegan diet

BRUSSELS — Doctors in Belgium have called for parents who raise their children as vegans to face possible prosecution after a number of deaths in schools, nurseries and hospitals. The Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium published a legal opinion Thursday that could influence future court judgments. The opinion said it was unethical to subject… Read More »

A drone just flew a kidney to a transplant patient for the first time ever — it won’t be the last

A drone is flown for recreational purposes in Syosset, New York. Bruce Bennett | Getty Images Talk about a special delivery. In the wee hours of April 19, a custom-made drone roughly the size of a washing machine lifted off from a neighborhood in southwestern Baltimore and whisked a human kidney to a nearby hospital,… Read More »

Why it’s an exciting time to work with social determinants of health

If you’re in healthcare, you know social determinants of health (SDoH) are a very popular topic these days. It may be tempting to say, “Enough already,” but I urge you not to. That’s because researchers believe social determinants drive more than 80% of health outcomes. Medical care alone is insufficient to improve health as it… Read More »