Dr. Martin Weinstock, a professor of dermatology at the Warren Alpert Medical School, joined GoLocalProv Live to discuss the findings of a recent clinical trial. According to the study, researchers found a 75 percent reduction in the need for surgery to treat a squamous cell carcinoma after using a skin cream.
In a ScienceNews article about the new federal spending bill for the rest of fiscal year 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention received clarification that the organization is not barred from studying gun violence. Dr. Megan Ranney said the clarification is meaningless when “The issue has been, and continues to be, lack of appropriations for research.”
In the month that followed the Parkland, Fla., shooting, Dr. Megan Ranney asked doctors around the country to share their experience with gun violence using the hashtag #docs4gunsense and was flooded with messages that she described as deeply personal and sometimes viscerally upsetting. Published in Vice, this profile also highlights Dr. Ranney’s work as an injury prevention researcher.