Leslie Doyle is a freelance writer with a keen interest in health equity. In addition to contributing to HealthCity, she has developed content for Boston Children's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Siemens Medical, and Boston Scientific.
Gastroenterology is a male-dominated field, and the lack of gender parity has repercussions for physicians and patients. A new study offers ways to create change.
BMC's Center for the Urban Child and Healthy family tailors pediatric primary care to address their families' needs, like financial counseling, to transform their health.
Refugee women are at higher risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes, often due to a lack of healthcare access. A mobile clinic aims to change that.
By hearing stories of people in underserved neighborhoods, researchers hope to understand and help overcome longstanding barriers to healthcare access.
There is a role for opioid-based medications, but new procedures bring a multifaceted approach to pain management—and bring the patient into the treatment conversation.