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To fix big problems in medicine, he's thinking smaller – News@Northeastern

Life expectancy in the United States has been declining since 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Thomas Webster, a chemical engineering professor at Northeastern, believes that medicine can do more to help Americans live longer. “If your system is not doing what it’s supposed to, it must be broken,” said Webster,… Read More »

Racial disparity in U.S. heart rhythm treatment suggests bias in medicine – NBCNews.com

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Nov. 30, 2018 / 5:08 PM GMT / Source: Reuters By Linda Carroll Black patients in the U.S. with atrial fibrillation — an irregular heart rhythm — are less likely to receive the medications that… Read More »