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  • 'I Was That Kid': Dr Quinn Capers Inspires #BlackMenInMedicine   Fewer black men are going into medicine today than in 1978. Drs Harrington and Capers discuss how to increase diversity in medicine and why it's important for caregivers to reflect the population they treat.
  • The Wild West of Anti-Aging Medicine Patients increasingly look to modern medicine to combat the toll of aging.
  • Vitamins and Supplements Are a Waste of Money   The fact that nutrient deficiencies cause harm doesn't mean that extra intake of vitamins translates to extra benefits.
  • Do I Need to Care About Lp(a)? Accumulating evidence suggests a causal role for lipoprotein(a) in atherosclerotic disease. Should you screen for it, and if so, what next? Cardiologist Christopher Labos investigates.