Medical Monday – August 8, 2016

Medical 7-18-16Medical Monday is a service of Project RACE for the multiracial community. We seek, gather, and list health articles of interest to interracial families and people of all races. We welcome health information from outside sources as long as the original source is cited.

1.   Minorities less likely to have knee replacement surgery, more likely to have complications


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons



  1. Morphology and Prevalence Study of Lumbar Scoliosis in 7,075 Multiracial Asian Adults


The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

3.     Diversity in the Ophthalmologist Workforce

Source:  JAMA ophthalmology


If you have current medical news to contribute, please email it with the source and your contact information with MEDICAL NEWS SUBMISSION in the subject line to: