Patient Bias in the Medical Field

“We can’t really do much for women compared to men,” were the words that Whitney Aquino, a Paly Wellness Outreach Worker, heard as she sat in a room at Kaiser Permanente looking for assistance for what could potentially be a medical emergency. She had returned in a rush from a overnight vacation with her husband upon…

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Medicine Mismanaged: What Science Owes To People of Color

All great medical advances owe some degree of their success to sacrifice. Donated organs give us a better understanding of our body’s processes, clinical trials for treatments require human test subjects and surgery would never have been created without someone putting their life on the line in the name of science. As risky as they…

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