Health

Most Americans Will Get a Wrong or Late Diagnosis At Least Once in Their Lives

(The Washington Post) – Most Americans who go to the doctor will get a diagnosis that is wrong or late at least once in their lives, sometimes with terrible consequences, according to a report released Tuesday by an independent panel of medical experts. This critical Read More

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Op-Ed

Medical Condescension Can be Deadly

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   Anna Brown, a St. Louis-based homeless woman, needed treatment for a sprained ankle.  She went to three emergency rooms seeking treatment.  In the third hospital, St. Mary’s Health Center, Brown was emphatic about needing care.  Instead of being treated, Read More