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Tag Archives: racism

Bad Medicine: The Harm That Comes From Racism

The study was publicized in 1972 and immediately halted. To this day, it is frequently cited as a driver of documented distrust in the health system by African-Americans. That distrust has helped compromise many public health efforts — including those to slow the spread of H.I.V., contain tuberculosis outbreaks and broaden provision of preventive care.…

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Cities Declare Racism A Health Crisis, But Some Doubt Impact

Christy DeGallerie noticed a startling trend in her online group for coronavirus survivors: White patients got medications she’d never heard of, were offered X-rays and said their doctors listened to their concerns. Addressing experiences like DeGallerie’s has become a priority for a growing number of local governments, many responding to a pandemic that’s amplified racial…

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Federal ministers, Indigenous leaders to discuss racism in health care

Canada’s Indigenous services minister says the federal government will meet with Indigenous leaders to talk about racism in the health-care system after an Indigenous woman recorded nurses insulting her before her death in a Quebec hospital last month. Watch The National live on YouTube Sunday-Friday at 9 p.m. ET Subscribe to The National: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_confirmation=1 Connect…

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