Healthcare In The US Sucks If You’re A Black Woman

I am mad as hell at the healthcare system. It should be called deathcare because it’s not healthcare when it worsens health. There is nothing…

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Monday’s Muse: NHAMCS Data Gives Food For Thought Day 22

When I started the challenge, I didn’t consider the Thanksgiving holiday or relocating. Rather than stress myself to meet a self-imposed challenge, I will take…

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Saturday’s Search: What is the racial breakdown of medical errors? Day 20

One of the most common reasons for medical errors is poor communication between doctors and patients. When patients are not believed or heard, it sets…

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Friday’s Question: What Is The Racial Breakdown Of Medical Errors? Day 19

Today, I attempted another way to find out about racial disparities in medical errors. I searched other surveillance reports, namely vital statistics/records, to see if…

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Wednesday’s Question: Why Are Hospitals Harming Black Patients? Day 17

Dr. Susan Moore, 52, owned her family practice. She tested positive for Covid on November 29, 2020, and was admitted to Indiana University Health North…

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Tuesday’s Thoughts: Forced To Pay For Deadly Healthcare Day 16

It didn’t matter that Tufts Medical Center missed two critical diagnoses that resulted in severe disabilities. Or that the treatment deviated from the standard of…

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Saturday’s Solution: Do No Harm Day 13

Solutions are everywhere if you care to understand the problems. One of the most significant public health problems facing medicine is racism. Racism harms, and…

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TUSKEGEE SYPHILIS STUDY

TUSKEGEE SYPHILIS STUDY: An Unethical Experiment Using African-American Men

For 40 years, public health professionals violated their solemn medical oath (“To do no harm”). They conducted research known as the Tuskegee Syphilis Study in Macon County,…

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Should Police Officers Be First Responders For 911 Medical Calls

Mental Illness vs Terrorism These days medical problems are  morphing into “national security” risks. Muslims with mental illness, who commit violent acts, are diagnosed as…

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High Society Impunity

Op-Ed Updates: Where We Stand Bassem Masri: “Racism is the conduit to white power” With one in 100 Americans imprisoned, mass incarceration is a high mortality…

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The Problem Is NOT Mosquitos But Viruses

Part 2 of 3: The Problem Is NOT Mosquitos But Viruses I think the most confusing part of Zika is separating the virus from the…

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Update: Officially Withdrawn from Harvard School of Public Health

Dear Angela, I am writing to inform you that you have been withdrawn from degree candidacy at the Harvard School of Public Health, per your…

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