NPR Racism is bad for your health Across virtually every medical intervention, from the most simple medical treatments to the most complicated treatments, blacks and other minorities receive poorer-quality care than whites. African-Americans who are college-educated do more poorly in terms of health than whites who are college-educated. And these racial differences in the quality and intensity of care persist for African-Americans irrespective of the quality of insurance that they have, irrespective of their education level, irrespective of their job status, irrespective of the severity of disease.
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NYT New Orleans mayor reminds us that eloquence still exists Speech from the New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu as the last of the Confederate statues came down.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMay 31, 2017Topics: / / /
tedmed_wh_rgb The problem with race-base medicine Social justice advocate and law scholar Dorothy Roberts speaks on the injustices that race-base classification plays on proper medical diagnosis and treatment.
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washington post Muslim doctor: My patient refused to let me treat her because of my religion How Dr. Jalal Baig handled a patient who refused to be treated by her because she is Muslim, and how the goodness she draws from that religion helped her cope with the hurtful situation in a positive way.
Contributor: Karlen BaderAugust 11, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / / / /
Pulse A Conversation About Race, Fear and Connection Dr. Paul Gross discusses the role racism has played in his life, the power of connection, and how racial inequality continues to impact the healthcare and lives of children to this day.
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TED Why I keep speaking up, even when people mock my accent Safwat Saleem asks us to challenge the definition of "normal" in this speech on racism and finding your voice.
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Project Implicit Project Implicit A series of implicit association tests that offer insight into our implicit biases.
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washington post The disturbing reason some African American patients may be undertreated for pain A research study conducted at the University of Virginia reveals the biased opinions that may be underlying poor pain-management care for African Americans.
Contributor: Karlen BaderApril 14, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / / / / / /
TED The problem with race-based medicine Doctors are making important medical decisions based on race - and this needs to stop. Listen why.
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