The Back Pain Loop

Too common Back pain is really common in our country. Georgetown’s Health Policy Institute has some statistics about the frequency and impact of this condition, but if you’re suffering from chronic back pain, there’s just one thing you want to know: how to get it to stop. there’s just one thing you want to know: […]

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Two Books to Read Before Going to Your Next Doctor’s Appointment

Doing Harm Maya Duysenbery The medical system is slow to change, and Duysenbery documents how the sexism endemic to the industry is still perpetuated–even by well-meaning healthcare professionals. Women are slower to receive diagnoses, even when presenting with identical symptoms as men. Women are also more likely to have their experiences discounted, or their reporting […]

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