Medical research: Missing patients

  title={Medical research: Missing patients},
  author={Esteban Gonz{\`a}lez Burchard},
In 1997, when I was a resident at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, an African American teenager was found dead just blocks away from the teaching hospitals. He had died of an asthma attack while clutching his inhaler. It is widely known that racial and ethnic minorities in the United States have higher rates of diseases such as asthma and cancer, and receive worse care. Compared with white people with similar conditions, minority individuals get fewer heart bypasses and… CONTINUE READING
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