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How Doctors And Researchers With Disabilities Are Changing Medicine : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Bonnielin Swenor, an assistant professor of ophthalmology, has myopic macular degeneration. It hasn’t stopped her from having a prolific career as a researcher and epidemiologist. But until recently, she rarely discussed her disability with her peers, worried they would judge or dismiss her. Christopher Myers hide caption toggle caption Christopher Myers Bonnielin… Read More »

How red-baiting in medicine did lasting harm to Americans’ health care – Washington Post

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) speaks April 10 at a gathering introducing the Medicare for All Act of 2019 on Capitol Hill. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP) By Merlin Chowkwanyun Merlin Chowkwanyun is an Assistant Professor of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. June 12 at 6:00 AM The battle for universal health care… Read More »