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The Medical Device That May Lead to Harm in People of Color

Testing medical equipment is aimed at ensuring that it applies to every patient, regardless of their race, but one piece missed the mark.

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Several biological indicators used to assess our physical health have come into question; BMI, BP, temperature, and oxygen readings. All of them may need revamping or a rethinking of ranges rather than rigid numbers, but we…



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Dr. Patricia Farrell

Dr. Farrell is a psychologist, consultant, author, interested in writing, and health.