Apr 3, 2022
On this episode Adanna Dill and Schnelle Acevedo discuss their experiences as Black women navigating the healthcare system.
They share their biggest concerns when finding a health care provider, "less than" hospital experiences, bias in the healthcare system, and birth control --specifially IUD struggles.
Black women face risks to their health from discrimination—both from health professionals who don’t take their concerns seriously and from biological wear and tear caused by chronic stress. An October 2018 Oprah.com article on the topic cites research from two researchers and an alumna from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
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