Comedian’s cancer almost went undiagnosed because of a doctor’s weight bias

Comedian Jen Curran’s bone marrow cancer nearly went undiagnosed thanks to a physician’s weight preconception– an all too typical preconception held amongst those in the medical field. Wan na hear an insane story? I’m a brand-new mother &I had protein in my urine throughout and after pregnancy, &which is bad. A medical professional informed me […]

The ‘dual stigma’ of alcohol-related brain damage

“You’re discussing a condition that’s the outcome of long-lasting heavy drinking, which a great deal of individuals are going to state, ‘Well somebody’s done that themselves, it’s his own fault,’” Andrew Misell, from Alcohol Change UK, stated. “And then you’re speaking about a condition that makes somebody’s behaviour hard to handle – individuals can be […]