Bias in healthcare isn't limited to race, religion or gender — how to protect yourself against this common medical practice
Bias in healthcare isn't limited to race, religion or gender. One 2015 American Journal of Public Health study, for instance, concluded that "implicit preferences for heterosexual people versus lesbian and gay people are pervasive among heterosexual healthcare providers." Many providers "hold strong negative attitudes and stereotypes about people with obesity," noted a separate 2015 study in the journal Obesity Reviews.
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