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Joe Fessler shares a harrowing example of the medical establishment disbelieving female suffering.

(Bear in mind: this piece contains an account of severe human suffering.)

The author refers to some fascinating research suggesting that the medical community harbours some dangerous biases against female suffering and pain, with some disastrous consequences for female patients.

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/10/emergency-room-wait-times-sexism/410515/

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