The problem of medical misdiagnosis

The Problem of Medical Misdiagnosis

In the US each year there are 12 million adults who are medically misdiagnosed. That is equal to about 1 in 20 adults who could possibly face severe harm because of their misdiagnosis. This twelve million represents about 5% of outpatient encounters. This exceeds the number of people who are harmed by drug errors and surgery on the […]

Why are women under treated for pain?

If you spend any time talking to someone who deals with the medical system on a regular basis, it’s pretty clear that women are under treated for pain as compared to men. I’ve had my own experiences with this, being brushed off and told I was just depressed or that I was crazy, but more […]