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Living with Multiple Diagnoses: The Importance of Believing

When I was thirteen years old, I saw a rheumatologist after months of white-hot pain and severe fatigue. The doctor took my elbow between her hands, bent it into full hyperextension, and said, “You...

Does Your Doctor Give You Inferior Treatment Because You’re Obese?

Evidence suggests that overweight people face discrimination because of their weight.One in three Americans is obese, and that number has been steadily growing. Doctors face difficulties in treating patients who are overweight, as sometimes...