Lack of diversity in medical studies can cost lives

Before the 1980s, doctors overlooked heart attacks in women, sending them home, often to die, instead of rendering life-saving treatment. More recently, young African-American athletes were misdiagnosed during routine physical exams as being at-risk for a deadly heart defect, with some players placed on dangerous medications or referred for invasive pacemaker implants they didn’t need.

The paragraph above came from the article, the link below will take you to.

https://www.cuanschutztoday.org/lack-of-diversity-in-medical-studies-can-cost-lives/amp/?__twitter_impression=true

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