Against the Grain: The Pitfalls of Race-Based Medicine

By Against the Grain
94.1 KPFA

Subprime Health (Nadine Ehlers and Leslie R. Hinkson, editors)Given the disparities between the lifespans of whites, African Americans, Native Americans and other groups, it might seem to be sensible to gear medicine along racial lines. But sociologist Leslie Hinkson argues that it represents a dangerous turn in science and healthcare. She discusses race, biology, and debt. 

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