Racism’s ill effects on the health-care system — and the body itself

Linda Villarosa offers data as well as vivid anecdotes to illustrate the biases that patients of color face. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-10 12:00:45 UTC ]
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Mona Awad’s struggles with chronic pain and the health-care system fuel her new novel

‘All’s Well’ is a darkly comic tale of a suffering theater professor and a troubled production of Shakespeare. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-06 14:00:00 UTC ]
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He critiqued a callous health-care system. Then he experienced it firsthand.

Arthur Kleinman describes the challenges of caring for his wife after her Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-08 13:53:36 UTC ]
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Unearthed Raymond Chandler Story Rebukes U.S. Health Care System

Raymond Chandler, the crime novelist, in 1946. One of his short stories, “It’s All Right — He Only Died,” was recently discovered and published by Strand Magazine, a literary quarterly. Continue reading at The New York Times

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A former nurse calls out the lack of compassion in health care

Delays and indifference made her battle with cancer even more stressful, Theresa Brown writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-13 12:00:23 UTC ]
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'Urgent' take on Britain's care home system to Bonnier

Bonnier Books UK has acquired world rights for an “urgent and critical” look at Britain’s care home system by youth advisor Chris Wild.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-11 12:56:26 UTC ]
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Pearson releases editorial guidelines to combat systemic racism

Pearson has released a series of editorial guidelines on ethnicity and race, aiming to help fight systemic racism in education. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-02 08:37:35 UTC ]
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Emma Glass’s ‘Rest and Be Thankful’ powerfully describes what it means to be a health-care worker

Glass’s protagonist, like the author, is a nurse, veering between the emotional highs and enervating lows of emergency medicine. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-02 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Arguing for a right to life, liberty, happiness and health care

After his own medical nightmare, Timothy Snyder rages against the U.S. health system. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-02 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Black journalists face challenges that stem from systemic racism

The fallout from recent protests over the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor have reignited long-standing concerns on the part of many Black journalists about their roles in the newsrooms they work in, and the value they are given (or not given) by the media companies... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-07-09 11:50:34 UTC ]
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Top of The List: Health care IT companies

What are the largest health care IT companies in Nashville? We ranked Nashville's health care IT companies by number of local-area IT employees. To view the top five and see which one tops the List, check out the slideshow with this story. For the rest of Nashville's top health care IT... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-03-16 11:50:29 UTC ]
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Book: Trump mulled order to close parts of VA health system

An upcoming book says President Donald Trump was eager for changes at the Department of Veterans Affairs and toyed with issuing an executive order early in his term to close parts of VA's health system without consulting Congress Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2019-10-16 17:00:05 UTC ]
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NAIBA Booksellers Talk Education, Health Care, and the Bottom Line

New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association members gathered in Baltimore on April 25 for discussions about bookseller education, health care, and finances for independent bookstores across the region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pullman reveals ill health delayed La Belle Sauvage

Philip Pullman has revealed ill health delayed his writing of the much-anticipated La Belle Sauvage, released today (Thursday 19th October). He also said The Book of Dust trilogy was “darker” than His Dark Materials because he feels “more cynical and closer to despair” than he did 22 years ago. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On Body Horror and the Female Body

"The female body is a nexus of pain almost by design, but it is also potentially monstrous—an object traditionally subjugated, both for its presumed weakness and its perceived threat." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Slowly Bringing Systems Back

In an update on the status of a "security incident" that forced Macmillan to take many of its computer systems offline, the company said it has made progress in restoring access, but said that while it is accepting orders electronically, it is “unable to process them at the time.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ibram X. Kendi on preparing children for the realities of racism

Ibram X. Kendi joined Times columnist Sandy Banks for a thought-provoking L.A. Times Book Club conversation about his book, 'How to Raise an Antiracist.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-06-23 20:16:18 UTC ]
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Families of residents who may have been abused at Winnipeg care home disgusted by allegations

Families of people who live in a privately owned Winnipeg personal care home want to know why two care aides were allowed to work for months after allegations were brought forward that they had abused 15 residents. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-06-22 20:00:25 UTC ]
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Alternatives to the Dewey Decimal System

Many libraries are looking for cataloguing techniques as an alternative to the Dewey Decimal system. Here are a few options. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The historical novel ‘Horse’ sheds light on real-life racism

Pulitzer winner Geraldine Brooks’s latest book is a sweeping tale that uses the true story of a famous 19th-century racehorse to explore the roots and legacy of enslavement. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-17 13:11:51 UTC ]
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