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Staring Down the Stigma of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Staring Down the Stigma of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Staring Down the Stigma of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Staring Down the Stigma of Sexually Transmitted Diseases STRANGE BEDFELLOWSAdventures in the Science, History, and Surprising Secrets of STDsBy Ina Park Ina Park’s résumé is impressive: She’s a physician, part of the faculty of the University of California, San Francisco, and a medical consultant on sexually transmitted diseases at the C.D.C. But …

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The Extra Stigma of Mental Illness for African-Americans

The Extra Stigma of Mental Illness for African-Americans

The Extra Stigma of Mental Illness for African-Americans The Extra Stigma of Mental Illness for African-Americans For many Black people, all of this is further compounded by the lack of access to mental health services in our communities. According to a 2018 report from the American Psychological Association’s Center for Workforce Studies, only 4 percent of therapists are African-American, while …

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For Canadian Doctor, the Virus Came With Stigma

For Canadian Doctor, the Virus Came With Stigma

For Canadian Doctor, the Virus Came With Stigma For Canadian Doctor, the Virus Came With Stigma TORONTO — He is a doctor in a small city in New Brunswick, Canada, who drove to pick up his 4-year-old daughter — and to have a job interview — and then came home. Two weeks later, he and his daughter tested positive for …

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‘There should be no stigma’: Mitch McConnell stresses importance of wearing a mask in public

'There should be no stigma': Mitch McConnell stresses importance of wearing a mask in public

‘There should be no stigma’: Mitch McConnell stresses importance of wearing a mask in public ‘There should be no stigma’: Mitch McConnell stresses importance of wearing a mask in public Mitch McConnell stressed the importance of wearing a mask in public to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in comments he made on Thursday. The Senate Majority Leader was touring …

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Stigma Hampers Iraqi Efforts to Fight the Coronavirus

Stigma Hampers Iraqi Efforts to Fight the Coronavirus

NAJAF, Iraq — The doctor paused before banging on the front gate, gesturing to his companions who were wearing full hazmat suits, masks, goggles and gloves to stand back so they would not be the first thing the home’s occupants saw. “This is very sensitive, very difficult for our society,” said Dr. Wissam Cona, who works with the provincial Health …

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