Medicine is a science... a body is a body, and approaches to treatment are supposed to be roughly the same from patient to patient. But bias creeps into medicine, as in many other fields.
Dayna Bowen Matthew, a lawyer who works in a medical school, tracks the thousands of people of color who get sub-standard medical care in America in her book Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care.
And she visits Ashland for a speech on the subject tonight (November 6).
We welcome Dayna Bowen Matthew to the studio.