Remembering Anarcha

Hidden Brain : Encore of Episode 20: Remembering Anarcha Image
Hidden Brain : Encore of Episode 20: Remembering Anarcha Image

Remembering Anarcha

A recent paper found that black patients receive less pain medication for broken bones and cancer. Black children receive less pain medication than white children for appendicitis. The research is new, but the phenomenon is not. This week, we revisit an episode from our archive that looked at the intersection of race, pain, and medicine. It might not be suitable for young children.