Tue, Oct 01 | Affäre

UNA Women Book Club

We will read "Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick" by Maya Dusenbery
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UNA Women Book Club

Time & Location

Oct 01, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Affäre, 1911 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA

About The Event

Join UNA Women for Book Club! We will read "Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick" by Maya Dusenbery

We will meet in the private dining room at Affare, 1911 Main St., KCMO. (No Host.) 6:00-8:00 pm

Reservations Requested. Please let us know if you plan to attend: unawomenkc@gmail.com

About the book: In Doing Harm, Dusenbery explores the deep, systemic problems that underlie women’s experiences of feeling dismissed by the medical system. Women have been discharged from the emergency room mid-heart attack with a prescription for anti-anxiety meds, while others with autoimmune diseases have been labeled “chronic complainers” for years before being properly diagnosed. Women with endometriosis have been told they are just overreacting to “normal” menstrual cramps, while still others have “contested” illnesses like chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia that, dogged by psychosomatic suspicions, have yet to be fully accepted as “real” diseases by the whole of the profession (read more: https://www.amazon.com/Doing-Harm-Medicine-Dismissed-Misdiagnosed-ebook/dp/B01I9BLFZK/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=doing+harm&qid=1563982120&s=gateway&sr=8-1)

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