Why Patients Should Be More Impatient
Ageism is baked into the health care system, and it’s dangerous.
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Ageism is prejudice against people on the basis of age. Like all prejudices, it’s stupid and regrettable, but so what? Can it really hurt you?
Unfortunately, yes. Yes it can. Nowhere is that more apparent than when it comes to your health care, where ageism can lead to years of suffering or premature death.
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