Tag: bias in medicine

How Doctors’ Bias Leads to Unfair and Unsound Medical Triage

From Aeon: When someone is sick or needs the help of a physician, who should decide what is appropriate — what blood tests and imaging studies...


William A. Wilson presents shocking evidence that a lot of published research is false and that science’s self-correcting mechanisms are broken. “There is no...

“Why Our Peer Review System is a Toothless Watchdog”

From STAT: “Imagine that someone offers to give you a guard dog. When the wretched creature arrives, you find out that she is calf-high,...