Unconscious bias against Black and women physicians could undermine treatment | Science | AAAS

They then applied a placebo cream (unscented hand lotion) while telling the volunteers it was an antihistamine to reduce the allergic reaction. The placebo reduced swelling in those treated by white and Asian men. But the cream didn’t work as well in the white people treated by women or Black health care providers, even if the study volunteers rated these providers as just as qualified, STAT reports.

Source: Unconscious bias against Black and women physicians could undermine treatment | Science | AAAS

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