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The importance of doctor-patient confidentiality

Can you imagine a world where the concept of doctor-patient confidentiality didn't exist? You would have thousands upon thousands of people that would be afraid to go to the doctor's office due to the possibility of the doctor or nurse leaking private but potentially embarrassing information about their medical condition. Doctor-patient confidentiality is a crucial pillar of the medical world. It allows patients to feel comfortable in telling their doctor everything about their medical condition.

Why Are Black Mothers Having More Complications During Birth?

Complications during childbirth are always a possibility. However, with proper care they can often be detected and addressed early, or avoided altogether. Unfortunately, not every mother is provided with proper care. Research shows that black mothers are at greater risk of problems during childbirth because of this.