Joe Fassler, Author at Wiminz Magazine
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    Joe Fassler


    How Doctors Take Women’s Pain Less Seriously

    By Joe Fassler

    When my wife was struck by mysterious, debilitating symptoms, our trip to the ER revealed the sexism inherent in emergency treatment. Early on a Wednesday morning, I heard an anguished cry—then silence. I rushed into the bedroom and watched my wife, Rachel, stumble from the bathroom, doubled over, hugging herself in pain. “Something’s wrong,” she […]