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Health News Digest: Inclusive Language or Political Correctness?

Lee Chwi Lynn | Tina Carmillia

18-Sep-17 16:00

Health News Digest: Inclusive Language or Political Correctness?

We discuss the latest in health news. This week, we cover cancer lingo and the warrior metaphor, how to name diseases, bias in healthcare, and what happens when miscommunication takes place in the hospital setting. For in depth conversation about cancer lingo, the podcast about cancer etiquette can be found here.

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0:00 - Intro

1:32 - Warrior metaphor (Source: CBC)

12:13 - Politically correct healthcare (Source: WHO)

31:16 - Globalised medicine (Source: The Star)


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