‘Jeopardy!’ apologizes for an ‘outdated and inaccurate’ clue about a debilitating healthcare situation

The common Tv game show “Jeopardy!” is apologizing for making use of what it called “outdated and inaccurate” information and facts for a clue about a health care situation that impacts thousands and thousands of People.The contestants on Monday’s demonstrate have been questioned about postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome — a minimal-acknowledged ailment that impacts blood move and will cause a fast improve in heartbeat, lightheadedness and fainting when people stand up.”Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome is also acknowledged as Grinch syndrome due to the fact this organ is as well tiny,” the $600 clue in the classification “Basic-Named Maladies” questioned.The reply … Read more

Emory University apologizes to medical school applicant rejected in 1959 because he was Black

But that letter from Emory hangs in a frame in his home as a reminder.

More than six decades later, on Wednesday, as part of its Juneteenth programming, Emory’s School of Medicine apologized for it.

Emory University President Gregory L. Fenves acknowledged during the program that Hood was rejected for “no other reason that the fact that he was Black,” and that the letter, “vividly shows the systematic injustice of that time and the legacy that Emory is still reckoning with.”

“Throughout American history and Emory history, Dr. Hood and so many other talented students, were denied access to achieve

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