The Health Care System Needs to Rethink How It Treats People of Color After This

By NIRAN AL-AGBA, MD Over Memorial Day weekend 13 years ago, my younger brother, Laith, died in an accident. He was 26 years old. Losing young people in their mid-20’s is particularly devastating because they are embarking on adulthood and their futures hold limitless hopes, dreams, and possibilities. For the survivors, no holiday brings the same joy as … Continue reading The Health Care System Needs to Rethink How It Treats People of Color After This

The Danish Model: Is It Time For the Kids to Go Back to School?

By NIRAN AL-AGBA, MD (3) Two weeks ago, Gov. Jay Inslee announced that Washington will likely reopen in stages. Halfway across the globe, Denmark has already begun a gradual process lifting its nation’s coronavirus lockdown by reopening schools for children in kindergarten up through the age of 11, in an effort to prioritize the education of … Continue reading The Danish Model: Is It Time For the Kids to Go Back to School?