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Some case studies from behind closed bars


As much as I love research, my real “calling” is medicine. One of my most frustrating experiences to date has been dealing with and observing the problems with health care in the prison. For one thing, Malaysia may not have as much access to medical care  as the United States, but it has enough that the prisoners should be getting decent care. For another it’s a violation of these people’s human rights that they aren’t getting basic health care.  So far, there have been a few particularly painful (sometimes literally for the patient) incidents. To start with, the whole set … Continue reading

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