Couple’s Goal: Health Equity for Black and Minority CF Community

Couple’s Goal: Health Equity for Black and Minority CF Community

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Couple’s Goal: Health Equity for Black and Minority CF Community

Diagnostic odysseys are common for people with rare diseases. But for Terry Wright, it took 54 years of gastrointestinal pain, lungs clogged with mucus, countless emergency room trips to treat pneumonia, and surgeries to get to the bottom of a disease that should have been clear from the beginning: cystic fibrosis (CF). Wright, now 58, and his wife, Michele, attribute his decades-long delay to a medical community that has long viewed CF as a white…

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