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How to Advocate for Yourself During an Emergency Room Visit

Dr. Cwanza Pinckney, an ER doctor in Houston, offers tips on how to champion yourself in a pandemic

A photo of a black female doctor helping an older black woman with medical charts at a hospital.
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In search for more insight on how to navigate the U.S. health care system during the coronavirus outbreak, ZORA spoke to Cwanza Pinckney, MD, a board-certified emergency medicine physician. Dr…