Darlena Cunha

The Human Cost Of Fat Bias In Healthcare

Doctors are often quick to dismiss overweight patients to just lose some weight to feel better. But such carelessness can be deadly.

When It Comes To Health, It’s Time To Hold Hollywood To A Higher Standard

The cavalier way that movies and television fictionalize illness and disability spread misinformation, reinforce stigma, and lead to real-world deaths.

Breast Cancer and the Mom-God Fantasy

When I elected to have my breasts removed because of the BRCA I mutation, my twin daughters had to suddenly come to terms with my mortality.