Rachel Lynch

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Medical gaslighting occurs more to women than men

Olive O’Connor knew in her gut that something wasn’t right with her new born baby, but no one would listen to her. Nurses said she was being over prot(...)

“Oh my God,” Honor goes, barely looking up from her phone at me, “I’ve just noticed how fat you’ve become lately. When you step on the bathroom scales(...)

I get the coffees in. We’re talking one grande macchiato, one tall macchiato, four skinny cappuccinos, two skinny lattes, one skinny vanilla latte, on(...)

Urbanity: creative, independent and good value.

From outside, Urbanity looks like Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks. With laptops. A lone man seems lost in other people’s thoughts rather than his own on th(...)

Rachel Lynch: “If you want change for the better, you have to get out of your comfort zone . . . and that’s not just for me, the patient, that’s for you, the academic, the researcher, the doctor.” Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

One of the ironies about fibromyalgia, which isn’t the easiest word to get your mouth around, is that its symptoms include difficulty with speech. Fi-(...)