Think government wants to help you? Revisit the true, horrifying history of the Tuskegee medical experiments on blacks

As noted by Alan Bellows at the Damn Interesting blog, the medical community in general had few tools in its arsenal to battle syphilis, a crippling affliction that, at the time, was spreading quickly in certain areas of the world, particularly areas of great poverty. "Even for those who could afford medical care," Bellows wrote, "the only … Continue reading Think government wants to help you? Revisit the true, horrifying history of the Tuskegee medical experiments on blacks