Inside Your Health: Ageism and health

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Most of us are familiar with discrimination that’s associated with racism or sexism. Ageism, though, is another form of discrimination that isn’t discussed as much but still affects a significant number of people.

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows ageism may be harming older adults’ health, too.

KSTP medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou explains the damaging effects of ageism in this week’s edition of “Inside Your Health.”