Shortage of N.B. health-care providers forces student to pay out of pocket to see gynecologist – CBC
April 6, 2021
Mhàiri Agnew has suffered from recurring abdominal pain for more than half of her life.
When she first complained as a child, her longtime family doctor in New Brunswick suspected food allergies. When tests ruled that out, he blamed stress.
“That was always his answer … ‘You’re too stressed,'” said the 20-year-old university student. “But no matter how much counselling I got, or no matter how many relaxing things I tried to do, the pain never went away.”