Health Rewind: Is Diagnosing Someone With “Ghetto Booty” Offensive?
Woman Files Complaint for Being Diagnosed With “Ghetto Booty”
Terry Ragland, a 55-year old African-American woman, has filed a complaint with the Tennessee Department of Health against her doctor for diagnosing her with “ghetto booty” for her lower back pain. Ragland is offended by the lack of sensitivity on her doctor’s part. The real term for Ragland’s ailment is called “lumbar lordosis,” reported a Memphis CBS affiliate.—Kellee Terrell