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Top 5 New Women’s Health Tech Items Making Your Patients Healthier

Top 5 New Women’s Health Tech Items Making Your Patients Healthier

August 1st is National Girlfriends Day! So today, meet Elvie, Ava, OM, and more -- the new women's health tech that's helping your patients monitor their...

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Suicide rates soar among female providers

Suicide rates soar among female providers

 “The rate of suicide among women employed in any health profession was higher than for women in other occupations; the difference was statistically significant for women employed as nurses or medical practitioners.” ...

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How Provider Bias Harms Women in Pain

How Provider Bias Harms Women in Pain

A female ER patient cannot bear the burden of a provider’s biases.  It’s crucial that providers – especially those in the emergency or urgent clinical settings – critically examine each patient, without regard for the patient’s gender.  But what happens when these biases are unconscious (which they undoubtedly are in most...

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How Sex Disparities in Clinical Drug Trials Hurt Women

How Sex Disparities in Clinical Drug Trials Hurt Women

Although women consume more pharmaceuticals than men, they comprise a minority of clinical trial test subjects and are at twice the risk for adverse drug reactions. Those who advocate for scientific accountability of sex differences in drug studies argue that the pharmaceutical industry lacks a commitment to women’s...

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How Health Insurance Companies Discriminate Against Women

How Health Insurance Companies Discriminate Against Women

Living in pain is horrific. Statistically, women are four times more likely to suffer from chronic pain than men.  Making an awful situation worse – many of these conditions are neglected or poorly understood, causing many women to suffer intractable pain for years before they find relief.  With insurance often denying coverage for these conditions, years of pain can also be financially...

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