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Is There Gender Bias in Medicine?

As much as we’d like to believe otherwise, men and women are not treated equally.  According to the ACLU, “ongoing struggles include ensuring equal economic opportunities, educational equity, and an end to gender-based violence.” But did you know that women are more likely to be misdiagnosed? Or that women may not receive the most effective […]

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Are Your Medical Records Accurate?

Accurate medical records are essential for receiving the best healthcare possible. Clearly, your doctor may treat you inappropriately if your records contain wrong or incomplete information. Unfortunately, health records can include mistakes about any aspect of a patient’s health and his/her medical and family history. Whether your doctors use Electronic Health Records (EHRs) or paper […]

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