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Gender Bias in Medicine

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Pain is subjective. Without blood or a broken bone for proof, treatment often depends on how much a physician trusts a patient. Throughout history, physicians tend to mistrust women more than men when it comes to the question: how much does it hurt? That means that women are misdiagnosed, mistreated, or dismissed altogether. 

 
Today we’re talking about gender bias in medical care.

 

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