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How 'Bad Medicine' Dismisses And Misdiagnoses Women's Symptoms

Journalist Maya Dusenbery argues that medicine has a "systemic and unconscious bias" against women that is rooted in "what doctors, regardless of their own gender, are learning in medical schools."

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How 'Bad Medicine' Dismisses And Misdiagnoses Women's Symptoms

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