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Women In Medicine

New Study Reveals Women Treated By Female Doctors Live Longer

A new study published Monday by JAMA Internal Medicine aimed to see if health outcomes vary among patients treated by women and men. Harvard researche... Read More »

Why Women Should Take a Closer Look At Medication Side Effects

As an emergency physician herself, Alyson McGregor is well aware that in medical emergencies, patients usually put a lot of trust in their doctors. In... Read More »

Pakistan Has More Female Medical Students Than Practicing Female Doctors

How many of Pakistan's female medical students go on to become doctors? Not many, says a recent BBC report. Although 70 percent of the students enroll... Read More »

12 Facts About Florence Nightingale

Back in the Victorian Era, the profe ion of nursing was often looked down upon by upper social cla es, and was considered lowly menial labor work. Flo... Read More »