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Artery Heart Disease is Different in Women

William H. Bestermann, Jr., MD - 6/7/2021 - 0

There is no better example of the disconnect between what we know and what we do than in the case of women with heart artery disease.

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Why Infertility Treatments Should Be Covered by Insurance

David Adamson, M.D. - 2/27/2021 - 3

Infertility is a disease that deserves to be covered by health insurance. Compelling business and social reasons support this premise.

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Vasectomy: Why It’s a Better Choice for Men and Women

Parviz K. Kavoussi, MD - 11/17/2020 - 21

Vasectomies have benefits for both men and women. It’s easier, safer, and less costly than tubal ligation.

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Physician Compensation 2020: How Much Money Do U.S. Doctors Make Per Year?

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 11/8/2020 - 10

Doximity’s Physician Compensation report revealed that income growth slowed and the gender wage gap grew in 2020 due to the pandemic..

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Burnout: The Experience of Women In Medicine During COVID-19

Sharon Grossman, Ph.D. - 10/30/2020 - 1

Women in medicine are faced with heightened demands and lower than normal resources during the COVID pandemic. This can lead to burnout.

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Early Testing for Osteoporosis Gives a Voice to a Silent Disease

Chad Deal, M.D. - 6/22/2020 - 3

Women may not know they have osteoporosis until they fracture a bone. Early testing for osteoporosis can help them get effective treatment to reduce risk.

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Perseverance: Being Knocked Down Four Times, But Rising Up Five

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 4/26/2020 - 0

This is a story about perseverance in the face of overwhelming odds: A 69-year old widow finally got her driver’s license after 949 failed attempts.

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Women’s Health: The Pressing Need to Think Holistically

Jessica Grossman, M.D. - 3/10/2020 - 4

Doctors working in the field of women’s health should be prepared to listen to all concerns presented by patients & take a holistic approach to their care.

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IVF or IUI: Which is the Right Fertility Procedure for You?

David Adamson, M.D. - 3/7/2020 - 2

IVF is much more successful than intrauterine insemination, another commonly used fertility procedure. Unlike IUI, it can help treat almost any type of infertility problem.

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Survey Shows Women in Medicine Still Face Inequities

Beverly Leonard - 3/6/2020 - 0

A recent survey finds that women in medicine face harassment, disrespect and lack of opportunity. There is an urgent need to correct these inequities.

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Artificial Intelligence: Can It Improve Results of Cancer Screening Programs?

Joshua Mansour, M.D. - 1/26/2020 - 2

Breast & lung cancer screening programs have led to diagnoses at an earlier stage. AI-deep learning systems improve on those results by reducing diagnostic errors.

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Antioxidants and Free Radicals: Hope or Hype?

Fayne Frey, MD - 10/14/2019 - 0

The results of studies examining the impact of antioxidants and free radicals on health are mixed showing benefits and harm for both.

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