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How Women in Medicine View Leadership

Have we come a long way, baby? When it comes to women in medicine, the answer is yes, no, and maybe.
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The Problem of Dense Breasts

Forty-three percent of women ages 40-74 have mammographically dense breasts making it difficult, if not impossible in some cases, to detect cancer on routine mammogram screening.
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Republican Party: Adapt or Clear Out

Social science has generated massive evidence that successful social movements accommodated change within them and the ones that resisted change became extinct.
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Pregnancy and Autonomy – Whose Body is it Anyway?

Do “the rights” of an unborn fetus really trump everything else in the mother’s life, including her own health? Whose body is it anyway?
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Happy 40th Title IX, You Changed Medical School Forever

Authored by Congresswoman Patsy Mink, Title IX, was passed in 1972. Afterward, women applied and got accepted to medical school in droves.
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Ten Facts About Women and Hunger

Women make up slightly more than 50% of the world’s population but account for over 60% of the world’s hungry. It's time to do something about it.

What Do We Know About the Wisdom of the Crowd?

Dov Michaeli MD, PhD explores what science tells us about the wisdom of the crowd.
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Sajeonogi: Knocked Down Four Times, Rising Up Five

What a 69-year-old South Korean woman can teach us about perseverance and sajeonogi.