Charlotte and Grace explore how women's bodies have been ignored, misdiagnosed, misunderstood, and not believed in the history of medicine. From the ancient concept of the "wandering womb," to women's disproportionate death from heart disease, to drugs not being tested on women and the consequences that has led to, they lay out the ways in which medicine has excluded and misrepresented the female body. Learn what you can do to advocate for yourself in medical settings in order to protect your health in this episode. We're more than just male bodies with wombs!
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Maya Dusenbery, Author of Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick
Janine Austin Clayton, M.D,
Director, NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health
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