Women—when it comes to cardiac care, you aren’t being taken seriously by the medical profession. If you feel something, say something loud and clear.
In this episode, Bottom Line President Sarah Hiner and Dr. Steinbaum discuss the gender bias that exists in emergency rooms and throughout hospitals and doctor’s offices around t...
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