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Womens health

The Planned Parenthood clinic in Athens, Ohio hung a banner outside their office stating they are still open.
Dan Konik / Ohio Public Radio

As many as 99,000 low-income Ohioans who want birth control and reproductive health care services have fewer options now that Planned Parenthood nationwide has pulled out of the federal Title X program. In nine Ohio counties, it’s the only provider that accepted Title X funds.

Though lawmakers didn’t address the issue after a set of lawsuits against a Cleveland hospital, one outgoing legislator is hoping his bill will move forward after he’s gone.

Gender Bias in Medicine

May 29, 2018
Pixnio

Pain is subjective. Without blood or a broken bone for proof, treatment often depends on how much a physician trusts a patient. Throughout history, physicians tend to mistrust women more than men when it comes to the question: how much does it hurt? That means that women are misdiagnosed, mistreated, or dismissed altogether. 

 Today we’re talking about gender bias in medical care. 

Gender Bias in Medicine

Apr 26, 2018
Pixnio

Pain is subjective. Without blood or a broken bone for proof, treatment often depends on how much a physician trusts a patient. Throughout history, physicians tend to mistrust women more than men when it comes to the question: how much does it hurt? That means that women are misdiagnosed, mistreated, or dismissed altogether. 

 Today we’re talking about gender bias in medical care.