Gender Bias in the ER?

Women are much less likely than men to receive a range of care for heart problems at the hospital, even when they arrive while having a heart attack, according to a new study of Medicare patients. "It is a well documented trend in health care that is not changing," said Dr. Sharonne Hayes at the Mayo Clinic. "Women get less treatment, and they get it later, compared to men who have the same symptoms or conditions." For tips on what women can do to increase the chances that they will receive...Full Story
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