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Newspaper/Magazine Article

Inside the epidemic of misdiagnosed women.

Rabbitt M. Inside the epidemic of misdiagnosed women. Prevention Magazine. April 9, 2020.

Diagnosis in women is complicated by cultural norms, lack of research on medical conditions affecting women, and implicit bias. The article outlines conditions that are likely to be misdiagnosed in women such as heart disease and breast cancer. The author shares strategies for women to engage in the process to improve diagnostic accuracy.