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His and hers … healthcare

TEDWomen 2013 · 14:42 · Filmed Dec 2013
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Every cell in the human body has a sex, which means that men and women are different right down to the cellular level. Yet too often, research and medicine ignore this insight — and the often startlingly different ways in which the two sexes respond to disease or treatment. As pioneering doctor Paula Johnson describes in this thought-provoking talk, lumping everyone in together means we essentially leave women's health to chance. It's time to rethink.

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Dr. Paula Johnson is a pioneer in looking at health from a woman's perspective. Full bio

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