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When It Was Even Scarier

Anne Schuchat, MD | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Anne Schuchat, MD

Four score and seven years ago, my mother was born into an America swarming with pathogens. Many were simply known as diseases of childhood; not all c...

Male Doctors Earn 88 Percent More Through Medicare, New Study Shows

Napala Pratini | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Napala Pratini

While most of the gender differences are explained by gender differences in practicing medicine, the study highlights a larger issue.

Meet The Three Female Medical Students Who Destroyed Gender Norms A Century Ago

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts

Every so often, the same mysterious image seems to pop up on the internet. The black-and-white portrait looks to be at least a hundred years old, and ...

Are Women Better Doctors Than Men?

Posted 10.18.2013 | Healthy Living

In the battle of the sexes, women may trump men when it comes to who makes better doctors, according to a new study. Researchers from the Universi...

Sorry... But Are You Really a Doctor?

Penny Wilson | Posted 09.24.2013 | Women
Penny Wilson

Sometimes I get the distinct impression that the general public believes that doctors graduate from medical school as middle aged men. It's understandable really. After all, that's what TV has taught us.

LOOK: Women Training To Be Doctors In 1885

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 04.11.2013 | Women

It's no secret that we at HuffPost Women are big fans of women who pioneered in activities considered to be a man's domain. It will come as no sur...

Women in Math, Science and Medicine: Still Work to be Done

Molly Weinburgh | Posted 04.24.2013 | College
Molly Weinburgh

The number of women in the labor force is projected to be more than 78 million by 2018. Our goal should be to unleash the talents and productivity of each of them. Yes, there has been improvement. Yes, much more needs to be done.

I Am Doctor. Hear Me Roar.

Priya Malhotra | Posted 02.15.2012 | Chicago
Priya Malhotra

On days I've worn scrubs in public, strangers often comment on my monochromatic cotton garb. The most common comment I get is this: "you must be a nurse."

How Women Beat Down The Sexist Doors of Medicine

Yolanda Reid Chassiakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yolanda Reid Chassiakos

"No one will go to a female general surgeon or urologist," more than one woman resident was told. "Even if you finish the program, you won't be able to make a living." Somehow, thousands of women successfully survived the hazing.