Expanding the Definition of "Women's Health"

AMA  report goes beyond reproductive and unique health issues

  The term "women's health" has long been thought to refer  almost exclusively to reproductive health issues or conditions that are unique  to women. Evidence that sex and gender have an impact on almost all health  conditions—whether in etiology, prevalence, presentation, or response to  treatment—is increasing. Unfortunately, this impact is not always acknowledged,  taught in medical schools or residencies, or applied to patient care.

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