- Susan Salenger -- Why Do Women Lie to Their Doctors? 33:31
Did you know that over 80% of patients lie to their doctors, and women lie more than men do? Why is that so? When the possible consequences are quite serious…like inaccurate diagnosis and inaccurate treatment. Susan Salenger, author and researcher, looks at women and their complicated relationship with their doctors and the healthcare system. She shines a light on the cultural history and gender bias in the medical community and how that affects our care and the care of our loved ones. Salenger offers us practical advice to help us recognize these biases and better navigate the patient-doctor relationship. Find out more here: SusanSalenger.com.
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