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Misdiagnosis: The battle for the female body in a man-made world

By France24
11 July 2021   |   12:43 pm
The risk of suffering a blood clot from taking the contraceptive pill is significantly higher than it is from taking the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. The author of a new book says this simple fact exemplifies the longstanding failures of healthcare for women. Elinor Cleghorn's book "Unwell Women: A Journey Through Medicine and Myth in a Man-Made World" highlights the issue as just one way in which the male-dominated medical world has in the past failed to recognise female health problems. She joined us for Perspective.

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