Today, there is a concerning lack of women’s leadership in the rapidly growing field of digital health. This underrepresentation in the digital health space has critical implications for women’s health, and the industry as a whole. For instance, as of 2013, women only composed 14% of partners at
Manageable, good health is a basic need for all residents regardless of zip code or demographics, but over the past several decades, poor health outcomes and the resulting disparities have been steadily increasing. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, our nation spends 75
America’s obesity crisis is well-documented, as well its impact on the overall health of the nation through an increase in hypertension, diabetes, cancer, heart disease and stroke.
It’s February - heart month – to me, a female cardiologist, it is a reminder of the work we have left to do. Heart disease is the #1 cause of death for both men and women in the US, it kills more every year than all cancers combined.
Here’s the thing about heart disease: It’s sneaky. Forget the Hollywood depiction of a heart attack—the dramatic clutching of the chest and woozy stumble. For women, especially, the signs can be all too easy to overlook, including indigestion, dizziness and fatigue (and who isn’t tired?).