Study says you’re more likely to live if you have a female doctor

  • A new study
    from researchers at Harvard University found female doctors easily
    outshine their male counterparts in at least one critically important
    way: Fewer of their patients die.
  • After examining Medicare data tracking
    1,583,028 hospitalizations, scientists determined patients of female
    physicians enjoyed “significantly lower mortality rates” and readmission
    rates, along with fewer ER visits.
  • According to the study, men and women’s vastly different approaches to practicing medicine likely account for the disparity. Read more

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