The medical community have known for a century that women are living in constant pain. They’ve done nothing about it. So says author Gabrielle Jackson in her new book Pain and Prejudice. Photo by Juan Pablo Arenas on Pexels.com "Why are women still being treated as hysterical, overly emotional, anxious and unreliable witnesses to their... Continue Reading →
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