KERA's Think
KERA's Think
Aug 23, 2021
For Centuries, Doctors Really Didn’t Understand The Female Body
Play • 35 min

To better understand women’s health needs, it seems obvious that women researchers and physicians should be part of the conversation – but it’s only recently that that’s actually happened. Elinor Cleghorn suffered through a long series of misdiagnoses before finally correctly being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. She joins host Krys Boyd to unpack the long history of how medicine has failed women. Her book is “Unwell Women: Misdiagnosis and Myth in a Man-Made World.”

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