Health Disparities: Gender Part 2

In this episode, OnQ will focus on gender disparities. We will discuss the two different diseases that are generally associated with one specific gender; even though, it affects both genders at alarming rates. Our featured guest is Dr. Jeannette South-Paul, medical director of the Community Division at UPMC.

Health Disparities: Gender Part 2 aired on Feb 19, 2008.


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