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Article ID: 720987

"We proved that women could certainly stand the rigors of Antarctica"

Ohio State University

As the world watches the first all-female spacewalk, looking back at another glass-ceiling-busting milestone: The first all-female research expedition to Antarctica.

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18-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: Rush’ s Dr. Shikha Jain Among Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders

Article ID: 720941

Rush’ s Dr. Shikha Jain Among Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders

Rush University Medical Center

Citing her gender equity leadership, Rush University Medical Center oncologist Dr. Shikha Jain has been named one of Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Emerging Leaders in 2019, a group of health care providers, researchers and executives in their 30s who have made significant contributions in the areas of health care administration, management or policy early in their careers.

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17-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 720535

Women Have Substantially Less Influence on Twitter than Men in Academic Medicine

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Women who are health policy or health services researchers face a significant disparity in social media influence compared to their male peers, according to a new study from researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Although the average number of tweets among all researchers tend to be consistent, women trail behind men in follower counts, regardless of how active they are on Twitter. The findings, which hold implications for larger questions around gender disparities in academic medicine, are published today in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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10-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 718457

Medical marijuana laws impact use among sexual minorities differently than heterosexuals

Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

Bisexual women had higher rates of past-year and daily marijuana use compared to heterosexual women, according to a study just published at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.

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4-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: The Gender Pay Gap

Article ID: 718134

The Gender Pay Gap

University of South Australia

While the principle of “equal pay for equal work” was legalised decades ago, a UniSA gender diversity expert says women executives are still struggling to achieve this right, despite working their way to the top of the business echelon.

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28-Aug-2019 10:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Keck Foundation Awards Tulane University $1 Million to Study Why Women Have Stronger Immune Systems Than Men

Article ID: 718105

Keck Foundation Awards Tulane University $1 Million to Study Why Women Have Stronger Immune Systems Than Men

Tulane University

Women respond more vigorously to infection and vaccination compared to men, but they're also more susceptible to autoimmune diseases. Tulane University researchers think women may have an undiscovered line of defense in their immune system that triggers a stronger response against infections.

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27-Aug-2019 3:50 PM EDT

Article ID: 718064

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Joins TIME’S UP Healthcare

Mount Sinai Health System

New Step Follows Recent Announcements About Groundbreaking Initiatives to Advance Gender Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

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27-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Study Investigates Rural LBGTQ Youth’s Motivations for Participating in Activism

Article ID: 717615

Study Investigates Rural LBGTQ Youth’s Motivations for Participating in Activism

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Researchers have spent the intervening years since the passage of marriage equality studying the young adults comprising the next generation of LGBTQ activists to understand their aspirations for the movement’s future.

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19-Aug-2019 7:05 AM EDT

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