Tag Archives: Female

CDC ‘erroneously’ identified first coronavirus patient to die in US as female

A top health official cleared up a mystery that began after the first coronavirus patient to die in the United States was announced. Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, confirmed the person who died in Washington was a man, counter to prior descriptions of the person being a woman.… Read More »

Even Female Bosses Face Sexual Harrassment: Study

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) — When most people think of sexual harassment of females on the job, they assume it’s happening to lower-level staffers. But surprisingly, women supervisors actually encounter more of it than other female workers, a new study finds. Researchers examined workplace sexual harassment in the… Read More »

Female Pharmacy Owners – Pharmacy Times

Although 62% of the first professional degrees in pharmacy were awarded to women in 2017-2018,1 there are only about half as many female pharmacy owners as there are women graduating from pharmacy school.2 Tammy McDonald, regional vice president of RxOwnership for McKesson and leader of the RxOwnership Women in Pharmacy Program, said she sees many… Read More »

What to know about female sex hormones

Female sex hormones, or sex steroids, play vital roles in sexual development, reproduction, and general health. Sex hormone levels change over time, but some of the most significant changes happen during puberty, pregnancy, and menopause. In this article, we discuss the different types of female sex hormones, their roles in the body, and how they… Read More »