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Healthcare better for women than other industries, but C-suite rep lags

Dive Brief: Healthcare has less gender disparity than other U.S. industries, but still has room for improvement at executive levels. A new McKinsey report found healthcare is one of the best industries for working women in several dimensions. Women are better represented at all levels than in other sectors, are promoted at similar rates as… Read More »

More Than Half of Antibiotics Prescribed in Advance of Dental Procedures Aren’t Needed

In the United States, dentists dispense 10% of prescriptions for antibiotics. Now, a new study published in JAMA Network Open suggests that these meds are prescribed needlessly 81% of the time, reports the University of Illinois (UIC) at Chicago College of Dentistry. Researchers used a national health care claims database to examine nearly 170,000 antibiotics… Read More »