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American Heart Association: “Heart Attack Symptoms in Women.”
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: “What health issues or conditions affect women differently than men?”
National Stroke Association: “Women and Stroke.”
CDC: “10 Ways STDs Impact Women Differently Than Men," “Men & Diabetes,” “Preliminary Estimates of the Prevalence of Selected Underlying Health Conditions Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 – United States, February 12 – March 28, 2020."
American Hair Loss Association: “Introduction,” “Men’s Hair Loss,” “Women’s Hair Loss,”
American Academy of Dermatology: “Adult acne,” “Hormonal factors key to understanding acne in women.”
Cleveland Clinic: “UTIs: Are They Worse for Men or Women?” “When Should Men See a Dermatologist for Adult Acne?”
American Psychological Association: “Gender and Stress,” “All Pain Is Not the Same: Psychologist Discusses Gender Differences in Chronic Pain.”
NIH News in Health: “Sex and Gender: How Being Male or Female Can Affect Your Health.”
National Multiple Sclerosis Society: “Primary Progressive MS (PPMS).”
American Family Physician: “Osteoporosis in Men.”
Harvard Medical School: “Testosterone – What it Does and Doesn’t Do," “COVID-19 Basics.”
Frontiers in Public Health: “Gender Differences in Patients with COVID-19: Focus on Severity and Mortality.”
Frontiers in Immunology: “Sex Hormones Determine Immune Response.”
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