Women's Health, Wisdom, and. . . WINE!

#85 - Sidelined: How Women Manage & Mismanage Their Health | Susan Salenger

December 21, 2022 Dr. Laurena White Season 6 Episode 85
Women's Health, Wisdom, and. . . WINE!
#85 - Sidelined: How Women Manage & Mismanage Their Health | Susan Salenger
Women's Health, Wisdom, and. . . WINE!
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Show Notes

Sidelined  explores the barriers women face in getting the best medical care. It’s sometimes so difficult for women to get an accurate diagnosis and the medical community often treats women differently from men. Even in 2021, gender bias still persists. Sadly, some barriers come from women themselves. Women often put their own health last, behind the needs of their families and illness often makes some women feel guilty for becoming ill in the first place which can lead them to make decisions they later regret. Her research revealed how conflicted many women are about the medical decisions they make. After extensive interviews and research, the book highlights her findings and includes a valuable resource directory that offers a variety of services to help women decide the best path to follow.

About Susan:
Susan is a non-fiction writer, an avid reader and a foodie, especially dark chocolate. For more than 25 years, she and her husband owned Salenger Films, which produced and distributed corporate training films all around the world. She was born in Los Angeles and, although she loved living there (except for the traffic and the smog), she moved up to Northern California to be with her grandchildren. She has two fabulous daughters, four incredible grandchildren, a dog named JD (Salenger), a cat named Max and, because she lives in the wine country, a tiny vineyard that produces pinot noir. 

Resources Mentioned:
Sidelined: How Women Manage and Mismanage Their Health
Pinot Noir

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