Cover: Integrating Social and Biological Research to Improve Men's and Women's Health

Integrating Social and Biological Research to Improve Men's and Women's Health

Published in: Women's Health Issues, v. 12, no. 3, May/Jun. 2002, p. 113-115

Posted on rand.org 2002

by Chloe E. Bird, Patricia P. Rieker

The authors comment on two reports that address the gender health paradox. An integrated model of social and biological factors will yield information beneficial to both mens and womens health and reduce the gender disparities.

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