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Kidney Transplants, Sick People and Sick Banks: An Exchange

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
In the current era of debate about health-care costs, last week’s Newsmix item on kidney transplants sounded an alarm here at WVFC. One reader, Rita Prangle, asked the question on many minds: The study authors’ belief that doctors consider women frailer than their male counterparts doesn’t make sense. We’re all aware that women live longer than men. I wonder if…
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