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Unformatted text preview: Womens Health Review: Chapt 1: FDA - Food & Drug Administration CDC - Centers for Disease Control & Prevention NIH - National Institutes of Health Dorothea Dix - was an American activist on behalf of the indigent insane who, through a vigorous program of lobbying state legislatures and the United States Congress , created the first generation of American mental asylums Florence Nightingale - was a pioneer of modern nursing , a writer and a noted statistician .  Elizabeth Blackwell - was an abolitionist , women's rights activist , and the first female doctor in the United States . 10 Gender-Related Differences: Condition Women vs. Men Heart Disease Kills 50,000 yr, strikes 10 yrs later, higher chance of 2 nd attack w/ 1 yr Depression 2-3X more likely o suffer lower lever of serotonin Osteoporosis 80% of sufferers, higher rate of bone mass loss Smoking More neg. effect on CV health, less successful of quitting, more severe withdrawal symptoms STDs 2X more likely to contract a STD, 10X more likely to contract HIV...
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