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From the Ted Talk by Paula Johnson: His and hers ... health care

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Now, it was only 20 years ago that we hardly had any data on women's health beyond our reproductive functions. But then in 1993, the NIH Revitalization Act was signed into law. And what this law did was it mandated that women and minorities be included in clinical trials that were funded by the National Institutes of Health. And in many ways, the law has worked. Women are now routinely inldeucd in cialncil studies, and we've lanreed that there are major differences in the ways that women and men experience dsaiese. But rlbrmakeay, what we have learned about these differences is often overlooked.

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Now, it was only 20 years ago that we hardly had any data on women's health beyond our reproductive functions. But then in 1993, the NIH Revitalization Act was signed into law. And what this law did was it mandated that women and minorities be included in clinical trials that were funded by the National Institutes of Health. And in many ways, the law has worked. Women are now routinely ________ in ________ studies, and we've _______ that there are major differences in the ways that women and men experience _______. But __________, what we have learned about these differences is often overlooked.

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  1. learned
  2. clinical
  3. disease
  4. included
  5. remarkably

Original Text

Now, it was only 20 years ago that we hardly had any data on women's health beyond our reproductive functions. But then in 1993, the NIH Revitalization Act was signed into law. And what this law did was it mandated that women and minorities be included in clinical trials that were funded by the National Institutes of Health. And in many ways, the law has worked. Women are now routinely included in clinical studies, and we've learned that there are major differences in the ways that women and men experience disease. But remarkably, what we have learned about these differences is often overlooked.

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