How the Gender Gap in Clinical Drug Trials Is Affecting Women

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A revealing new study finds that women are overmedicated because of their absence in clinical drug trials. Researchers say women experience adverse drug reactions twice as often as men because of the gender gap. Dr. Ian Smith talks to Wendy Ractliffe and psychiatrist Dr. Ellen Vora, the creators of the documentary “Medicating Normal,” to find out how this gender gap is affecting women.

Why Are Women Overmedicated?