Women’s health the focus of a forum in La Crosse

Women’s health was the focus for a community health forum Tuesday morning in La Crosse.

Presentations focused on research and barriers to sexual health information and care.

Women also face different risk factors for heart problems.

Knowing how women’s health is different can help patients when they talk with their doctor.

“That lens is different and it can be everything from the disease is different, to the testing is different in women to the drug impact differently than men,” said Dr. Stephanie Faubion, Director of the Center for Women’s Health at Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

Mayo Clinic hosts community health forums twice a year.

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