Dec 31, 2019

Is there gender bias in the field of heart surgery?

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A look back at what shook markets in 2019. Gen-Zers are turning to resale apps to get rid of unwanted gifts. What accounts for the shortage of female heart surgeons?

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Gen Z turns to resale to offload unwanted gifts

Dec 31, 2019
Second-hand marketplaces like Depop, Mercari and Poshmark have gained popularity with young consumers.
Selling unwanted gifts is a popular move for Gen Z.
Jesse Grant/Getty Images for James Mae

The majority of medical students are women, but male heart surgeons still vastly outnumber female

Dec 31, 2019
Ninety-four percent of practicing thoracic surgeons are men — and that’s an improvement on recent years.
Dr. Amber Edwards at work.
Blake Farmer

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19-2000 Gorillaz

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director