|November 2007 · Vol. 19, No. 11
The legacy of WHI? Confusion and apprehension, possibly
A survey finds widespread fog over the Women’s Health Initiative. The forecast isn’t for clearing skies.
“ The worst part of the WHI is that they got so much press with it”—Bruce Wineman, DO
“ For women to be scared unfairly…and to have to suffer with vasomotor and emotional problems is really a disservice”—Joanna Shulman, MD
Patients, physicians, the media—in other words, just about everybody—are confused about the findings of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI),1 according to a recent survey.
Why? And is this state of confusion permanent? Most of all, how are your colleagues dealing with that lack of clarity in their practice?