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D&I Weekly News Round Up: Neurodiversity, Stereotypes, and more

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round-Up. Today we talk about workaholism and intervention strategies, female surgeons having better outcomes than male surgeons, a study that debunks stereotypes about unhoused people, and how poor understanding and recognition of female autistic traits can lead to underdiagnosing girls and women.

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Interesting article about “workaholism”– and what strategies someone can use if they find themselves compulsively overworking.  


According to a new study looking at over 1 million patient records from Sweden and Canada, patients treated by female surgeons had significantly better outcomes than those treated by male ones. One of the reasons might be that female surgeons tend to operate more slowly. Read more here


Insightful study from Canada that debunks stereotypes of how unhoused people spend their money. The researchers found that the majority of people used extra cash on housing, food, and clothes – and not on alcohol or drugs


Boys and men are more frequently diagnosed with autism than girls and women. New research has found that girls and women might be underdiagnosed – due to poor understanding of female autistic traits. Read more here.

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