• Year the AMA elected its first woman board member - 1989
  • Number of women presidents in AMAs 148 year history - 0
  • Percentage of medical school deans in U.S. today who are women - 3%
  • Percentage of todays gynecologists and obstetricians who are male - 80%
  • Percentage of their patients who are male - 0%
  • Number of times in its history the executive board of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has been less than 75% male - 0
  • Percentage of American women who will have a hysterectomy in their lifetimes - 50%
  • Percentage of U.S. hysterectomies that are medically imperative - 10%
  • Most common reason for hysterectomy in the U.S. - fibroids
  • Number of women with fibroids who are relieved of the pain and heavy bleeding within three months of adopting a low-fat high-fiber vegetarian diet - the vast majority
  • Second most common reason for hysterectomy in the U.S. - endometriosis
  • Number of women with endometriosis whose symptoms disappear or lessen dramatically on a low-fat high-fiber vegetarian diet - the vast majority
  • Percentage of American physicians who recommend dietary changes for fibroids and endometriosis - less than 1%