The Friday Five

This week’s roundup of our favorites from across the interwebs to help you make sense of men and women.

1. Women Still Missing From Medicine’s Top Ranks by Danielle Ofri, M.D., of The New York Times says while women make up about half of all medical students and a third of academic faculty, they are nearly absent in the upper ranks.

2. On Being The Lady With The Microphone by Carole Simpson on says: The first woman to moderate a presidential debate reflects on the experience and how little has changed since 1992.

3. My Baby-Sitter Addiction by Hayley Krischer of says: With my first kid, I needed to do everything myself. Then I discovered the power and freedom of hiring someone else.

4. Why Women Should Stop Trying To Be Perfect by Debora Spar of The Daily Beast says sure, we have powerful jobs, well-run homes, and perfect children. But we’re still not making it to the very top. There are things we can learn from the rest of the world.

5. Defriend Your Exes Now! by Tracy Clark-Flory of says we all know it’s unhealthy to stalk exes on Facebook. Now science confirms it. If only it was easier to let it go.

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