Women’s History Month:10 Things to Know about Kizzmekia Corbett

Women’s history month is celebratedinMarch and was created to highlightthe impact womenhave made throughouthistory. It initially beganas women’shistory week in 1978 before becoming a full month in 1987.Women have been important trailblazers in all facets of society,impactingscience, education, mathematics, literature, medicine,and countless areasthat havecontributed substantiallyto our world. One such woman is Kizzmekia Corbett. Corbett,the leadingscientist…

5 Questions to Ask a New Doctor

Physician care is necessary for routine checkups and medical management. But, with all of the confusion going on about healthcare today, finding a good doctor can be challenging.  When looking for the right provider, there are some questions that you might want to consider asking to help with making the best decisions.  We’ve outlined some…

Dr. David Hicks on doctors’ responsibility to educate the public about vaccines

https://youtu.be/BDUAuqbrh0M Dr. Jayne Morgan sits down with Dr. David Hicks, Deputy Health Director for the Jefferson County Health Department to talk about the responsibility of doctors to educate the public on COVID-19 and why it is important to get vaccinated. If doctors don’t step up and offer their educated perspectives, misinformation will fill the information…

3 Ways Lupus Is Harder on Minorities

Lupus Kills More Minorities According to the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), “One out of every 250 African American women will develop lupus.” What’s worse is the death rate for people with lupus is nearly three times higher for African Americans. In fact, a study conducted by Dr. Jose Gomez-Puerta, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital…