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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…

FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LEADERS HOPE MORE EDUCATION WILL CUT THROUGH ANY BRAND HESITANCY SURROUNDING THE JOHNSON & JOHNSON VACCINE

Alabama is initially slated to receive 40,100 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. It’s unclear when exactly they will start to be administered in the state. At the end of another busy day of vaccinations at Hazel Green Pharmacy, another 50 people were added to the state’s list of those who have completed their…

SWAC is #NOWINCLUDED

View our SWAC page BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference is excited to announce a new partnership with #NOWINCLUDED, a multi-generational healthcare movement that engages, educates, and empowers minority populations to take better control of their health. #NOWINCLUDED is designed to help minority families advocate for themselves in various healthcare settings. #NOWINCLUDED provides access to educational…

A Look Inside Acclinate, a Techstars Startup Company Working to Fight Racial Disparities in Healthcare

Disparities in healthcare are one of the biggest problems facing America’s Black and Brown population today, from soaring costs to lack of adequate medical coverage. This is especially true within the realm of medical research, where a vast majority of the testing for new pharmaceuticals and experimental therapies is focused almost entirely on white volunteers.…

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…