A few years ago, I noticed several dialysis centers popping up around Maryland and DC. It seemed like there was one on almost every other corner. The amount of dialysis centers in my area has become so alarming that one of my former co-workers spoke about it during a meeting, as we tried to thinkContinue reading “World Kidney Day”
Category Archives: Minority Health
Cervical Health Awareness Month
Did you know that January is Cervical Health Awareness Month? Have questions? Read here!
Breast Cancer Stigma: It’s a Global Issue
Did you know that breast cancer stigma is similar to HIV/AIDS stigma in some countries? Read about cancer stigma here!
Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
“Racial and ethnic minority groups in the U.S. are less likely to have access to mental health services, less likely to use community mental health services, more likely to use the emergency room department, and more likely to receive lower quality of care.” – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health,Continue reading “Minority Mental Health Awareness Month”