Modern day doctors’ office visits have stayed consistent throughout United States history. Patients file in, wait to be called into a room, then have a few moments to quickly describe their entire health history and the current health issues they are experiencing. Afterwards, a physician,
Poverty. Divorce. Incarceration. Emotional abuse. Avoiding discussion of these topics can be easy due to their sensitivity, but in creating safe spaces of discussion for these Adverse Childhood Experiences, we can take a first step in reducing them. Adverse Childhood Experiences, more commonly known as
If you walk into the Nurx headquarters in San Francisco, California you will find yourself in an open-office space, colorfully accented with pastel pillows, plants and modern furniture. The trendy office is home to reproductive telehealth startup Nurx. Nurx aims to make reproductive healthcare more
Despite making up only 12 percent of the population, Black women represent 60 percent of all HIV infections in women in the United States. In fact, the rate of H.I.V. infection is 20 times higher among Black women compared to White women, making up 57
With social activity limited and stress levels high during the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping up a nutritious diet can be difficult but is important to maintain.
The circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic have allowed for medical professionals to use telehealth technology frequently, but is this a permanent change?
Undocumented U.S. residents face hardship when trying to access healthcare and health resources, often due to public charge rules and language barriers.
Playing 3D video games may have a positive effect on on adults and mitigate the effects of cognitive decline.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially difficult to track and combat in the homeless population in America, many of whom are considered high-risk.
Public health departments are trying to prevent birth inequities incarcerated individuals often face. The LEV program in Contra Costa is one such example.