Women's Health

  • National Women's Health Week

    posted by K.C. Kidd on Friday, May 12, 2023 Sunday celebrates Mother's Day; however, it also is the first day of National Women's Health Week, a time for all women to reflect on their individual health needs and ways to improve their overall mental and physical health.

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  • Recognizing the Contributions of the Immortal Henrietta Lacks

    posted by Dr. Brian Wilson on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 Dr. Brian Wilson, OB/Gyn specialist, shares how a young black woman, Henrietta Lacks, died from cervical cancer in 1951 but a sample of her cells survived, multiplied and were invaluable in health research. The discoveries from her cells led to the polio vaccine, gene mapping and IVF treatment, among others, and resulted in her being named the 'mother' of modern medicine. Learn more about this slice of American health history.

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