Obesity in Black Women: Combating the Disease through Community

April is National Minority Health Month. fighting for Michele Tedder obesity It’s been a journey of a lifetime. Despite trying countless diet and exercise fads over the years, Tedder’s The weight continued to rise, exceeding 300 pounds in a 5-foot-1 frame. She decided on weight loss surgery after developing high blood pressure, joint pain, and …

Removing Barriers to Cervical Cancer Screening for the LGBTQ Community

Dr. Reviewed by Sue Yom As executive director of the National LGBT Cancer Network, scoutknows better than most the importance of staying up to date on cancer screenings. Still, Scout says he often delays his own screenings for human papillomavirus (HPV) and Cervical cancer. Being a transgender man with a cervix may trigger the process …