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The Facts and Factors of Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell anemia is one of today’s most common inherited blood disorders. It affects several ethnic groups but predominantly Africans and African Americans, with approximately 90,000 to 100,000 Americans having the condition. Overall, it is estimated that sickle cell disease affects one in 500 U.S. African American births. Read More

The Effects of Blue LED Light on Sleep Patterns

Exposure to blue light is becoming increasingly prominent in our society, and a large segment of the world population is now subjected to daily exposure of artificial blue light. Read More

Reflections from Collin Cochran

2019 MSMS graduate Collin Cochran shares his thoughts as he prepares to begin MSM’s M.D. program this summer. Read More

Beyond Baby Blues: Dealing with Postpartum Depression

It’s perfectly normal to experience a rollercoaster of emotions before and after a healthy pregnancy. It’s even common to feel the “baby blues,” or unexpected sadness, for several days after giving birth. However, if this feeling continues for longer than 2 weeks and turns into minimal connectedness to your baby or sense of caring for her, you may have postpartum depression and need to seek help right away. Read More

Men's Preventive Care: Take Charge of Your Health

The era of men leaving their well-being in the hands of spouses, partners, and/or loved ones is officially over. No longer is it anyone else’s responsibility to look after your health. Guys, today your health is on you. Read More

National Public Health Week 2019: Discover MSM's eMPH Program

To help celebrate National Public Health Week April 1-7, why not take a closer look at the eMPH and the entire Graduate Education in Public Health program? Read More