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Breastfeeding and Working Mothers

As working mothers are a major driving force into today’s economy, the ability of new mothers to successfully balance work and family is critical to the health status of children. Learn about key steps to support breastfeeding in working mothers. Read More

Questions and Answers on Bariatric Surgery

The following are frequently asked questions surrounding bariatric surgery that can help guide you in your decision on whether or not to pursue bariatric (weight-loss) surgery. Read More

Staying the Course: Pursuit of Excellence--New PA Program to Start June 2019

Armed with the knowledge about how the PA profession can impact health outcomes and provide learners another option to be trained as a health professional, Morehouse School of Medicine recently unveiled its newest master’s degree in Physician Assistant (PA) Studies. Read More

Reflections From the First Year

I cannot believe how quickly time flew by. A conversation that I had with two members of the Class of 2020 comes to mind when I first heard that famous medical school cliché. I remember them telling me how your first year of medical school flies by and that I wouldn’t believe it. Read More

Know Your Status and Empower Yourself: National HIV Testing Day

National Testing Day is June 27 – a day where we remind and encourage people to get screened for HIV. In 2016, there were an estimated 40,000 new HIV infections in the United States. The epidemic still hits Blacks, Latinos, and men who have sex with men (MSM) the hardest. Bottomline – if you are sexually active, you should get tested. Read More

Creating Healthy Habits for Kids

A major challenge for many families today is instilling values and practices in children that lead to a healthy and active lifestyle. How do you help your kids develop lifelong healthy habits? Here are 10 smart and easy ways. Read More