Which Gynecological Disease Increases Risk of Heart Disease in Young Women?

Which Gynecological Disease Increases Risk of Heart Disease in Young Women?

Nausea. Painful periods. Excessive bleeding. Pain with intercourse. Fatigue. Pain with bowel movements or urination. These are just some of the symptoms associated with a disorder that has been found to occur in 7-10% of US women in the general population and found in 50% of teenagers with extremely painful periods. Things found to increase the risk … Continue reading

James Derham

James Derham

James Derham was the first Black person to receive a certificate to practice medicine in the U.S. He won his freedom and set up his own practice in New Orleans. He was the first African-American to formally practice medicine in the United States though he never received an M.D. degree. Derham was born into slavery … Continue reading

Andrew Jackson Beard

Andrew Jackson Beard

Andrew Jackson Beard was born a slave in Jefferson County, Alabama, and spent the first 15 years of his life as a slave on a small farm. A year after he was emancipated, he married and became a farmer in a small city outside of Birmingham. Beard was a farmer near Birmingham, Alabama for some … Continue reading