As an African American woman, I am aware that I’m in one of the highest-risk groups for dying from heart disease but my non-inherit
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Prostate cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer in men. However, the chance that someone will get prostate cancer depends on a lot of different factors.
When you’re working with a patient in the healthcare delivery system, it’s pretty straightforward. You get a medical history, talk to your patient about how they are doing and their symptoms, and learn about their lifestyle. You might decide to do a few tests before you diagnose the patient and come up with an actionable treatment plan.
Every year, more than 1,500 deaths in Arizona could be avoided if all residents had an equal chance to be healthy.
On a Thursday afternoon in June, I found myself dressed in scrubs and a surgery cap, crossing a cable bridge over an expansive Amazon tributary.