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Jul 14, 2020

An upper endoscopy is a procedure used to visually examine your upper digestive system with a tiny camera on the end of a long, flexible tube. A specialist in diseases of the digestive system (gastroenterologist) uses an endoscopy to diagnose and, sometimes, treat conditions that affect the esophagus, stomach and...


Jul 7, 2020

FINDING THE RIGHT Mental Health Professional isn't difficult—and it shouldn't be. There still exists a stigma of sorts, that taking care of your mental health is taboo and people may be reluctant to even ask about care.  When you put your life in someone else's hands, you need to feel confident that this is an...


Jul 1, 2020

I am  Lwimba Kasongo and I have been living with sickle cell for over 30 years! I call myself a warrior because i have come this far despite the challenges that come with living with Sickle cell . The pain, the stigma, the in an out of hospital , the medicines all make it a hard journey. Living with Sickle cell is a...


Jun 23, 2020

Oluyemi ‘Yemi’ Moses was born in Durham, NC, USA to parents who immigrated from Nigeria. She was the middle child in a family with seven children; four of those children were born with sickle cell disease, and Yemi was one of them. Throughout her life she has stood firm on the belief that sickle cell would...


Jun 15, 2020

Our guest today is Sophia Anna, also known as "The Sick Sexy" and continues in our series on Sickle Cell.  Born in 1993 and originally from England with a background of Greek and South American heritage, Sophia Anna is an online writer, content creator, model and works in healthcare.  She is extremely passionate about...