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May 28, 2019

In this episode we will discuss Breast Cancer with Bonita.



Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, except for skin cancers.

Currently, the average risk of a woman in the United States developing breast cancer sometime in her life is about 12%.

This means there is a 1 in 8 chance she will develop...

May 21, 2019

In this episode we will discuss Type 1 Diabetes with Maya Grace Rose, formerly known as: Caitlin Rose. Type 1 diabetes (previously called insulin-dependent or juvenile diabetes) is usually diagnosed in children, teens, and young adults, but it can develop at any age. Maya Grace Rose AKA Caitlin Rose

May 14, 2019

In this episode we will discuss HIV with D-Rek.  HIV or Human Immunodeficiency  Virus can be spread by blood transfusions, which was the case for D-Rek, who had heart surgery as an infant.

 HIV stigma is negative attitudes and beliefs about
people with HIV. It is the prejudice that comes with
labeling an individual as...

May 7, 2019

In this episode we will discuss heart stents as a way of repairing clogged arteries. Stents help keep coronary arteries open
and reduce the chance of a heart attack.  Our guest today is Mike M., a retired Fire Chief from the Suburbs of Chicago.