Wednesday Wake-Up: Healthcare Inequities and Barriers within the Minority Community

  April is National Minority Health Month and we're putting a spotlight on the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities   Sen. Bill Cassidy's Health Legislative Director, Mary Moody, will join us to discuss the John Lewis National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Endowment Revitalization Act. This bi-partisan legislation was […]

Afternoon Tea Time – Meet an Advocate

April is IBS Awareness Month as well as National Minority Health Month.Join me on Wednesday as I talk to Surakhsha Soond,Surakhsha is a girl with Crohn's disease. She is a patient advocate and proud owner of a permanent ileostomy. Surakhsha is also the co-founder of the new global South-Asian platform, #IBDesis (@IBDesis on Instagram)You don't […]

Wednesday Wake-Up: How did Covid-19 affect Mental Health in the U.S.?

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. We all know that the past year and a half has not been easy. Especially true for the rare and chronic disease communities. This week I will be joined by two guests! We will talk to Ashley Bykerk, Health Legislative Assistant to Senator Amy Klobuchar. Sen. Klobuchar recently introduced […]