Health Check: The Fight for Black Lives

“Healthcare professionals weren't always safe for people of color,” Dr. Edward Miller, FACOG, Division Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine at University of Louisville, and Chief Diversity Officer of UofL Health, told attendees at a recent health equity panel discussion. Experts gathered for an enlightening panel discussion on health disparities for the Black community in Louisville and beyond. Here’s the recap. Written by Shirelle Williams | Photographed by Mary Helen Nunn Today's Woman Publisher Tawana Bain talks to the crowd. With a multitude of chronic conditions affecting African Americans, prominent leaders in [...]

By |2023-01-11T11:11:25-05:00January 4, 2023|Health & Wellness, Health Check|

Getting Help for Your Pelvic Floor Disorder

If you’re a woman age 40 or older, chances are high that you have had a few grown up “accidents.” Due to the embarrassing nature, mum’s been the word while you find temporary ways to cope as your potty mishaps become more frequent. Written by Sarah Kinbar | Illustration by Branden Barker The good news is there is help besides buying an endless supply of panty liners, pads or protective undergarments. The condition is called pelvic floor disorder and it’s treatable. Dr. Andrew Doering of the Norton Urogynecology Center in Louisville says there are a [...]

By |2022-11-17T14:25:05-05:00November 17, 2022|Health & Wellness, Health Check|
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