As is well known by now, breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women. White women and black women in the United States get breast cancer at similar rates, but black women die of breast cancer at a higher rate than white women.
Nearly one in five adults in the United States lives with a mental illness, which can range in severity from mild to moderate to severe.1 World-wide, approximately 450 million people suffer with a mental or behavioral problem that impacts their daily living. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), among the ten leading causes of disability are ...
Midwives have been practicing as long as women have been having babies. The history of midwifery, obstetrics, and gynecology date back to earliest human times. However, midwifery practice didn’t appear officially in the United States until 1925, when
It is estimated that by 2050, that minority populations will constitute half of the general population in the United States. Minority populations face different healthcare issues than the majority population; cultural issues can come into play as well.