Healthline, a leading online medical and wellness website, recently interviewed Dr K about the survival rate for stage 4 ovarian cancer. 

In the United States, ovarian cancer is the 5th leading cause of cancer-related death among women.  Ovarian cancer is a type of cancer that grows in the ovaries.

A new study on HDL - 'good cholesterol' - that takes race into account, is producing some nuanced conclusions on their protective benefits for heart disease.  In an article in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology titled Race-Dependent Association of High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels With Incident Coronary Artery Disease, it looks at the risk factors of plasma lipids as they pertain to race.

In order to understand better the risk factors and causes of pregnancy-related deaths in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention runs a national data tracking service it calls the Pregnancy Mortality Surveillance System (PMSS).  The data shows that Black and minority women are disproportionately affected and die higher rates than other population groups.

The founder of MyUzima, Dr Kendra Outler, has been featured in the online publication, Cancer Wellness.  The article, titled: When it comes to health, communication is key, deals with the role that the MyUzima website plays in fostering converations among Black and underserved communities when it comes to their personal health. 


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