Jessie Reardon, BSN, RN, wanted to be a special education teacher for years. But when someone close to her was diagnosed with brain tumors, Reardon spent a lot of time keeping them company at the former Women and Children’s Hospital.
September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month, bringing attention to a common but seldom discussed blood disorder that has a large impact on the Black community — one in 13 people of African descent, including people from Haiti, carry a
Learning that you have been diagnosed with cancer can be difficult news to process. Many factors can contribute to such a diagnosis, which is why “going to your doctor and staying ahead of the game” is one of the best ways to catch cancer early on.