Posts By: Tamea Evans, M.D.

How does my family history affect my health?

When you think about your family history, the first thought that may come to mind is your grandfather’s stories from being deployed or how your grandmother met her future partner. While it’s important to pass down personal family stories to keep the history alive, it is equally important to have knowledge of your family medical…
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Power of U in medically underserved areas

Medically underserved areas/populations are geographic areas designated as having too few primary care providers, high infant mortality, high poverty or a high elderly population. This definition also includes shortages of primary medical care, dental or mental health providers. Some barriers to care for medically underserved areas and populations include: Economic factors Cultural factors Linguistic factors…
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