LGBTQ+ community members have been shown to be significantly less likely to receive a mammogram due to past negative experiences when seeking medical care. Additionally, lesbian and bisexual women have higher rates of a number of breast cancer risk factors, including increased alcohol use, higher rates of smoking, obesity, and nulliparity.
Globally, 2020 was the second hottest year on record as global temperatures increase at an unprecedented rate due to human activity. Here in our corner of the globe, the western US saw intense wildfires and the Atlantic saw so many hurricanes we ran out of names. As climate change progresses, what is the point where we no longer can reverse the damage? Join us for Dialogue on April 28 to discuss this topic.
Join Dr. Frederic Bertley, President and CEO of COSI, and the producers of the hit science show QED with Dr. B, a collaboration between WOSU Public Media and COSI, for a behind-the-scenes look at how we produce the show and learn about the science of storytelling!
The American College of Radiology released new breast cancer screening guidelines for transgender individuals in April. In this session we discuss the new guidelines with Radiologist, Dr. Annie Brown and Family Medicine Physician, Dr. Melissa Davis.
This program is part of a Series about Breast/Chest Health in the LGBTQ+ Community hosted by the Equitas Health Institute in partnership with WOSU Public Media.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced abrupt changes upon museums, live performance groups, and other cultural organizations. Some moved operations outdoors, others relied increasingly on technology to connect with patrons, and others shuttered for a time.