Monthly Archives: October 2017

Bring back the nipple



It’s still October which means Breast Cancer Awareness month! This week we talk about some of the aspects of survivorship – including tattooed nipples.

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References:

https://www.today.com/health/meet-tattoo-artist-making-breast-cancer-survivors-feel-whole-again-t48276

http://www.womansday.com/life/real-women/g1939/mastectomy-scar-tattooos/

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/08/12/537066002/video-where-mastectomy-scars-raged-a-tattoo-garden-blooms


Being a teen mom is a pain



This week we talk teen moms once again. Teen moms in Ohio aren’t allowed to consent to their own epidurals. Why are some women allowed to consent to their child’s healthcare but not their own? It’s a stumper.

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References:

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/09/28/554033177/some-states-make-it-hard-for-teen-moms-to-get-pain-relief-in-childbirth?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20170928

https://www.guttmacher.org/state-policy/explore/overview-minors-consent-law


Maternal Mortality by the Numbers



This week Katee, Corbin, and Dave discuss the stark reality of maternal mortality in the United States, as well as potential causes and solutions. They also take a look at the disparities in maternal mortality among black americans.

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References:

https://news.virginia.edu/content/study-links-disparities-pain-management-racial-bias

https://www.vox.com/health-care/2017/7/3/15886892/black-white-moms-die-childbirth-north-carolina-less

https://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/maternalinfanthealth/pmss.html

https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/3/23/14988084/white-middle-class-dying-faster-explained-case-deaton

http://www.who.int/gho/maternal_health/countries/en/#U

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2014/maternal-mortality/en/