Tag: health

Director of “A Doctor of My Own” attends screening with Q&A

Sub-Saharan Africa has 24% of the global burden of disease, yet only 3% of the world’s healthcare workforce. Recently, these statistics have become especially salient with the current Ebola outbreak. The recruitment and retention of physicians in these countries is challenging, especially with the lack of medical schools. In Namibia, the first medical school was

Hold the Phone: Light exposure at night may affect weight gain

Those late night games of Candy Crush Saga in bed may be taking a toll on more than just your nightly sleep schedule.  A recent medical review suggests that all of those nighttime texts and tweets could have an effect on our waistlines (and not in a good way)[1]. Researchers suggest exposure to light at