Tag: doctor

Get Men to the Doc!

Men have plenty of reasons for not going to the doctor: they don’t have a doctor, they don’t have time, money or insurance, they’re scared something might be wrong, or they’re scared they’ll feel uncomfortable with the exam or questions being asked. Whatever the reason is, we know that men often go up to 2 years without seeing a primary…

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Mental Health and the LGBTQ+ Community

LGBTQ+ individuals have higher suicide rates, higher substance abuse rates as well as higher chances of depression, anxiety and other mental illness than any other single group of people. As much as 30% of the LGBTQ+ community has substance abuse struggles, compared to 9% of the general population. May is mental health awareness month, and with Pride month just a…

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OUTBREAK: Hep A

With Louisville’s biggest weekend of the year just a few days away, the Hepatitis A outbreak sweeping through Jefferson County and the surrounding areas has many concerned. While Hep A is usually seen in a handful of people every year, the numbers this year are far higher than normal.   Hep A is different than Hepatitis B and C in…

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