Medical Care Racism

Image by Shutterstock One would think that a baby, no matter the race, would get the optimum care at a hospital but that's sadly not the case. A study has recently shown that black babies fare better, have a better chance of survival when in the care of a black doctor. And according to a …

Malcolm’s Story

Image by iStock I'm a single father because my wife, Keisha died in hospital. This shouldn't have happened. Keisha should still be alive and here with our son, Byron and me. Shortly after Keisha gave birth to Byron, I noticed that the fluid in her Foley catheter, the thin tube inserted in patients to drain …

Figs

Then Isaiah said, "Take a lump of figs." So they took and laid it on the boil, and he recovered – 2 Kings 20:7, NKJV. King Hezekiah had a boil that was serious enough to kill him but he prayed and begged God to let him live and God answered his prayer. God promised that …

A Key Discovery

In 2015, Caitlin Miron, a Queen's University PhD student made a key discovery. She identified a chemical compound which could be effective in targeting cancer cells and preventing their growth and metastasis. It could also be applied to other diseases including HIV. This is an exciting discovery because researchers have been trying for years to …

Nellie

I used to work with a very sweet lady named Nellie until she retired. After she left the company five years ago, we promised to keep in touch and we have. She lives with her son, Joash, a bachelor. I met him five years ago when I visited Nellie at his beach house. He was …

Avianna’s Interview

"Good evening and welcome to Insight Weekly. I'm your host, Bill Whitaker. This evening, I have a very special guest here with me. She recently won a humanitarian award for her work in Africa. She has appeared on numerous television shows, including CNN and BBC and in several magazines. She recently made TIME's list of …

Jabulani’s Choice

He was on his way home when he got the call. He eagerly answered it, his heart racing. "Hello, Jabulani." "Hello, Doctor. I've decided to accept your offer to sponsor me." He didn't realize that he was tense until he felt himself relax as relief washed over him. "I'm so happy to hear that. When …

Jabulani

She was leaning against the house she lived in with her parents when he drove up. The first time he saw her it was at the hospital when her father went in after he got into an accident at work. Neither he nor her mother spoke much English so she was there to translate. She …

Jennie Kidd Trout

What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make - Jane Goodall Today would have been Jennie Trout's 117th birthday.  I never heard of her until a few minutes ago when I saw an image of her on Google's logo.  Of course, I had to …

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