Dr. Vonda Wright's Blog

9 Ways Biotech Gets It Right

Biotech companies provide our society with innovations that make life easier and better. Medical biotechnology companies fuel healthier lifestyles through the use of bioinformatics, precision aging, precision health and malleable biotechnological applications.
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“Sex” as Pleasure & Policy

“Sex” as Pleasure & Policy

What if women were taught to feel proud of their bodies? Instead of hiding tampons and whispering about menstruation, they were encouraged to openly discuss it. And what if speaking freely with friends about masturbation, sex and birth control wasn’t taboo, either?
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The Key to Health

Collaboration is the Key to Health

Are you someone who calls your doctor for every little ailment? Perhaps you are the grin-and-bear-it type who only goes if absolutely necessary. Or, are you someone who avoids the doctor at all costs --- even when it’s detrimental to your health?
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The Healthcare Revolution

The Healthcare Revolution: From AI to Personalized Surgery

As a healthcare professional, I constantly keep an eye on the latest innovations and developments in the field of sports medicine and orthopedics. This field continues to grow, but what we have witnessed in the past ten years is a significant jump in technological advancements, specifically advancements designed for patient assessment and personalization.
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Mental Health Matters

Why Mental Health Matters

If you broke your ankle, you wouldn’t hesitate to seek out an orthopedic surgeon. If you had a fever, a visit to your PCP would be in order. Why is it, then, when it comes to mental health, people are sometimes slow to react and even slower to reach out for support?
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The American Medical System

There’s No Pill For That: Skepticism and The American Medical System

We all know what it feels like to be suspicious of the conventional medical system. African Americans, in particular, have been speaking for decades about racism within the health care system and how they feel it impacts their medical care. Acclaimed tennis pro Serena Williams recently shared in the media how her underlying health condition could have killed her when she was giving birth if she hadn’t advocated for herself.
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