Inside the Urban Health Crisis With Dr. Sampson Davis

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  • Fearing the Unknown
  • Promoting Health Education
  • The Importance of Health Insurance
  • How to Stay on Top of Your Health
  • Other Ways to Stay Manage Your Health
  • The Emergency Room Perspective
  • A ‘Pact’ for Health
  • The Power of the ‘Pact’
  • Giving Back
  • An Advocate for Health
  • Black Health Issues
  • Gun Violence
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Using the Emergency Room for Primary Care
  • The Purpose of the ER

Other Ways to Stay Manage Your Health

Because hospitals nationwide are suffering from budget and staff cuts, “people should stay on top of their health by exercising, not smoking and not drinking excessively.” When it comes to getting a check-up, he suggests scheduling them annually around your birthday. If you have a significant other, encourage them to go with you to appointments. Always ask questions if you don’t understand something.

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