Health on the Coast

Health on the Coast brings you stories from healthcare providers and their patients across coastal North Carolina.

Hosted ByDr. Leshonda Wallace

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Effects of Coronavirus on HIV+ Individuals in Eastern NC

Family nurse practitioner, nonprofit leader and HIV care provider Leshonda Wallace discusses the shifts she’s seen in patients at her facility. On one hand, she’s seeing a surge of...

How Surfing Can Improve the Well-being of People with Disabilities

Brock Johnson is the president of Coastal Adaptive Sports and assistant director for Adaptive Surf project. Johnson discusses his journey with sports and surfing as a quadriplegic. He describes...

How Surfing Can Improve the Well-being of People with Disabilities

Protesters Weigh Health Risks of COVID and Civic Responsibility

Angela Colon of Wilmington Advocacy and Protest Organization (WAPO) discusses the how protesters have addressed health risks related to COVID-19.

Health Disparities Among Pregnant Mothers

“A lot of times pregnant women are not listened to. And pregnant black women are not listened to at all.” Coastal Carolina University professor, Dr. Fredanna McGough, explains the...

Nursing homes and COVID-19

A certified nursing assistant (CNA) at a nursing home in a Jacksonville, North Carolina shares the changes that have been made since COVID-19 to protect staff and residents. Visitors...