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Dr. Jackie's Point of V

Jun 17, 2021

Black men are disproportionately faced with discrimination throughout their lives, and for homosexual Black men, the discrimination they endure is twofold, leading to greater rates of depression and social isolation.  Terrell and Jarius Joseph, hosts of the Dear Media podcast Let's Go There, are two millennial gay dads...


Jun 10, 2021

A hysterectomy is a major procedure to remove a woman's uterus. On this episode, Dr. Jackie discusses when a hysterectomy is needed, the different types of hysterectomies,  the risks & benefits, and what to expect before, during and after the procedure. Hysterectomies can greatly improve the quality of life for many,...


Jun 3, 2021

Black women are 80 to 90% more likely to develop fibroids.  Fibroids are abnormal growths that develop in or on a woman's uterus that can lead to a number of health issues. In this episode, Dr. Jackie breaks down what fibroids are, when they typically develop, what symptoms to look out for, how they are detected,...


May 27, 2021

According to the CDC, PCOS (Polycystic ovary syndrome) is one of the most common causes of female infertility, affecting 5 million women of reproductive age.  In this episode, Dr. Jackie breaks down what it is, how it affects ovaries, potential causes, common symptoms, how it is diagnosed and what the treatment options...


May 20, 2021

Too many women, especially Black women, are suffering in silence when it comes to their mental health. Michelle Williams, Grammy Award-winning recording artist and actress who rose to stardom as a member of the mega group Destiny’s Child, knows this all too well. In this episode, she joins Dr. Jackie to discuss her...