S4 Episode 12: USPHS of Untreated Syphilis in Negro Male/Psychology of Color

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Public Health’s Longest Study

The United States Public Health Service Study of Untreated Syphilis in Negro Male is is the longest study in public health history that did not involve treatment. The government followed more than 600 African American men with syphilis. The study lasted 40 years. The men never agreed to be in a study and in most cases they did not know they had syphilis and were never treated even after penicillin became the accepted treatment.

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Lillie Head’s father was one of the 623 men in the sturdy

Lillie Head is the president of the Voices for our Fathers Legacy Foundation. Descendants of the public health study started the organization in 2014. It connects descendants across generations. The Foundation also provides annual scholarships to descendants and educates the public about the study and matters of public health.

On this edition of Sisterhood of the Second Act Lillie Head tells us the real story behind the study.

The Psychology of Color

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Beth Garrett, owner of Elevating your Image

The psychology of color is real.  Have you ever noticed wearing a bright color on a cloudy day can brighten your mood as well as uplift those around you. Color is Beth Garrett’s business. As the owner of Elevating your image she helps people look their best by performing a color analysis to determine what looks best on them. She joins us to explain how to use the psychology of color to impact how you feel and even how you are perceived.

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Show Notes

Voices for Our Fathers Legacy Foundation

Beth Garrett

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