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First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross

Friday Media Roundtable; World Vitiligo Day

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Jacksonville Daily Record
Jacksonville City Council President Sam Newby (left) and Vice President Terrance Freeman (right)

On today’s Friday Media Roundtable we discussed these topics affecting the First Coast: 

Today’s panelists were:

World Vitiligo Day

June 25 is World Vitiligo Day. Vitiligo, an autoimmune disorder that causes white spots on the skin, is commonly referred to as a “forgotten” disease, but it's estimated to affect up to 2% of the population. 

Dr. Ashley Wentworth of the Mayo Clinic  joined us to discuss the disease and what the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville does to treat and study it.