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Police killing citizens.  Snipers killing police.  Families torn apart. Communities up in arms. Race at the center of it all.  So how do we deal with it?  What do we tell our children? How do we shield ourselves from the negative comments, racial strife, and frustrations that are at the boiling point?  On the next Another View on Health, Johathan E. Smith, Ph.D, LMFT will share some coping tips and help us all take care of ourselves mentally as we process current events.   Join Barbara Hamm Lee and co-host Cardiologist Dr. Keith Newby for Another View on Health, Friday, July 22 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us live on this blog!

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On the next Another View on Health we'll learn the latest in prevention and treatment of prostate cancer, and we will reveal a new plan to test hundreds of men in our area.   Our guests include Charlie Hill, President of the Hampton Roads Prostate Health Forum and a prostate cancer thriver; Golden Bethune-Hill, Board Member of the HRPHF; and Infeanyi Ani, M.D., Urologist and Oncological Disease Surgeon. Join host Barbara Hamm Lee and co-host, Cardiologist Dr. Keith Newby for the next Another View on Health, Friday, June 24 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us live on this blog!

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It's a fact - African Americans live sicker and die younger than any other ethnic group in the nation.  There is a huge disparity in healthcare between Blacks and Whites, and on the next Another View we will examine why this disparity exists and what can be done to prevent it.  We will also share clips from  a new documentary called "The Skin You're In", featuring Another View's Round Table pundit Wil LaVeist as a principal filmmaker, along with filmmaker Thomas LaVeist, Ph.D., the William C.and Nancy F. Richardson professor in Health Policy and Director of the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Join host Barbara Hamm Lee and co-host, cardiologist Dr. Keith Newby, for the next Another View on Health, Friday, May 20 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us live on this blog!

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We all know the obvious signs of  child abuse when we see it...whelps from harse beatings, cigarette burns, starvation, a filthy living environment.  But what about the subtle things...a disciplinary smack on the bottom, or yelling at your child when he/she does something wrong...is that also child abuse?  And why is it that African American children are almost twice as likely to suffer from abuse than white children?  On the next Another View we'll get some answers from Dr. Michelle Clayton, a child abuse expert with CHKD, and Natasha Knight, a child advocate with Portsmouth CASA.  Plus, Lisa Godley tells the story of artist and comic book creator Kevin Roberts!  Join us for Another View on Health, with Cardiologist Dr. Keith Newby, Friday, April 22 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us live on this blog!

 

 

Thousands of AKA’s convene in Hampton Roads

If you notice a lot of pink and green in the area this week it’s because the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. are in town for their  regional conference. Hear what Mid-Atlantic Regional Director Joyce Henderson says sorority members and the public can expect this week!

  

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The late Maurice White, lead singer of musical giant Earth, Wind and Fire, was diagnosed in 1992 with Parkinson's Disease.  Muhammad Ali was diagnosed in 1984 and continues to live with this disease that has no cure.  These are two prominent African Americans struck by Parkinson's - a disorder of the central nervous system that affects movement, often including tremors, and often goes undiagnosed for years after its onslaught.   Today there is no cure for Parkinson's, but there are medications to help with the symptoms and research to find answers about the disease.  On the next Another View on Health, we'll talk about Parkinson's Disease with neurologist Dr. Carmen Fuentes, who specializes in treatment of the disease, along with Larry Dumville, a retired attorney with Parkinson's, and Don Bradway, Chair of the Advisory Board for American Parkinson's Disease Association, Hampton Roads.  Join guest host, cardiologist Dr. Keith Newby and host Barbara Hamm Lee as we discuss Parkinson's Disease on the next Another View, Friday, March 25 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us live on this blog!

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