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On the next edition of Another View on Health, hear the inspiring yet cautionary story of Ellen Jones, a woman who may soon face surgery to implant a defibrillator so she can stay alive.  Ellen suffers from heart disease, but it took years to diagnose because she was physically active, ate a healthy diet, and drank plenty of water.  Heart disease is the number one killer in women though it's known as the "silent disease".  Co-host and cardiologist Dr. Keith Newby will share the latest in research and treatment in heart disease. Join us for the next Another View, Friday, February 24 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us live on this blog!

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The American Psychological Association defines stress as the physiological demand placed on the body when one must adapt, cope or adjust.  And according to Science Daily, stress resulting from racial discrimination can contribute to high blood pressure, heart disease and several other age-related health problems. On the next Another View we'll explore the role racism plays when it comes to stress and how that impacts our health.  We've assembled a team of experts to address the connection and help us process, alleviate and possibly even eliminate stress!  Our guests include: Dr. Tiffany Nicole Shockley, Public Health Expert and author of: Blackness: The Life and Times of an Unpopular People, Susan Ottey, Certified Athletic Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Rosalind Stanley, Counselor and Mental Health Advocate. Plus, Lisa Godley talks to  Dr. Ysaye Barnwell, formerly of Sweet Honey in the Rock about the important role music plays in bringing a community together!  Join us for Another View, Friday, January 27th at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us live on this blog!

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Yummy, rich foods and desserts, your favorite adult beverages, no time for exercise 'cause there are lots of parties to attend - it's the holidays and that diet and exercise program you're on could go right out the window during this festive season!  On the next Another View on Health, featuring co-host, cardiologist Dr. Keith Newby, we will learn some "tricks of the trade" to help you stay focused on your health while still enjoying your favorite holiday activities.  Our guests include Courtland Marriner, Certified Calisthenics Specialist; Bev Sell, Founder and General Manager, Five Points Community Farm Market; and Beth Jernigan, Behavioral Health Educator.  Plus, it's your chance to Support What You Love - Another View!  Plan now to become a member of WHRV-FM and support Another View during this season of giving. It's all on Another View, Friday, December 16 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM, or stream us live on this blog!

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The numbers are astounding and the statistics are frightening...in calendar yeat 2013, 158 infants died in Hampton Roads. That's the highest number in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  The city of Norfolk alone lost 118 of those babies,  and an astounding 20 of every one thousand live birhs in Norfolk end in the death of the baby within the first year!  Why is the infant mortality rate so high in our region?  On the next Another View we will explore the reasons why and give parents and caregivers information to keep their baby safe.  Our guests include Michelle Clayton, MD, who specializes in child abuse and neglect with CHKD; Meena Tamakloe, BSN, RN, a Maternal and Child Health Nurse with the Hampton Health Department; and Shawn Ware-Avant, Liicensed Professional Counselor and Project Coordinator with Loving Steps Community Health Home Visiting, and the Virginia Healthy Start Initiative with EVMS.  Cardiologist Dr. Keith Newby co-hosts on the next Another View, Friday, October 28 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us live on this blog.

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On this edition of Another View on Health, we examine the meaning of "health" through the lens of health equity.  From your zip code, to the skin you're in, to your water supply, to food deserts, health equity has wide and crosscutting consequences for African American and Latino communities.  Our guest, Dwayne Proctor, PhD, Senior Advisor to the President, Robert Woods Johnson Foundation, will interpret evidence-based research through compelling storytelling and shares with us why "health" is about far more than disease or "aches and pains".  Join hosts Barbara Hamm Lee and cardiologist Dr. Keith Newby for "another view" of health disparities in our country, Friday, September 23 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM, or stream us live on this blog!

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