The holidays are approaching and with them comes the opportunity to "chow down" on some really good cooking - collards, fried chicken, sweet potatoes, ribs, cornbread - food that nourishes the soul but depending on how it's cooked - could damage the body. On this pledge edition of Another View on Health, we'll share healthy soul food recipes with Chef Wilbert Jones, cookbook author, food product developer, and host of the PBS culinary series, "Healthy Heritage Kitchen". He'll share techniques for cooking soul food that tastes good and is good for you. Plus Friday is your chance to show your love for Another View by becoming a member during our show. A generous anonymous donor will match your donation dollar for dollar up to $2,000! We know with your help we will reach that goal and more! Join us for Another View, Friday, October 24 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us on this blog!
More than 18% of all African Americans aged 20 or older have diabetes. Blacks are almost twice as likely as whites to have diabetes, almost three times as likely to have a lower-limb amputated as a result of the disease and almost 50% as likely to go blind! There are effective medications to control diabetes, but diet and exercise are key to prevention. On the next Another View on Health we'll get the latest on diabetes treatment and prevention from primary care specialist James Newby, MD; nurse-practitioner and certified diabetes educator Olivia Newby; and Waynette Speight, RN, a certified diabetes educator who will tell us about a unique program in Elizabeth City, North Carolina that brings the whole community together in the fight against diabetes. Join Barbara Hamm Lee and co-host Dr. Keith Newby for Another View on Health, Friday, September 26 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us on this blog!
Are you at your wits end with the loud snoring from your spouse? Do you wake up tired and feeling like you haven't slept? Have your poor sleeping habits kept you from enjoying life? Could you be suffering with sleep apnea? On the next Another View on Health we'll talk about sleep apnea - the cause, the symptoms, the treatment and the cure. Dr. I.A. Barot, Associate Professor at the EVMS Virginia Neurology and Sleep Centers, joins us with information you need to know to get a good night's sleep. Join host Barbara Hamm Lee and co-host Dr. Keith Newby on the next Another View on Health, Friday, August 22 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us live on this blog!
Which of these statements is true and which is false - 1) African American kids can't swim and 2) African Americans don't need suntan lotion? Do you know the answers? On the next edition of Another View we'll talk about summertime health dangers in the African American community. Join Another View Producer, Lisa Godley, Another View on Health Co-Host and cardiologist Dr. Keith Newby, Division Head for City of Norfolk Aquatics, Daniel Jones and Dematologist, Dr. Kimberly Salkey for health news that can save your life. And meet Calvin Thomas, he's the man behind the new film, "The Trouble with TQ". It's all on Another View, Friday, July 25 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us live from this blog!
Obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, breast cancer and asthma are diseases that affect us all, but have a significantly disproportionate affect on African Americans and other minorities. We know that education, prevention efforts and an end to ethnic and racial disparities can make the difference. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have developed a program called REACH - Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health. There is a REACH program in Hampton Roads, and on the next Another View we'll talk about it with guests Joyce Jones Guinyard, REACH Project Manager and Community Liaison with the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health; Terrance Afer-Anderson, Health Educator with the Norfolk Department of Public Health; and Amy Paulson, Director of CINCH with EVMS. Cardiologist Dr. Keith Newby joins us as co-host for the next Another View on Health, Friday, June 27 at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM or stream us live from this blog!