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Life After the Stroke with Mark McEwen

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Former CBS anchor and Stroke survivor Mark McEwen

Special Guest: Mark McEwen--Journalist, author and former CBS news anchor, Mark McEwen was voted one of the most trusted people in America and was a fixture on CBS in the mornings from 1987 until 2002. His wit and warmth made him a welcome guest in millions of homes. During his 15-year tenure at CBS, Mark served in a variety of high-profile positions, including anchor for "CBS This Morning", weather and entertainment reporter for "The Early Show" and correspondent for "48 Hours." He is a stroke survivor and works with the American Stroke Association and the National Stroke Association to educate people on how to make healthy lifestyle changes. His has written Change in the Weather: Life After Stroke.In his memoir, Change in the Weather: Life After Stroke, Mark candidly recalls his harrowing journey of rehabilitation from a massive stroke. It is an intimate, life-affirming journey of recovery and his ultimate message of hope for stroke victims and their families. For more information, visit: www.markmcewen.com.

****Special Guest: Dr. Rani Whitfield--Dr. Whitfield, “Tha Hip Hop Doc” or “H2D”, engaged in a twelve-month campaign, five days a week during the evening drive on WEMX Max 94.1 FM. His commercials, aptly titled the “Hip Hop Medical Moment,” became a main draw that spawned the attention of his fellow Baton Rouge natives. Currently in the midst of developing the Hip Hop Healthy Coalition, H2D plans to merge his three favorite pastimes: music, medicine and sports for the good of the community. Dr. Whitfield is also involved with the “Road to Health Tour” alongside nationally syndicated radio commentator and television talk show host Tavis Smiley.