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Join Dr. Vernet A. Joseph as he discusses living and overcoming prostate cancer with Merv Williams.
Merv is a Prostate Cancer Survivor and Awareness Advocate. He conducts seminars on Prostate Cancer Awareness, speaking to men 40 years of age and older on the benefits of annual screening for the Early Detection of Prostate Cancer.
He is the President and Founder of Prostate Education Awareness Foundation,a graduate of the AACR (American Association for Cancer Research) Scientist–Survivor program, and a member of MICR (Minorities in Cancer Research). He is a phone counselor for the R.A Bloch Cancer Foundation, speaking to men who calls the hotline after they have been diagnosed with Prostate Cancer, letting them know the Treatment Options they have available to them, and in consultation with their healthcare provider.
He is also involved in his local church as the Head Deacon, an Elder, a Bible Class Teacher, and Board Member. Merv resides in Phoenix Arizona, and is married to his wife Paula, who is a Registered Nurse, and an Adjunct Professor for undergraduate nursing, they have two children Quinton 19, and Lexi 17.
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Al Brown, Prostate Cancer Advocate/Speaker and Founder of Time4The99, an organization of female prostate cancer advocates, discusses his journey through prostate cancer and his initiative to mobilize women nationwide as prostate cancer advocates in an effort to raise awareness among all men in general, but Black men in particular. Statistics have shown that black men are dying at a rate of 2.5x's greater than white men from prostate cancer.
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Jim Kent Executive From Organo Gold He Will Tell You More About How This organically grown Ganoderma Lucidum commonly known as Red Reishi mushroom Could Possibly Help In The Prevention Of Cancer!
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and this episode of Pelvic Zen will feature Prostate Cancer Survivor, Bob Wright. During this show, Bob will share his story of diagnosis and recovery; the ways in which he was able to move beyond cancer and improve his quality of life. Rachel Cortell will be hosting this episode while Angela Dobinsky is taking a break for maternity leave. Rachel provides marketing support at Sullivan Physical Therapy and is a licensed massage therapist in Austin, Texas.
On this show we have the Associate Director, Department of Urology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute Dr. James Mohler discussing the recent NCCN guidelines for prostate cancer treatment and the latest research available to us that can help diagnose high risk forms of prostate cancer and avoid unnecessary treatments for low risk forms. Tune in to get a better understanding of prostate cancer treatments and its management.
On the panel are Mike Scott, Tony Crispino and Paul Carpenter.
2 HUGES ISSUES IS IT NOT..WE WILL DISCUSS THE ROLE OF STRESS MANAGEMENT IN HELPING TOWARD THE CURE..LOTS TO GO OVER..TUNE IN
Joyce and Mike speak with Georgia Hurst as part of Lynch Syndrome Awareness Week.
Georgia Hurst is a patient advocate for those with Lynch syndrome. She is the founder of the website and blog: <a href="http://ihavelynchsyndrome.com">ihavelynchsyndrome.com</a>. She frequently writes about the emotional aspects of having Lynch syndrome, and writes for various websites and journals in order to create awareness amongst the global medical community about this hereditary cancer syndrome. Georgia is a wife and mother, and loves espresso, books, and being bossed around by her adorable dog named Sid.
What is Lynch syndrome? We will learn more from Georgia, or you can read about it on her website, or in this article from <a href="http://http://www.curetoday.com/community/georgia-hurst/2015/02/i-have-lynch-syndrome">www.curetoday.com</a>
Georgia noticed that there were several people in her family who had cancer at early ages, and several with the same cancer. This can indicate that there is something genetic predisposing family members to cancer. She delved deeper, got to a diagnosis, and kept asking questions, finding out how to protect herself and others in her family from the worst consequences of this condition.
Hear her remarkable story, the path she followed in doing her own research, and the partnerships she has developed with medical professionals to help her make progress for herself and others.
3/23/2015 —In this episode, we talk with Young Adult Cancer Connection's Dakota Fisher-Vance (Co-Founder) and Rachel Wetzel (member) about the growing Philadelphia young adult cancer community — AND the first ever Cancervention Conference. Survivor Spotlight on ovarian cancer survivor, actorvist, writer, and founder of Bald Is Beautiful Sharon Blynn.
MedStar Union Memorial is located in Baltimore City, Maryland.
Their cancer care unit is stepping forward to assist Anna's Journey in raising awareness for various issues that impact patients as they travel through cancer - from diagnosis to treatment to wellness and Survivorship!
Join Anna's Journey as we discuss some resources and issues cancer patients need to think about as they travel the road of cancer. Listen to the show live or in replay. Feel free to share the link from the show with those you feel need to know.
THURSDAY 03/26/15 at 10pm ET/ 9pm CT/ 7pm PT Join us for "MIKE ON THE MIC" w/Host BIG MIKE ALLBRIGHT And Special Guest **PURPLE KELLY - KELLY SHINN (Survivor Nicaragua)** to recap #SurvivorWorldsApart! We'll also find out what KELLY'S thoughts are on this season and if she'd ever do #Survivor again? Who does she still keep in touch with from her season? What questions do YOU have for #PurpleKelly? Now that the tribes have merged, we want to hear YOUR newest predictions! Call in and share with us! Since 2002, MICHAEL "BIG MIKE" ALLBRIGHT has been meeting and interacting with Survivor contestants at charity events, live finales and at parties, etc. around the United States. No fan in the entire WORLD has met more cast members (411) than Big Mike. He is a true insider who is fascinated by all aspects of the show and is always seeking to find out more information and background about Survivor. Big Mike has Outwitted, Outplayed and Outlasted his competition and is now known and beloved by nearly every player in the show's history, and many of the people behind the creation of show including Russ Landau, Monty Brinton, Jesse Jensen, Lynne Spielman, Jeff Probst, and even Mark Burnett himself! Call in every Thursday night to discuss each episode! Tonight you can talk w/ BIG MIKE and KELLY SHINN (PURPLE KELLY) at 1-347-237-5506 and/or click our link and scroll down the page to join us in our Live Chat Room too! Cherry Garcia and Paul from Mn. will be there to Co-Host each show. Let's talk #SURVIVOR!
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Health disparities between African Americans and other racial and ethnic populations are striking and apparent in life expectancy, death rates, infant mortality, and other measures of health status and risk conditions and behaviors.
When you look at the 10 Leading Causes of Death for African Americans, you find that most of them are substantially preventable by making some lifestyle changes. The question becomes, do we, as a people, have access to that information and secondly why are we in this situation in the first place.
Join Alex Primo, Asha Zuri, and Joe Whitfield Thursday at 9 pm EST as we explore the sicknesses and ailments that plague our people and some possible ways to remedy them. We will look at common issues such as Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, and other health concerns of Melanated people.
African Americans in 2009 had the largest death rates from heart disease and stroke compared with other racial and ethnic populations.
From 2007-2010, the largest prevalence of hypertension was among adults aged 65 years and older, African American adults, US-born adults, adults with less than a college education, adults who received public health insurance (18- 64 years old) and those with diabetes, obesity, or a disability, compared with their counterparts.
The prevalence of obesity among adults from 2007-2010 was largest among African American women compared with white and Mexican American women and men.
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Aaron Bebo is the of the critically acclaimed title Change For A Dollar. His debut. Aaron is a look into the urban terrain in a profound presentation of words. He spins tales so vividly that the reader is almost compelled to believe they are actually participating in every dialogue and location. His debut novel highlights the theme of transition.
Bebo delivers the story in fine fashion with his detailed wit, and slick character dialogue. Her uses his uncanny view of the urban structure, and the conditions of the people that live there, to draw out a vivid tale. His is able to translate into words a broader spectrum of the ominous shadows that seemed to be an ever present force in the urban structure where he grew up.
Aaron has also ghostwritten two novels outside the street fiction genre that have been published. One being a Non-fiction title on Cancer. He has also lent his time speaking to youths in the South Florida school system as well as juvenile detention centers.
Aaron is the author of Rat Hunters, Cupid’s Assassin, Bunches of Love, Author Wives; and the Long Story Short Series a collective of short stories which includes the titles; Accidental Nut, Area’s Grey, On The Green, Mischievous. Bebo has also published works under the name Sadie Morris and Unique Styles.
Aaron recently signed with the publishing house G Street Chronicles. Bebo’s G Street Chronicles debut I Used To Love Her, was followed up by Til My Casket Drops. In April 2014. Most recently Bebo released The Last Don. Death To The Squad also under G Street Chronicles.
Aaron Bebo currently resides in South Florida where he continues to write and connect with the people as a means of promoting literacy. You can connect with this autho@
Brain Injury Round Table is a place for Ideas, discussion, and recovery for people seeking solutions, to bridge the gap between understanding your brain injury and how to change your life for the better. Brain Injury Round Table is a place of discovery and exploration of the sacred moments in ordinary events. It is a place where you will find your center when the world is spinning out of control. In so doing you will unlock secrete pathways in your heart and gain greater enlightenment. So be prepared to hear some great information to motivate and inspire us and change the World.
In honor of Brain Injury Awareness we will speak with the always interesting Tai Campbell, a survivor of two severe childhood brain injuries. Tai is a tireless activist who is leading the effort to take back his community by empowering the youth of his community to create a better world. Since his last appearance on the show he has lobbied business and civic leaders to expand job development. And, last week heasthe took part in Brain Injury Awareness activities at the U. S. Capitol. He'll report on what he heard and said. You can reach Tai at www.tbocn.org.