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7/26/15: National Medical Association Convention / Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority

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We look at health, wellness and fitness in the black community. Nearly 7,000 health professionals are converging on Detroit for the National Medical Association’s Convention & Scientific Assembly, and they’ll focus on the health of minority populations. Plus, we talk about the importance of mental health awareness among African Americans. And, the State debuts an adventure center designed to encou

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4/26/15: Advice for Entrepreneurs / Children’s Literacy & Healthy Eating

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Detroit is fast becoming a popular city for entrepreneurs to set up shop. With national small business week just around the corner, we’ll get some helpful advice on how entrepreneurs – especially minorities and women – can grow their businesses. Plus, we’ll tell you about a movement to improve literacy and healthy eating habits among Detroit’s children. Episode 4323.

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January 18, 2015: National March for Justice / Heart Disease and African-American Women

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Thousands converged on the nation’s capitol last month to march for justice and human rights, in light of the killings of unarmed black males. Our guest is a Detroiter who made the trip, and he shares his experiences. Plus, we have some life-saving information for African-American women, and a brand new segment of On This Day Detroit. Episode 4313.

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11/2/14: Ebola Epidemic / Detroit Economic Growth Corporation

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A member of Deroit’s Liberian community talks about the devastating impact of the ebola epidemic on his home country and family. Also, the new president and CEO of the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation joins us to discuss his vision. Episode 4306.

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4/20/14: Foster Care Awareness Month / Project Healthy Living

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Thousands of Michigan children who have suffered from neglect, abuse, or loss depend upon foster care parents to give them a loving home. We'll talk with the Children's Center about the issues surrounding foster care and the need to recruit more families to take care of these at-risk kids. Plus, United Health Organization is working to make the region healthier. Episode 4222.

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2/16/14: Have Faith in Heart Campaign / Pretty Brown Girl Movement

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Have Faith in Heart Campaign; Pretty Brown Girl Movement. Episode 4216.

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1/26/14: Institute for Population Health / Downtown Boxing Youth Program

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Loretta Davis of Institute for Population Health; Khali Sweeney of Downtown Boxing Gym.

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11/10/13: Obesity & African-American Women / Detroit Training Center

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Health concerns for overweight women, and a local agency helps Detroiters find work. Episode 4207.

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7/7/13: Healthy Eating / Black Male Health

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We dedicate the entire show to an important topic in the African-American community: how to get healthy and stay fit. Episode 4163.

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2/24/13: Soul Food Special

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Stephen Henderson explores African-American cuisine, joined by culinary experts. Episode 4150.

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9/2/12: Presidential Politics / Men's Health

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Discussion of the Presidential election and men's health. Episode 4134.

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