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Aired on June 8, 2024

Breast Cancer Survivorship

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Breast Cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed among women, as well as the leading cause of cancer death among women worldwide. Once a patient is diagnosed, they are considered a ‘survivor.’ Survivorship begins at diagnosis

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Aired on June 1, 2024

Social Justice

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Social justice is a broad and evolving concept focused on creating a fair and just society and encompasses several key dimensions. Movements for social justice employ various strategies to achieve their goals. They also involve a

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Aired on May 25, 2024

Achieving Black Wealth

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The Wall Street Journal reports that overall Black household wealth for college graduates in their 30s has fallen to $8,200 from about $50,400 three decades ago—largely due to the negative impact of student debt required to finance

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Aired on May 18, 2024

Equal Hope

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A traumatic event is a shocking, scary, or dangerous experience that can affect someone emotionally and physically. The good news is that there are very effective ways to cope with and treat the stressful effects of

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Aired on May 11, 2024

Prostate Cancer

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Prostate cancer takes a harsher toll on Black men than other men, including other men of color. In fact, Black men are 50% more likely to develop prostate cancer in their lifetime and twice as likely to

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Aired on May 4, 2024

Stroke and Diabetes Awareness and Prevention

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Stroke is a major cause of death and long-term disability worldwide. Diabetes is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular complications, including stroke. People with diabetes have a 1.5–2 times higher risk of stroke compared with people

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Aired on April 27, 2024

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 4 -27-24

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In the United States, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder or COPD affects nearly 16 million adults, and many more do not know they have it. More than half of those diagnosed are women. COPD is a major cause

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Aired on April 20, 2024

Infertility Awareness

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Every human being has a right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health. Individuals and couples have the right to decide the number, timing and spacing of their children. However,

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Aired on April 13, 2024

Breast Cancer Survivorship

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When found early, breast cancer can often be treated successfully. In fact, 90-97% of patients with early-stage breast cancer are alive and well even 10 or 15 years after treatment. But survivorship is complex and can bring new

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Aired on April 6, 2024

Black Fatherhood

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Fathers are important for helping their children see all they can be. Often, good fathers can offer lessons in playfulness, care, support, courage and discipline. Despite media portrayal of Black fathers, 70% of Black fathers who live

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Aired on March 30, 2024

Mental Health Equity and Access

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Mental health issues are common. In fact, more than 1 in 5 US adults live with a mental illness. Mental health issues are treatable and often preventable, but not everyone has access to the resources they need. People

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Aired on March 23, 2024

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Medical Education

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The primary role of medical education is to produce a competent health care workforce capable of meeting the health care needs of our population. Therefore, the central goal of our health care workforce must be the

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