Health Beats

Health Beats

Rochester, NY stand up for health information, news, and updates.

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Episodes

08/13/2019
Health Beats Episode 8/13/19
This Health Beats episode with Tariq and Nurse Bowick covers all your back to school health tips!
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06/11/2019
Health Beats Episode 6/11/19: Men's Health Week
Tune in to this episode of Health Beats with Nurse Bowick and Tariq to learn health techniques to share with the men in our lives, in celebration of Men's Health Week.
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06/04/2019
Health Beats Episode 6/4/19: Annual Summer Baby Boom
On this episode of the Health Beats on WDKX, Theresa Bowick and Tariq discuss the annual increase in births during the summer months and how to prepare for your newborn's arrival. You will also learn the different risks associated with having your newborn share your bed.
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05/28/2019
Health Beats Episode 5/28/19- Pistol Permits & HIPPA
On this episode of Health Beats, Tariq and Nurse Bowick discuss the process of applying for a pistol permit and how it relates to your medical information.
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05/07/2019
Health Beats w/ Nurse Bowick 5/7/19
Happy Nurses Week! On this episode of Health Beats Nurse Bowick and Tariq discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatments of stoke. She also invites listeners to the #CheckYaBoo FREE blood pressure screening event this evening.
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04/30/2019
Health Beats 4/30/19- Expectant Mothers
Nurse Bowick comes to us in another episode of Health Beats to discuss expectant mothers and the risks associated with childbirth, especially within the African American community.
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04/08/2019
Health Beats w/ Nurse Bowick: Handling Stress
On this episode of Health Beats, Nurse Bowick and Tariq Spence of the WDKX Wake Up Club discuss how stress can be detrimental for your health. How is stress defined? How can it be prevented? What are some healthy methods to cope with stressful situations? How can race affect stress?
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03/01/2019
Health Beats: Alzheimer's Association Part 2
Blacks/African Americans are about two times more likely than white Americans to have Alzheimer’s and other dementias. However, African Americans with cognitive impairment are less likely than whites to say that a doctor has told them they have a “memory-related disease” If your loved one has memory problems, join us for the 8th Dr. Lemuel and Gloria Rogers African-American Health Symposium on March 7 at Mt. Olivet Church. Call 1-800-272-3900 to register. High blood pressure—suspected risk factor for Alzheimer’s and other dementias— is more prevalent in the African-American community Recently released results of a large-scale, long-term clinical trial provide the strongest evidence to date that intensive treatment of high blood pressure can significantly reduce the occurrence of mild cognitive impairment and dementia Learn more about brain health and the prevention of dementia at the Dr. Lemuel and Gloria Rogers African-American Health Symposium on March 7. Free event, dinner provided. Call 1-800-272-3900 to register.
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02/25/2019
Health Beats: Alzheimer's Association Part 1
High blood pressure -- a risk factor for Alzheimer's and other dementias -- is more prevalent in the African-American community. If your loved one has memory problems, join us at the Dr. Lemuel and Gloria Rogers Health Symposium on March 7. Call 1-800-272-3900 for details and to register.
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01/24/2019
Health Beats: Human Trafficking
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month! Learn more with Dr. McIntosh
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