Join me on Philadelphia's WURD-AM on Saturday morning for my regular segment at 900A/ET. The host is Glenn Ellis—author, internationally renown wellness advocate, health journalist and broadcaster with several radio shows. We worked together at AIDS 2010 Vienna and AIDS 2012 Washington.
This will be my eighth week on Glenn's new show "Information is the Best Medicine". On Saturday's menu: Does race matter to you in medicine? Many initiative and programs exist to address health disparities in health care across the nation. Unfortunately, racial discrimination in health care delivery, financing, and research continues to exist. Racial barriers to quality health care manifest themselves in a number of ways.
We'll also discuss my new report for Scientific American: "Can Chicago Curb Menthol Smoking Among African-American Youth?" Chicago has enacted a tough new initiative to curb addiction to highly addictive mentholated cigarettes among the city's Black youth. Why do so many Black smokers become hooked on these cigarettes?
Listen live online HERE.