Your Health Connection http://wclk.com en Your Health Connection Features Young People and Cancer on WCLK http://wclk.com/post/your-health-connection-features-young-people-and-cancer-wclk <p></p><p>Your Health Connection on WCLK on Wednesday, April 16 featured a discussion about the unlikely but very real issue of cancer in young people.&nbsp; JaQuitta Williams hosted as we were joined by guests including Pediatric Oncologist Dr. John Bergsagel of Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta, 20-year-old leukemia survivor Daniel Blues, and Daniel's father Ezell Blues.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:44:03 +0000 Rob Maynard 1556 at http://wclk.com Your Health Connection Features Young People and Cancer on WCLK Your Health Connection Addresses Colon Cancer http://wclk.com/post/your-health-connection-addresses-colon-cancer <p></p><p>Your Health Connection with JaQuitta Williams on Wednesday, March 12 featured a compelling discussion about colon cancer.</p><p>March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.&nbsp; Our conversation featured your calls.&nbsp; Our guests included Dan Weeks, a colon cancer survivor, as well as Dr. Mamoud Barrie of Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates.</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:39:45 +0000 Rob Maynard 1512 at http://wclk.com Your Health Connection Addresses Colon Cancer Your Health Connection On Coping With Cancer http://wclk.com/post/your-health-connection-coping-cancer <p>JaQuitta Williams was joined last night on Your Health Connection by Tiffany Cochran, Ezell Blues, and Christal Jordan for a roundtable discussion of how to cope with cancer from the perspective of a survivor and a caregiver.</p><p>Tiffany Cochran was caregiver for her father Johnny Cochran through his battle with terminal brain cancer.&nbsp; Ezell Blues is a nine year prostate cancer survivor who is also caring for a teenage son who has leukemia.&nbsp; Publicist Christal Jordan is an ovarian cancer survivor.</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 01:48:29 +0000 Rob Maynard 1494 at http://wclk.com Your Health Connection On Coping With Cancer JaQuitta Williams, Guests Take Your Calls About Coping With Cancer on Your Health Connection http://wclk.com/post/jaquitta-williams-guests-take-your-calls-about-coping-cancer-your-health-connection <p></p><p>Wednesday night at 6pm Jamal skates an hour early and the Cancer Center at Clark Atlanta University presents <strong>Your Health Connection</strong>, a live talk show about facing up to cancer.&nbsp;</p><p>This month our topic is "coping with cancer" and JaQuitta is joined by guests including Tiffany Cochran, who cared for her father Johnny Cochran through terminal cancer, and Christal Jordan, an ovarian cancer survivor.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:48:55 +0000 Rob Maynard 1490 at http://wclk.com JaQuitta Williams, Guests Take Your Calls About Coping With Cancer on Your Health Connection Your Health Connection Explores Links Between Diet And Cancer http://wclk.com/post/your-health-connection-explores-links-between-diet-and-cancer <p></p><p>JaQuitta Williams discussed diet and cancer during our monthly look at cancer-related health issues on Your Health Connection.&nbsp; Our informative guest was Registered Dietician Marisa Moore.</p><p>Does what you eat make it more likely you will get cancer?&nbsp; Can you choose to eat in ways that minimize certain cancers?&nbsp; What about diet when you are a cancer survivor?&nbsp; We'll take your calls and tweets live as we talk about an issue that is relevant to everyone who eats.</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 01:53:00 +0000 Rob Maynard 1390 at http://wclk.com Your Health Connection Explores Links Between Diet And Cancer The Cancer Center At Clark Atlanta University Reminds You To Watch What You Eat During The Holidays http://wclk.com/post/cancer-center-clark-atlanta-university-reminds-you-watch-what-you-eat-during-holidays <p></p><p>Happy Thanksgiving to everyone from the Center For Cancer Research And Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University and <a href="http://wclk.com/programs/your-health-connection"><strong><em>Your Health Connection</em></strong></a>!&nbsp; As we get together with family and friends over the holidays and enjoy our yams and hams and pumpkin pie, maybe a little spiked eggnog, it's important to remember that eating healthy today is one way to improve your chances of being cancer-free later.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:35:25 +0000 Rob Maynard 1325 at http://wclk.com The Cancer Center At Clark Atlanta University Reminds You To Watch What You Eat During The Holidays Your Health Connection Explains The Affordable Care Act http://wclk.com/post/your-health-connection-explains-affordable-care-act <p></p><p><em>Your Health Connection</em> on WCLK Wednesday evening November 20<sup>th</sup> featured an informative discussion about the Affordable Care Act and its implications for cancer detection, prevention, and treatment.</p><p>Host Jaquitta Williams was joined by Affordable Care Act experts including&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; U. S. Health and Human Services Regional Director Pamela Roshell and Linda Blount, Vice President of Programmatic Impact for the United Way of Greater Atlanta.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 19:32:17 +0000 Rob Maynard 1312 at http://wclk.com Your Health Connection Explains The Affordable Care Act Your Health Connection Discusses Triple Negative Breast Cancer http://wclk.com/post/your-health-connection-discusses-triple-negative-breast-cancer <p></p><p>Your Health Connection on WCLK featured a timely and important discussion of triple negative breast cancer for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.&nbsp; In a fascinating twist for listeners, our host JaQuitta Williams was also the guest survivor featured on the program. &nbsp; She is a survivor of this particularly tough form of the disease, which disproportionately affects young people and African Americans.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 17:06:54 +0000 Rob Maynard 1195 at http://wclk.com Your Health Connection Discusses Triple Negative Breast Cancer WCLK and Your Health Connection Remember Ralph C. T. Franklin http://wclk.com/post/wclk-and-your-health-connection-remember-ralph-c-t-franklin <p></p><p>WCLK and our partners at the Center For Cancer Research and Therapeutic development are mourning the loss of our friend and&nbsp; courageous advocate for prostate cancer awareness Ralph C. T. Franklin.&nbsp; On Sunday, October 13, Franklin died from complications due to prostate cancer.&nbsp; He was 62.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 17:55:34 +0000 Rob Maynard 1192 at http://wclk.com WCLK and Your Health Connection Remember Ralph C. T. Franklin WCLK Is Your Health Connection For Prostate Cancer Awareness http://wclk.com/post/wclk-your-health-connection-prostate-cancer-awareness <p></p><p>Join WCLK this evening at 6pm or on demand here to hear Your Health Connection as we discuss prostate cancer.&nbsp; September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.&nbsp; JaQuitta Williams is our host, and is a cancer survivor herself.&nbsp; She's joined by Ralph C. T. Franklin, a prostate cancer survivor, and Dr. Walter Falconer, a urologist.&nbsp; They'll take phone calls live and also take questions via Twitter @jaquittaw and @CCRTD.</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:46:04 +0000 Rob Maynard 1093 at http://wclk.com WCLK Is Your Health Connection For Prostate Cancer Awareness