Your Health Connection

Community Engagement
2:51 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Your Health Connection Features Ebony Steele, Dr. Jackie Walters, Breast Cancer Awareness

Your Health Connection for October features Breast Cancer Awareness Month, surviving the diagnosis and treatment.  Host JaQuitta Williams, a survivor herself, is joined by fellow survivor Ebony Steele and Dr. Jackie Walters.  They will take your calls live about getting beyond the pink ribbons and cliches and getting on with the choices and issues involved when you live with breast cancer yourself or have a loved one who lives with it.  Your Health Connection airs Wednesday, October 15 at 6pm exclusively on WCLK.

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Community Engagement
10:47 am
Sat September 13, 2014

Your Health Connection Has For Advice On Living With Prostate Cancer

Lab work at CCRTD at Clark Atlanta University

Prostate cancer kills African American men at disproportionately higher rates than the rest of the male population.  Host JaQuitta Williams was joined Wednesday September 17 and talked about it on Your Health Connection.  Our guests included Robert Carey, a prostate cancer survivor and board member of the Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition, and Dr. Cimona Hinton, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and CCRTD Clark Atlanta University. They took listener calls and discussed the latest advances in treatment and diagnosis of this disease.

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Community Engagement
12:04 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Coping With Cancer on Best of Your Health Connection

Join us Wed June 11 at 6pm for the June edition of Your Health Connection with JaQuitta Williams.  This is a best of edition about coping with cancer featuring  Tiffany Cochran Edwards, Ezell Blues, and Christal Jordan.

L-R Ezell Blues, Tiffany Cochran, JaQuitta Williams, Christal Jordan

Tiffany Cochran was caregiver for her father Johnny Cochran through his battle with terminal brain cancer.  Ezell Blues is a nine year prostate cancer survivor who is also caring for a teenage son who has leukemia.  Publicist Christal Jordan is an ovarian cancer survivor.

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Community Engagement
10:44 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Your Health Connection Features Young People and Cancer on WCLK

Your Health Connection on WCLK on Wednesday, April 16 featured a discussion about the unlikely but very real issue of cancer in young people.  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.

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Community Engagement
9:39 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Your Health Connection Addresses Colon Cancer

Your Health Connection with JaQuitta Williams on Wednesday, March 12 featured a compelling discussion about colon cancer.

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.  Our conversation featured your calls.  Our guests included Dan Weeks, a colon cancer survivor, as well as Dr. Mamoud Barrie of Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates.

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Community Engagement
8:48 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Your Health Connection On Coping With Cancer

L-R Ezell Blues, Tiffany Cochran, JaQuitta Williams, Christal Jordan

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.

Tiffany Cochran was caregiver for her father Johnny Cochran through his battle with terminal brain cancer.  Ezell Blues is a nine year prostate cancer survivor who is also caring for a teenage son who has leukemia.  Publicist Christal Jordan is an ovarian cancer survivor.

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Community Engagement
8:48 am
Tue February 18, 2014

JaQuitta Williams, Guests Take Your Calls About Coping With Cancer on Your Health Connection

JaQuitta Williams is the host of Your Health Connection on WCLK. She has an extensive background in broadcast journalism and is a triple negative breast cancer survivor.

Wednesday night at 6pm Jamal skates an hour early and the Cancer Center at Clark Atlanta University presents Your Health Connection, a live talk show about facing up to cancer. 

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. 

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Community Engagement
8:53 pm
Sun December 15, 2013

Your Health Connection Explores Links Between Diet And Cancer

JaQuitta Williams discussed diet and cancer during our monthly look at cancer-related health issues on Your Health Connection.  Our informative guest was Registered Dietician Marisa Moore.

Does what you eat make it more likely you will get cancer?  Can you choose to eat in ways that minimize certain cancers?  What about diet when you are a cancer survivor?  We'll take your calls and tweets live as we talk about an issue that is relevant to everyone who eats.

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Community Engagement
10:35 am
Wed November 27, 2013

The Cancer Center At Clark Atlanta University Reminds You To Watch What You Eat During The Holidays

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone from the Center For Cancer Research And Therapeutic Development at Clark Atlanta University and Your Health Connection!  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.

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Community Engagement
2:32 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Your Health Connection Explains The Affordable Care Act

Your Health Connection on WCLK Wednesday evening November 20th featured an informative discussion about the Affordable Care Act and its implications for cancer detection, prevention, and treatment.

Host Jaquitta Williams was joined by Affordable Care Act experts including     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.

Our experts took your Obamacare/ACA calls and tweets and made this landmark health insurance legislation more easily understandable.

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