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Closer Look: What To Know About Annual Check Ups; And More

Dr. Denise Bell-Carter stopped by "Closer Look" to talk about health checkups as part of our health and wellness series.
Dr. Denise Bell-Carter stopped by "Closer Look" to talk about health checkups as part of our health and wellness series.
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Thursday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on a Lithia Springs High School teacher who school officials say suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound this morning on the school’s campus. Classes at the Douglas County school have been canceled for the remainder of the day  no students were present at the time of the shooting.
  • 2:10: Our health and wellness series continues with a conversation about health checkups and what questions you should be asking your medical doctor. Rose Scott talks to Dr. Denise Bell-Carter, medical director at Grady Health center East Point, and chief of service at Morehouse Family medicine.
  • 21:54: A new Emory University shows there’s a potential link between U.S. counties with a history of slavery and slower rates of decline in heart disease mortality for African Americans. Emory Rollins School of Public Health’s Dr. Michael Kramer, associate professor of epidemiology, explains.
  • 38:35: A roundtable discussion with news publications that cover specific communities in Georgia. Rose speaks to Georgia Asia Times’ publisher, Li Wong; Spanish TV station, Telemundo’s Gina Sandoval; and AtlantaMuslim.com’s executive director, Shuaib Hanif.

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