Recent Show Info
Here are some links, phone numbers and more information about recent Sunday Morning Focus guests and groups.
with Dr. Sal Giorgianni
Men are sometimes taught not to complain if they're ill. Dr. Sal Giorgianni, with the Men's Health Network, tells how to know when the man in your life is having problems.
with Kristi Gooden
With health care policies changing, you may wonder how you'll meet your medical needs. Baptist Hospital says its mission is to help everyone, with physical, emotional and mental health. Read more at the Baptist Hospital webpage
Tn. Health Department and Get Fit Tn!
with Commissioner Susan R. Cooper, MSN, RN
GetFitTN.org is a statewide awareness program developed by Governor Phil Bredesen to address the rising epidemic of Type 2 diabetes and risk factors that lead to diabetes, including obesity.
Skin Cancer Myths Uncovered
with Dr. Adrian Rodriguez
Deadly skin cancer cases are still rising! Dr. Adrian Rodriguez of Nashville Skin and Cancer has information that can help you use sunscreen the right way, and says in his opinion NO amount of sun is 'safe.' Call 615-327-9797.
Metro Animal Care and Control
with Field Supervisor Officer Billy Biggs
Metro Animal Care and Control not only picks up stray animals, but has a great pet adoption program, low-cost or FREE spay/neuter services, lower-priced rabies shots, and animal training programs. Browse pets available for adoption.
Girls On The Run
with Melissa Berrier and Jennifer Kimball
Low self esteem is a problem that many young girls face. Girls on the Run is a nonprofit organization that helps educate and prepare girls for a lifetime of self respect and healthy living through physical and mental exercises, on and off the track.
Cervical Cancer Awareness
with Beth Colvin Huff, MSN,NP, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Dr. Sherian Anderson, and Amanda Brock
In Tennessee, less than half of all women get tested for cervical cancer, but more than 20 million women every year in the United States are infected with HPV, the virus that triggers cervical cancer. Get info
Colon Cancer Prevention
with Dr. Alan Herline, Vanderbilt Cancer Center
More than 148,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with colorectal cancer each year and the disease causes almost 50,000 deaths annually. Colon cancer is the 2nd leading cancer killer in the U.S, but the good news is, it’s preventable more than 90% of the time. The key is early screening and detection.
Council On Aging: What It Offers You, for Free
with Mary Beth Farringer, Executive Director
The Council on Aging is an organization with resources for seniors and their caregivers, connecting those in need with the programs and individuals who can lend a hand, as well as what the latest frauds and scams targeting seniors are.
March Of Dimes
with Todd Grantham
March of Dimes' mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. They carry out this mission through research, community services, education and advocacy.
Tips For Tax Time
with Dan Boone, I.R.S.
Dan Boone from the I.R.S. has tips to simplify your taxes, file them for free, and spot a scam. 1-800-829-1040.
Nashville For All Of Us
with Avi Poster and Renata Soto
Nashville for All of Us is an independent, diverse community coalition that challenges each other’s perspectives and informs and shapes public policy to promote a productive, just and welcoming Nashville for all.
T.O.P.S, INC. (Taking Off Pounds, Sensibly)
with Linda O'Neal, Area Captain
No matter what plan you're using to lose weight, TOPS, or Taking Off Pounds, Sensibly, can help. With emotional support, tips, and information.
How Will You Face Our Next Tennessee Emergency?
with Jeremy Heidt and Larry Vannozzi
Jeremy Heidt from the Tennessee Office of Emergency Management, and Larry Vannozzi from the National Weather Service have severe weather tips and ways to stay safe. Get ready for any disaster.