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

Aug 17, 2017

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’s executive director, Shuaib Hanif.

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