This week the focus is on health, heart, and mind as host Syma Chowdhry and the Community Correspondents look at organizations bringing awareness to and assisting with health problems.

First Correspondent Melissa Thrasher finds out about food allergies from Melissa Vecchi, Food Allergy Connection Support Group Co-Leader and Shannon Murphy, honorary chair and on-air personality for Channel 955.

Then Correspondent Ben Falik discusses mental health issues with Janette Shallal, executive director of Kadima, a Jewish mental health agency whose mission is to provide psychological services, residential options, supported employment and social activities on a nonsectarian basis for residents of Oakland County.


Coming up next Melissa is back with information on heart health as she is joined by Stefanie Worth, Health Equity Director for the Association and Dr. Al Dodds a Michigan Heart Physician at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor.


Finally Syma talks to Johnathan Tillman of Connecting The Dots to find out how his organization helps low income people get information and access to prostate and breast cancer tests.



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