Street Beat: Heart Health

On Saturday, September 5, 2015, Street Beat host Amyre Makupson takes an in depth look at heart health.

First, Kristian Hurley, the Multi-Cultural Initiatives Regional Director for the American Heart Association, and Dr. Earlexia Norwood from Henry Ford Health System discuss stroke in African Americans and the upcoming American Heart Association’s Most Powerful Voices Gospel Concert and Health Fair.

Then Dr. Jeffery Zaks, a cardiologist with Providence Hospital, talks about other heart-related issues.

Dr. Jeffery Zaks, a cardiologist with Providence Hospital, talks about heart-related issues with Street Beat host Amyre Makupson. (credit: Matt Christopherson/CW50)

Dr. Jeffery Zaks, a cardiologist with Providence Hospital, talks about heart-related issues with Street Beat host Amyre Makupson. (credit: Matt Christopherson/CW50)

Next, Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan President Heidi Grix explains what leukemia is and how the foundation is helping children in Michigan who have it.

Children's Leukemia Foundation of Michigan President Heidi Grix tells Street Beat host Amyre Makupson what leukemia is and how people can receive help. (credit: Matt Christopherson/CW50)

Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan President Heidi Grix tells Street Beat host Amyre Makupson what leukemia is and how people can receive help. (credit: Matt Christopherson/CW50)

Finally, Kelley Delong, American Red Cross Donor Recruitment Representative, explains the importance of blood donations.

Kelley Delong, American Red Cross Donor Recruitment Representative, explains the importance of blood donations. (credit: Matt Christopherson/CW50)

Kelley Delong, American Red Cross Donor Recruitment Representative, explains the importance of blood donations. (credit: Matt Christopherson/CW50)

Watch Street Beat Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. on CW50.

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