Street Beat: Animal Care
This week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter looks at what local organizations are doing to help care for and treat wild and domestic animals around Michigan. First, Scott Carter, Chief Life Sciences Officer for the Detroit Zoological Society and Julie Geisinger, their Fundraising Events Manager, explain the zoo’s conservation efforts. Then, Diane Miller, The Chief Program Officer for the Detroit Zoological Society, explains how The Berman Academy for Humane Education helps people help animals through different programs and activities. Next, Carter learns about The Sanctuary and Safe Haven for Animals Farm from Board Chairman Bob Harvie and Marilyn Groves Royle, the Treasurer of the Board of Directors of SASHA and long-time volunteer. Finally, Anna Chrisman, The Public Relations Coordinator for the Michigan Humane Society, talks about animal adoption and pet rescue.
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Street Beat: Medical Weight Loss ClinicLisa Germani talks to Tracy Strieter about the Medical Weight Loss clinic and how they help people combat obesity by staying healthy, as well as some of the clinic’s success stories.
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Street Beat: Eating DisordersThis week on “Street Beat”, host Lisa Germani discusses eating disorders, their causes, diagnoses and treatments. Her guests include Leon Judd, President of the Metro chapter of NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness; Michael Weinberger, the founder of “A Plan For Living”; Dr. Gary Katz, a general surgeon for St. John Providence Weight Loss; Jacquelyn K. Smiertka, a Registered Nurse and the Program Director of Beyond Change: Living a Healthy Life After Obesity Surgery; and Tracy Strieter, the Wellness and Business Development Coordinator for Medical Weight Loss Clinic.

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