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Friday, September 9, 2016

Street Beat: Minority Medical Issues


This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson learns about medical issues that are prominent in minority communities.

Remonia Chapman and Kim Zasa from Gift of Life Michigan with Street Beat host Amyre Makupson. (credit: Remy Murrey, CBS 62/CW50)

First, two African American brothers are given heart transplants. Dominique and Stan Larkin both used artificial hearts implanted by Jonathan Haft, M.D prior to the heart transplant.    

Next, Remonia Chapman, Director Gift of Life Minority Organ Tissue Transplant Education Program, and Kim Zasa, Volunteer Coordinator and Secretary of State Liaison, Gift of Life Michigan, talk about the need for minority organ donations and their upcoming event. Continue reading
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