6 episodes

A wellness podcast to teach self care and health care management for black youth in Etowah County. As black Americans we can face many disparities when pursuing optimal health.This 7 point podcast will tackle various topics to inform, address, and suggest solutions to better the lives of those who may feel left behind in healthcare.

Take Care, Black Etowah Mckenzie Clark

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A wellness podcast to teach self care and health care management for black youth in Etowah County. As black Americans we can face many disparities when pursuing optimal health.This 7 point podcast will tackle various topics to inform, address, and suggest solutions to better the lives of those who may feel left behind in healthcare.

    Maternal Health

    Maternal Health

    Join me and Qualesha’s kiki session as we discuss both our birth experiences and how she as a young black woman persevered after suffering not one but TWO rare birth complications.
    We will also get educated by Dalia Abrams, certified doula and co-founder of Birthwell Partners: A Community Doula Project, a non-profit in Birmingham, AL.  We will discuss how her and Susan Petrus founded their project, the important work doulas do, and how they can be the key to reducing C-Section rates.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Etowah, Your Fight Starts Now

    Etowah, Your Fight Starts Now

    In this episode, I work through my own exhaustion and find ways we can contribute to the fight against justice in the streets and online. A lot of the resources mentioned should reappear on our IG, @tcblacketowah

    • 9 min
    Mental Health Check For The Outraged

    Mental Health Check For The Outraged

    A mental health check for those triggered by the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery. I will talk about helpful tools and resources you can use to protect your mental health and still be active in the fight for justice. #JusticeforAhmaud #BlackLivesMatter

    • 4 min
    Heart Disease

    Heart Disease

    In this episode, we will talk about the impact of heart disease on the black community and the different risks associated with heart disease. This episode will define non-modifiable risk factors and modifiable (changeable) risk factors we can address in order to prevent the development of heart disease. We will also look at how the superwoman schema can affect heart health in black women. Our episode’s consultant is Jayde Price.

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    • 21 min
    Obesity

    Obesity

    In this episode, we will discuss the health and cultural impacts obesity has had on the black community. We will also discuss the role of body positivity in weight loss and resources to support a sustainable and healthy lifestyle .

    • 20 min
    Intro to Take Care Black Etowah

    Intro to Take Care Black Etowah

    Welcome to my first episode! In this episode, I formally introduce myself and my motivations for this podcast. With COVID-19, our gaps in adequate healthcare become even more pronounced. Follow this podcast, as we will discuss the different obstacles we youth may have when pursuing optimal health. 

    • 11 min

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