Meet the authors of Health First! The Black Woman's Wellness Guide: Eleanor Hinton Hoytt, president and CEO, Black Women's Health Imperative, and Hilary Beard, award-winning health journalist.
Health First! provides an in-depth look at every stage of a woman's life, from adolescence to adulthood to senior years. It identifies the "Top 10 Health Risks" black women face and discusses what can be done to avoid becoming another statistic. It also provides resources on prevention and awareness.
Eleanor Hinton-Hoyt and Hilary Beard lead a conversation exploring the question: What makes it difficult to be black, female and healthy in America? Other panelists: WJZ news anchor Gigi Barnett and Tracee Bryant, executive director of the Baltimore Mental Health Alliance.
Recorded On: Thursday, February 2, 2012