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Prescription for Health: Men’s Health (2015)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-06-26

Duration: 00:05:21

Subjects: Health | Whitfield, Rani G. | Prostate cancer


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Whitfield, George Interviewee
  • Whitfield, Rani Interviewee


This “Prescription for Health” segment from the June 26, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s on-set interview with Dr. Rani Whitfield and his father, Dr. George Whitfield, on Men’s Health Month. Dr. George shares his story as a prostate cancer survivor and discusses his family history of prostate cancer. Dr. Rani discusses the fact that men are less likely to seek medical attention than women, the importance of visiting the doctor on a regular basis, and the recommended screenings for men.