Sunday Focus

Mix 92.9's Public Affairs program, Focus, airs Sunday mornings from 5:00 to 5:30. Guests talk with Anna Marie about issues facing your community, your state, your health and your livelihood. Have questions or comments? Have ideas for the show? Let us know here!

Recent Posts

04/10/2014 - 2:13pm
Dr John Benitez from the TN Poison Center speaks about common poisonous or toxic plants that you may encounter outdoors this summer, how to properly treat poison ivy and other contact poisons, and safe procedures for eating wild, potentially harmful... >> more
04/01/2014 - 12:14pm
March is National Nutrition Month. New Tennessee Health Commissioner Dr. John Dreyzehner gives some tips on how to change your diet and routine in simple ways, explains the new health officials are looking at the main food groups, and discusses how... >> more
03/25/2014 - 11:53am
For March, Colo-Rectal Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Alan Herline joins us from the Vanderbilt Cancer Center says colon cancer is the most preventable and curable form of cancer, if it’s caught early. He recommends one get their first colonoscopy at... >> more

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  • Preview This Week's Show: Overcoming the Social Stigma of Mental Illness

    1 in 4 Americans have been diagnosed with some sort of mental illness.  Robin Nobling, the Executive Director at NAMI of Davidson County, the local branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, says that mental illness knows no boundaries of age, gender, income, or race, and that everyone has their own mental troubles; the point where it crosses over to illness is all about how you cope with it.  She also addresses the social stigma around the illness, its ties with addiction and prisons, NAMI’s classes and support groups, and how recovery IS possible.  For more, go to N

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  • Last Week's Show: Detecting and Preventing Cervical Cancer

    April is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, one of the most detectable and treatable cancers of all, and one that is impacting more and more people every year. Current statistics show that here in Tennessee, less than half of all woman get tested for cervical cancer, yet more than 20 million woman in the United States are infected with HPV, the virus that triggers cervical cancer, every year, often with little or no symptoms. That's why no matter your age or your background, it's important to get screened! To find out more, log onto TheHPVTest.com.

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