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TED Talks: Season 2016

2016x106 Joseph Ravenell: How Barbershops Can Keep Men Healthy
TV-PG

  • 2016-05-26T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

The barbershop can be a safe haven for black men, a place for honest conversation and trust - and, as physician Joseph Ravenell suggests, a good place to bring up tough topics about health. He's turning the barbershop into a place to talk about medical problems that statistically affect black men more often and more seriously, like high blood pressure. It's a new approach to problem solving with broad applications. 'What is your barbershop' he asks. 'Where is that place for you where people affected by a unique problem can meet a unique solution'

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