Tom Joyner Celebrates "Take A Loved One to the Doctor" Campaign
Award-winning radio personality and community activist Tom Joyner will feature his Take A Loved One to the Doctor (TALOTTD) campaign sponsored by Walmart on the Tom Joyner Morning Show (TJMS) all week long!
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TALOTTD health related coverage kicks off Monday October 21st and concludes with our annual “Dr. Day” broadcast on Friday, October 25th. Each day during the week of October 21st, the TJMS will cover a specific health related topic with celebrity guests and doctors.
Tom Joyner Morning Show listeners will be able to text their health related questions to Tom Joyner’s “Text Tom Club” to a different doctor each day the “866.Joyner.6” health care phone lines on Friday October 25th from 6a-10a ET and have specialists from the Ohio State University Medical Center answer medical questions during our live broadcast.
Scheduled guests will include:
- DR. OZ
- IYANLA VANZANT
- STAR JONES
- BRANDON MARSHALL, CHICAGO BEARS
- DR. JOHN O. AGWUNOBI, WALMART
- DR. RACHEL ROSS
- DR. EDWARD CHAPPELLE, NATIONAL DENTAL ASSOCIATION
Developed in 2002 to raise preventive health awareness in the African American community, TALOTTD has grown from one day into a full-fledged initiative that impacts more than eight million listeners weekly. The year-long health awareness campaign is heavily promoted through Joyner’s “Get Well Wednesdays” feature.
Joyner and the morning show crew are excited about this weeklong broadcast and according to Tom Joyner, “On the Tom Joyner Morning Show we like to laugh, but our health is nothing to joke about. It isn’t funny that our audience suffers from many health conditions that could be improved, controlled and even eliminated with proper nutrition, exercise and health care. We all know that this is true…But, it’s time to do something about it!”
“Everyone knows someone who REALLY needs to tend to their health but they are too scared, lazy or stubborn to make the effort. The Tom Joyner “Take A Loved One to the Doctor Day” campaign encourages us to take time and compassion to help someone we love get the health attention they need.”
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National sponsors include Crest Pro-Health, The Ohio State University Medical Center and Walmart.
To learn more about TALOTTD visit BlackAmericaWeb.com.