This is a preventable disease, and African-Americans can help reduce their threat of colon tumor by learning about the disease, knowing their family’s medical history, and by talking to their doctor about risk factors to determine an appropriate screening schedule. Weekly in the top-ten rated TV series CSI: NY, Hill Harper’s character, Dr. Sheldon Hawkes, catches killers using science. In this fresh PSA, the actor encourages audiences to help capture a killer: colon cancer. Harper learned from his parents, both doctors with a strong commitment to improving the fitness of their community, about the importance of public health.The President mentioned that rightly, to ensure that the U.S. To remain globally competitive, the country must out-innovate, out-educate and out-build all of those other world. Related StoriesGriffith students providing health care in MalawiThe Royal University of Surgeons Edinburgh endorses Touch Surgery treatment, a mobile cognitive simulation and rehearsal platform for surgeonsReducing medical center readmissions through Transitional Care: an interview with Rani KhetarpalAPS agrees, as the President stated also, that deficit decrease is essential to strengthening the country’s economy also to ensuring a good standard of living for future generations of Americans.