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Why We Need More African American Donors

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7/21/2014 | Download Audio

Patients needing bone marrow stem cell transplants best match donors of their same racial/ethnic heritage. Dr. Rodgers highlights the need for more African American bone marrow stem cell donors. View Transcript & Related Information

What Is a Bone Marrow Stem Cell Transplant?

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7/14/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers talks about bone marrow stem cell transplantation as a treatment option for diseases like sickle cell anemia and blood cancers, such as leukemia and lymphoma. View Transcript & Related Information

Donate Bone Marrow

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7/7/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers shares the importance of registering to become a bone marrow stem cell donor. View Transcript & Related Information

Lifestyle Changes and Treatments for Managing Erectile Dysfunction

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6/23/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers tells men that making healthy lifestyle changes may help those with ED regain sexual function. View Transcript & Related Information

Understanding Erectile Dysfunction

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6/16/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers explains that erectile dysfunction, or ED, affects between 15 and 30 million men in the U.S., and discusses the causes and treatments. View Transcript & Related Information

Prostate Enlargement—Common for Aging Men

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6/9/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers informs men over 40 that an enlarged prostate, or BPH, is a common problem that can be treated, and discusses symptoms of BPH. View Transcript & Related Information

Urinary Incontinence in Men

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6/2/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers talks about common causes of urinary incontinence in men. View Transcript & Related Information

Sisters Working Together to Move More and Eat Better

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5/26/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers shares information about Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better, a health awareness program for black women. View Transcript & Related Information

Coping with Stress the Healthy Way

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5/19/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers provides healthy lifestyle tips for coping with stress. View Transcript & Related Information

Understanding the Long-Term Effects of Chronic Stress

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5/12/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers discusses the health risks associated with chronic stress. View Transcript & Related Information

Diabetes and Depression

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5/5/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers talks about the link between diabetes and depression and explains why treating both diseases is important for good health. View Transcript & Related Information

Understanding Depression

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4/28/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers encourages listeners to talk with your doctor if you’re experiencing signs of depression; treatments are available. View Transcript & Related Information

MedlinePlus®: Your Resource to Good Health

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4/21/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers talks about MedlinePlus, a health information website, made especially for consumers. View Transcript & Related Information

Using the Web to Find Health Information

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4/14/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers provides four tips to keep in mind when using the Internet to find reliable health information. View Transcript & Related Information

Play a Role in Clinical Trials

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4/7/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers discusses how you can help with clinical trials. View Transcript & Related Information

Help Us Find Tomorrow’s Cure Today

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3/31/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers shares how African Americans can get more involved in medical research and encourages participation in clinical trials. View Transcript & Related Information

High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease Go Hand in Hand

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3/24/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers and Sean Elliott discuss the connection between high blood pressure and kidney disease. View Transcript & Related Information

Sean Elliott’s Big Discovery

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3/17/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers talks to retired NBA champion Sean Elliott about his kidney disease diagnosis and gives tips on who should get tested for the disease. View Transcript & Related Information

Are You at Risk for Kidney Disease?

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3/10/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers explains why people with risk factors for kidney disease should get tested for the disease. View Transcript & Related Information

A Faith Community’s Kidney Health Resource

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3/3/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers encourages listeners to use the Kidney Sundays Toolkit to raise awareness about kidney disease in their faith communities. View Transcript & Related Information

Taking Control of My Blood Pressure

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2/24/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers and Dr. Gary Gibbons encourage people with high blood pressure to follow a treatment plan, made with their healthcare provider, to get their blood pressure under control. View Transcript & Related Information

Know Your Numbers

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2/17/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers explains what high blood pressure is and why it's important to get checked and know your blood pressure numbers. View Transcript & Related Information

My Heart and My Family’s Health

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2/10/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers encourages you to tell your doctor whether you have a family history of heart disease. View Transcript & Related Information

Diabetes’ Link to Heart Disease

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2/3/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers tells people with type 2 diabetes about steps they can take to lower their risk for heart disease. View Transcript & Related Information

Walking in the Right Direction

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1/27/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers suggests starting a walking plan to boost your physical activity. View Transcript & Related Information

Eat Healthy Even When You Don’t Have Time to Cook

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1/20/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers provides tips to save you time and money as you try to eat healthy. View Transcript & Related Information

Find a Detour Around Physical Activity Roadblocks

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1/13/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers talks about ways to overcome physical activity roadblocks. View Transcript & Related Information

Better Health and a Better You

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1/6/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers shares how steady changes in physical activity can improve your health. View Transcript & Related Information

Don't Let the Holidays Weigh You Down

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12/30/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers and Dr. Susan Yanovski talk about holiday weight gain and how to avoid it. View Transcript & Related Information

I’m Over 50 and Ready to Go4Life in 2014

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12/23/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers explains why people over 50 should be physically active, and encourages people to use free resources offered by the Go4Life campaign. View Transcript & Related Information

Eating Healthy and Sticking to My Budget

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12/16/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers notes that healthy meals don’t need to be expensive, and shares tips for eating healthy on a budget. View Transcript & Related Information

A New Year’s Resolution I Can Stick To

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12/9/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers and Dr. Susan Yanovski give tips for sticking to a New Year’s resolution to get physically fit and eat healthy. View Transcript & Related Information

Packing Smart to Enjoy a Great Trip Ahead

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12/2/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers points out that whenever you travel your diabetes goes along with you, and provides packing tips for your trip. View Transcript & Related Information

Be Ready to Fly with Diabetes

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11/25/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers talks about how people with diabetes should plan ahead for travel by plane. View Transcript & Related Information

Road Trips with Diabetes

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11/18/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers shares tips on taking road trips for people with diabetes. View Transcript & Related Information

Holiday Travel Starts with Good Planning

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11/11/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers provides people with diabetes tips on how to travel and stay healthy. View Transcript & Related Information

Healthy Eating and Diabetes

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11/4/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers provides healthy eating tips for people with diabetes. View Transcript & Related Information

Eat Healthy to Prevent Diabetes and Kidney Disease

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10/28/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers shares healthy eating tips that can help lower the risk of developing diabetes and kidney disease. View Transcript & Related Information

Fighting the Urge to Splurge

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10/21/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers provides strategies to eat healthy and still enjoy an occasional splurge. View Transcript & Related Information

The Importance of a Good Night's Sleep

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10/14/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers talks about the importance of sleep for school aged children. View Transcript & Related Information

Hope through Research: Pelvic Floor Disorders Network

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10/7/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers shares information about the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, a research initiative that strives to find ways to best care for 24% of U.S. women with these disorders. View Transcript & Related Information

You Can Handle the Truth

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9/30/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers talks about common causes of urinary incontinence in men. View Transcript & Related Information

Don’t Let Your Bladder Control You

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9/23/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers discusses how different types of urinary incontinence affect millions of women in the U.S. View Transcript & Related Information

What Is Urinary Incontinence?

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9/16/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers talks about urinary incontinence, or the loss of bladder control, and encourages women, men, and children to see a doctor if you’re having symptoms. View Transcript & Related Information

Clinical Trials Offer Hope

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9/9/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers discusses how clinical trials offer hope for people with type 2 diabetes and shares information about the GRADE study. View Transcript & Related Information

Understanding Informed Consent within Clinical Trials

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9/2/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers discusses informed consent, a process used to protect people who participate in clinical trials. View Transcript & Related Information

Eager to Help Find Tomorrow’s Cure Today

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8/26/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers shares how African Americans can get more involved in medical research and encourages participation in clinical trials. View Transcript & Related Information

You, Too, Can Play a Role in Clinical Trials

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8/19/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers discusses how you can help with clinical trials. View Transcript & Related Information

School Staff Can Support Students with Diabetes

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8/5/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers talks about the role of school staff in supporting students with diabetes at school. View Transcript & Related Information

Prepare Your Child with Diabetes for School

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7/29/2013 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers provides back to school tips for children with diabetes and tells parents how to work with school staff to keep their kids safe. View Transcript & Related Information