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Testing and Treatment for Kidney Disease

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3/23/2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers talks about early kidney disease and treatments that can delay or prevent kidney failure. View Transcript & Related Information

Know the Risk Factors for Kidney Disease and Get Tested

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3/16/2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers talks to Pastor Cobb about the risk factors for kidney disease, and Dr. Rodgers tells listeners to get tested if they’re at risk. View Transcript & Related Information

Pastor Cobb Talks about Kidney Disease

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3/9/2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers talks about the high rate of kidney disease in the African American community and invites Pastor David Cobb to join the conversation. View Transcript & Related Information

A Faith Community’s Kidney Health Resource

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3/2/2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers introduces the Kidney Sundays Toolkit for starting a community discussion about kidney disease. View Transcript & Related Information

Donate Bone Marrow

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2/23/2015 | Download Audio

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

New Guidelines for Treating Sickle Cell Disease

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2/16/2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers discusses the recommendations of NIH experts for treating sickle cell disease. View Transcript & Related Information

Diagnosis and Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease, part 1

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2/9/2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers tells listeners how sickle cell disease is diagnosed, its symptoms, and how it is treated. View Transcript & Related Information

What is Sickle Cell Disease?

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2/2/2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers explains sickle cell disease and how it affects the body. View Transcript & Related Information

Weight Measures: BMI and Waist Circumference

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1/26/2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers explains how knowing your BMI and waist size may help you understand your risk for health problems. View Transcript & Related Information

Good vs. Bad Cholesterol

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1/19/2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers shares information about the difference between good cholesterol and bad cholesterol. View Transcript & Related Information

Know Your Blood Pressure

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1/12/2015 | 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

Know Your Blood Sugar Number: Could You Be At Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

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1/5/2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers tells listeners about prediabetes and its risk factors. View Transcript & Related Information

Don't Let the Holidays Weigh You Down

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12/29/2014 | Download Audio

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

A New Year’s Resolution I Can Stick To

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12/22/2014 | 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

I’m Over 50 and Ready to Go4Life in 2015

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12/15/2014 | 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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12/8/2014 | 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

World AIDS Day: December 1, 2014

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12/1/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers describes the AIDS epidemic and Dr. Anthony Fauci talks about who should get tested. View Transcript & Related Information

NIH-Supported Research: The GRADE Study

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11/17/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers explains how the GRADE Study may help doctors make better treatment choices for their patients with type 2 diabetes. View Transcript & Related Information

Having a Plan to Manage Your Diabetes

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11/10/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers points out that our Make a Plan tool can help people with diabetes manage their condition. View Transcript & Related Information

The ABC’s of Managing Type 2 Diabetes

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11/3/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers notes that people with type 2 diabetes need to manage the disease each day, and explains why they should know diabetes ABC's. View Transcript & Related Information

Heart Disease and Diabetes

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10/27/2014 | 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

Get Vaccinated Against the Flu

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10/20/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers and guest Dr. Anthony Fauci tell listeners why everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine each year. View Transcript & Related Information

HIV and Viral Hepatitis

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10/13/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers and guest Dr. Anthony Fauci tell listeners that HIV puts one at greater risk for viral hepatitis. View Transcript & Related Information

HIV in the African American Community

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10/6/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers and guest Dr. Anthony Fauci explain that HIV poses a major threat to the African American community. View Transcript & Related Information

HIV/AIDS: Get Tested

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9/29/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers and guest Dr. Anthony Fauci discuss the importance of getting tested for HIV. View Transcript & Related Information

How to Stay Gluten-Free

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9/22/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers provides people with celiac disease tips to stay gluten-free. View Transcript & Related Information

What Is a Gluten-Free Diet?

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9/15/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers discusses the importance of following a gluten-free diet if you have celiac disease. View Transcript & Related Information

Diagnosing Celiac Disease

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9/8/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers discusses how celiac disease is diagnosed. View Transcript & Related Information

What Is Celiac Disease? Symptoms

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9/1/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers describes common symptoms of celiac disease. View Transcript & Related Information

Is Your Child with Diabetes Prepared for School?

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8/25/2014 | 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

Get Up and Get Active

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8/18/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers describes how parents can encourage their children to be more physically active. View Transcript & Related Information

Setting a Good Example for My Kids

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8/11/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers notes that children are more likely to adopt healthy habits if they see their parents practicing them, and gives tips on eating healthy and getting physically active. View Transcript & Related Information

Advances in Stem Cell Donation

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7/28/2014 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers talks about peripheral blood stem cell donation (PBSC), a common procedure that makes it easier to donate bone marrow. View Transcript & Related Information

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