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Healthy Moments Radio Broadcast

Healthy Moments is an annual series of weekly radio episodes sponsored by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Healthy Moments features Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers, the Director of NIDDK, a renowned researcher on the area of sickle cell anemia.

Each week Dr. Rodgers offers tips on how to prevent and control diseases that are important to the community and NIDDK’s mission.

To hear tips on how to stay healthy, tune in to Healthy Moments on Radio One’s​ Stations:
On occasion, you can hear Healthy Moments on-air, nationwide, on the Tom Joyner Morning Show and the Yolanda Adams Morning Show.

You can also listen to Dr. Rodgers' Healthy Moments episodes and get transcripts here. ​​​​​​​​​​
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Why does sex matter in research?

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May 4, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers is joined by Dr. Clayton who explains the important roles that sex plays in health, wellness, and disease.  View Transcript & Related Information

Human Microbiome Project

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Apr 27, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers tells listeners that the Human Microbiome Project is finding new ways to discover what causes sickness. View Transcript & Related Information

Understanding the Human Microbiome

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Apr 20, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers shares that studying the human microbiome can help us improve human health. View Transcript & Related Information

Know Your Genes: Unlocking Your Code

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Apr 13, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers explains that doctors can “read” a genetic blueprint to help treat and prevent health problems. View Transcript & Related Information

The Human Genome: What Makes You Unique?

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Apr 6, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers talks about the human genome, and how it is like a blueprint for the human body. View Transcript & Related Information

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