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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 (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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Get Up and Get Active

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Aug 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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Aug 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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Jul 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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Jul 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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Jul 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

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