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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. ​​​​​​​​​​

We Can! Help Children Stay at a Healthy Weight

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Aug 3, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers explains that limiting kids’ computer and TV time is important for their health. View Transcript & Related Information

Bowel Control Problems: Treatments Are Available

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Jul 20, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers discusses a variety of treatments that can help people with bowel control problems. View Transcript & Related Information

Let’s Talk about the Bowel Control Awareness Campaign

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Jul 13, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers explains that bowel ¬control problems are common, manageable, often treatable, and not always related to aging. View Transcript & Related Information


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Jul 6, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers educates listeners about a diet that can help some people who live with irritable bowel syndrome. View Transcript & Related Information

What’s Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

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Jun 29, 2015 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers tells listeners about irritable bowel syndrome and describes treatments a doctor may recommend for it. View Transcript & Related Information

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