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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.​​​​​​​​​​


MedlinePlus®: Your Resource to Good Health

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Jul 25, 2016 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers tells listeners about NIH's MedlinePlus® website and the useful information that can be found on it. View Transcript & Related Information

New Guidelines for Treating Sickle Cell Disease

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Jul 18, 2016 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers discusses recent research and recommendations that can improve treatment for sickle cell disease. View Transcript & Related Information

Diagnosis and Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease

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Jul 11, 2016 | Download Audio

Do you know the symptoms of sickle cell disease? Dr. Rodgers explains how it is diagnosed and treated. View Transcript & Related Information

What Is Sickle Cell Disease?

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Jun 27, 2016 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers talks about sickle cell disease, including its effects on red blood cells and how common it is. View Transcript & Related Information

Find a Detour Around Physical Activity Roadblocks

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Jun 20, 2016 | Download Audio

Overcome your roadblocks to physical activity with these tips from Dr. Rodgers. View Transcript & Related Information

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