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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: WMMJ Majic 102.3 FMWWIN Magic 95.9 FMKMJQ Majic 102.1 FMWAMJ Majic 107.5 FMWSRB Soul 106.3 FM​.

On occasion, you can hear Healthy Moments on-air, nationwide, on the Tom Joyner Morning Show.

You can also listen to Dr. Rodgers' Healthy Moments episodes and get transcripts here.​​​​​​​​​​

What is Prescription Drug Misuse?

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Jan 16, 2017 | Download Audio

Dr. Volkow discusses how taking medicine in a way that is different from what the doctor prescribed can be dangerous. View Transcript & Related Information

Why People Can Become Addicted to Opioids

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Jan 9, 2017 | Download Audio

In some people, prescription opioids can produce euphoria – or a high, Dr. Volkow explains how. View Transcript & Related Information

What are Opioids and Why Are They Prescribed?

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Jan 2, 2017 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers is joined by Dr. Nora Volkow, who describes common prescription opioids and how they work. View Transcript & Related Information

NIH Body Weight Planner: How the NIH Body Weight Planner Can Help You

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Dec 26, 2016 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers describes how the Body Weight Planner can help people create a plan to reach and maintain their weight goal over time. View Transcript & Related Information

NIH Body Weight Planner: Personalized Plans to Help You Reach Your Goals

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Dec 19, 2016 | Download Audio

Dr. Rodgers tells listeners about an online tool called the Body Weight Planner, developed by the National Institutes of Health. View Transcript & Related Information

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