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- 01/28/16--07:30: Sleep Apnea on Health Matters
- 02/18/16--10:23: Is There a Link Between Obesity and Diabetes?
- 12/05/17--06:15: More Dirt for Kids!
Do you wake up in the morning tired and unrested? If so, sleep apnea may be to blame. Though conventionally thought of as a condition that only affects older, overweight men, sleep apnea can affect anyone of any age, weight, or gender. Insufficient sleep due to sleep apnea can affect not just your day to … Continue reading "Sleep Apnea on Health Matters"
Diabetes is the nation’s seventh-leading cause of death and a prime cause of kidney failure, blindness, nontraumatic limb amputations, heart disease, and stroke. Of the people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, about 80 percent are also diagnosed as obese. This fact provides a clue to the link between diabetes and obesity. Being overweight places extra … Continue reading "Is There a Link Between Obesity and Diabetes?"
Rob Knight, the academic superstar who is leading the Center for Microbiome Innovation at UC San Diego, says it’s important for kids to get dirty! He explains that exposing children to natural bacteria in the environment trains their immune systems how to respond to foreign threats. So, resist that urge to sterilize everything kids touch … Continue reading "More Dirt for Kids!"