health

12:18pm

Wed February 19, 2014

Candy flavors put e-cigarettes on kid's menu

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From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Jenny Bolario
Electronic-cigarettes are often billed as a safe way for smokers trying to kick their habit. But it's not just smokers who are getting their fix this way. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 5 middle schoolers who tried one say they've never smoked a cigarette.

6:33pm

Tue February 4, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Reporter’s Notebook: My uncle’s battle with HIV

Jasmin Lopez' uncle David.

When I was eight years old, I rode on one of Mexico’s passenger trains from Mexicali to Guadalajara with my uncle, David. All summer, we visited towns and family throughout the country, learning more and more about our heritage and each other. At the time, I had only heard of him through the occasional family story, so I was unaware of my uncle’s estrangement from our family. I’m not sure what the circumstances were that allowed us to travel together, but I’m grateful for them. I was able to spend a summer on an unforgettable adventure with an uncle that I wouldn’t see again.

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11:10am

Wed January 15, 2014

Youth Radio: What teens are eating outside the home

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From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio
January 15th, 2014 Featured on Stitcher According to a poll done by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Harvard School of Public Health, and NPR, most parents believe their children are eating healthy. On this week's episode, a couple of Youth Radio students reveal their not-so-healthy eating habits to their parents.

7:43pm

Thu January 9, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Out In The Bay 10914 Lesbian Health Issues

Lesbian Health Issues.

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3:47pm

Wed January 1, 2014
Your Legal Rights 7pm 01.01.14

Eating Well for Health and Longevity.

Eating Well for Health and Longevity.
Guest:  Rebecca Katz, Masters of Science degree in Health and Nutrition Education, Executive Chef of the Annual "Food as Medicine" Training Program at The Center for Mind-Body Medicine, Georgetown Medical School; Ms. Katz is author of THE LONGEVITY KITCHEN and THE CANCER-FIGHTING KITCHEN.
Listeners with questions or comments for Chuck and his guest, please call 415-841-4134.

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