17-16 Segment 1: Moderate Exercise – It’s Better For You

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Studies are showing that people who train hard and long at running have death rates similar to couch potatoes, while those who exercise moderately or even lightly are likely to live much longer. Experts discuss how much exercise is enough and how to make the most of light exercise.

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16-29 Segment 1: Conversations with Babies

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Scientists have discovered that the way parents talk to their infants has a huge effect on their intellectual development and later success. Experts discuss why and how parents should hold “conversations” with their babies.

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16-28 Segment 2: Our New Genetic Knowledge

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Gene research has made incredible leaps in the last decade. A physician/Pulitzer-prize winning author explains what our new knowledge means for our immediate medical future, given our struggles with genetic knowledge in the past.

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16-26 Segment 2: The Pros and Cons of Gluten-Free

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Gluten free diets have taken the world by storm and some experts say for people who do not have celiac disease, the diets can do much more harm than good. One such expert explains which kinds of people would find the diet appropriate and the pitfalls to avoid.

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15-14 Story 2: Moderate Exercise

 

Synopsis: Studies are showing that people who train hard and long at running have death rates similar to couch potatoes, while those who exercise moderately or even lightly are likely to live much longer. Experts discuss how much exercise is enough and how to make the most of light exercise.

Host: Nancy Benson. Guests: Dr. Carol Ewing Garber, Professor of Movement Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University; Dr. Vijay Vad, sports medicine specialist, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College and author, The New Rules of Running

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