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Obesity Rates: A Rising Threat To Public Health And Welfare
Dec. 7, 2015
In part one of our series, we look at the numbers with NPR's Allison Aubrey and Johns Hopkins' Dr. Bruce Lee.
Surgeon General breaks silence on nutrition
Sep. 30, 2015
Vivek Murthy reaches out to WBEZ to defend his support for nutrition and the need to change the American diet.
Should doctors know more about nutrition?
Jun. 3, 2015
Few medical schools teach it and most doctors say they're unprepared to advise patients. One group in Chicago is pushing to change that.
Study promotes immigrant health with tailored workouts
May. 1, 2015
Researchers are finding that culturally-sensitive workouts for South Asian women can yield significant health improvements.
Is it time for the 'Immigrant Diet'?
Aug. 28, 2014
Some public health experts believe traditional home-cooked meals from ethnic grocery stores could be the key to eating well on a budget.
Is grilling damaging your DNA?
May. 21, 2014
Scientists say grilling meat can serve up chemicals linked to cancer and dementia, but there are ways to reduce the danger.
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect-and share with the community
Nov. 27, 2013
We examine how SNAP cuts could impact those in our community this Thanksgiving and beyond. Plus, how do diabetics navigate the holiday season? And, the music of Nick Tremulis.
Women’s hospital aims for ‘baby friendly’ status
Feb. 9, 2012
A hospital that delivers more than a quarter of babies born in Chicago is entering an international program that aims to improve the health of both newborns and their mothers.
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