Posted by: yourhealthradio | October 14, 2016

The Microscopic Organisms that Live Inside Us

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Leah Ranney, Ph.D., have a fascinating conversation with Andrea Azcarate-Peril, Ph.D., the director of UNC’s Microbiome Research Core and assistant professor of cell biology and physiology in the UNC School of Medicine, about the microscopic organisms that live inside us.

azcarate-1Please tune in! The show will air:

WCHL 97.9 FM
• Saturday, October 15, at 9 a.m.
• Sunday, October 16, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, October 17, at 6 and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, October 16, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show!


  • Research that Matters (min 0-9:23) About half of all heart attacks may be silent hearts; Link between diet and risk of Alzheimer’s Disease; Link between excess weight, obesity and cancer; Antimicrobial resistance genes and antimicrobial chemical in some products.
  • Conversations with Dr. Andrea Azcarate-Peril (min 9:23-31:47)
  • House Calls (min 31:47-40:00) I feel self-conscious reporting habits like drinking and smoking to my doctor; Sixty-year-old man on blood thinners now has frequent bruising; I’m a runner with the beginnings of a bunion. How can I prevent it from getting worse?; My mother’s memory is declining. Should I address it with her doctor?


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