Posted by: yourhealthradio | August 8, 2017

How the Air around Us Affects Public Health

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Bob Gwyther talk with with Dr. Jason West, associate professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at UNC, about how the air around us affects public health—and the work he’s doing with NASA to help us all breathe easier.

Please tune in! The show will air: JW-indoors-DSC_8915b-small

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Saturday, August 12, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 13, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, August 14, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, August 13, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show!


  • Research That Matters (min 0-9:30) Mental Health Parity; Can Virtual Reality Help Prevent Falls; Many ADHD Kids Have Questions for Their Doctor but Don’t Ask; Common Nursery Products Send Thousands of Children to Hospitals
  • Conversations with Dr. Jason West (min 9:30-30:39)
  • House Calls (min 30:39-40:00) I’m a new grandmother. My appetite has declined despite being retired. I help care for my mother-in-law and can’t get away very often to visit my grandchild. Am I depressed?; Should I be worried when mumps are reported in my area? How do you prevent mumps and what should you do if you think you have mumps?; I was recently bitten by a tick. What do I need to watch out for and when should I see a doctor?; Is there a significant risk of getting sick from foods like raw oysters?




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