Posted by: yourhealthradio | September 14, 2017

The Issues that Disproportionately Affect African American Smokers


Photos courtesy of Phillip Gardiner (left) and Alan Blum (right).

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam, Cristy and guest co-host Dr. Elizabeth Parks talk with with Dr. Phillip Gardiner, co-chair of the African American Tobacco Control Leadership and program officer of the University of California smoke and tobacco free fellowship awards and Dr. Alan Blum, founder and director of the University of Alabama Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society, about issues that disproportionately affect African American smokers.


Please tune in! The show will air: 

WCHL 97.9 FM

  • Sunday, September 17, at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Monday, September 18, at 6 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.3 FM

  • Sunday, September 17, at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show!


  • Research That Matters (min 0-8:35) Autism symptoms improve after fecal transplant; Chronic sleep deprivation suppresses immune system; Fat shaming linked to greater health risks
  • Conversations with Dr. Phillip Gardiner and Dr. Alan Blum (min 8:35-32:52)
  • House Calls (min 32:52-40:00) What advice do you have for a 43-year-old woman experiencing increasing fatigue over the last month for no reason?; What are varicose veins? How do I treat and prevent them?


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