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This edition: Science and Your Health

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 25, 2012.

First aired: September 25, 2012.

• Carol Anne Riddell takes a closer look at what’s behind new research showing an alarming increase in the children affected by autism spectrum disorders and how families are coping.

• Mike Gilliam looks at encouraging new treatments for sickle cell disease.

• Donna Hanover reports on the life-giving work of organ donation and the families who put their grief aside to help make it happen.

• Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson tells us why one overlooked part of our body just may be the answer to a healthier life.

• Tinabeth Pina answers the ever-changing questions – what foods are really good for you?

• Ernabel Demillo unravels the mystery behind gluten with some sweet results.

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Guest List

Monica Bhatta Sickle Cell Expert, Columbia Univ. Med. Ctr.

Andrew Ceonzo 13 Years Old

Jackie Ceonzo Parent

Joe Ceonzo Parent

Denise Cumming Owner, Pip's Place

Olivia Cumming Diagnosed with Celiac Disease

MD Michael J. Goldstein Transplant Surgeon

MD Nancy Green Sickle Cell Expert, Columbia Univ. Med Ctr.

Dr. Peter Green NY-Presbyterian/Columbia

Helen Irving N.Y. Organ Donor Network

Dr. Steven Lamm, M.D.

Marie LaPersonerie Donated son's organs

Susan Longtin Assistant Professor, Brooklyn College

Lawrence Pardes Liver transplant recipient

Karen Paris Registered Physicians Asst.

Charles Pena Sickle Cell Patient

Michael Pena Sickle Cell Patient

Dr. Fred Pescatore MD Nutritional Medicine Specialist & Author ofThe Hamptons Diet

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