Family & Lifestyle

Smart Cities, Controlled Breathing, Health Research

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Jan 3, 2017 5:00 pm
  • 2:27:26

Smart Cities Benefit Everyone (15:42) Dr. Kendra L. Smith is a Policy Analyst at the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University. Smith conducts research in the area of public policy, community development, and local government & science and technology. According to the UN, 66% of the world’s populations will live in an urban area by 2050.  What type of infrastructure will these cities need to have? Who will make these decisions?   Dr. Smith gives us an idea of what the future holds for smart cities. Benefits of Controlled Breathing (1:03:09) Dr. Belisa Vranich is a clinical psychologist with over twenty years of experience. She has spent the last decade dedicating herself to the study of breathing. She is the founder of The Breathing Class and has appeared on dozens of national media outlets. With the New Year comes New Year’s resolutions. Many of you out there made resolutions regarding health. A gym membership and a diet might help improve our physical & emotional well-being; but there is another more fundamental activity that most people are doing wrong. Dr. Belisa Vranich is here to discuss her book Breathe: The Simple, Revolutionary 14-day program to improve your mental and physical health.”  Caitlin Thomas - New Year Resolutions (1:31:10) Many people make New Year Resolutions but they do it in such a way that the goal is never achieved. Producer Caitlin Thomas shares some tips on how to make effective resolutions you will accomplish. How Far Can You Trust Health Research (1:53:47) Dr. Ron Hager is an Associate Professor of Exercise Sciences in the College of Life Sciences at Brigham Young University. His area is expertise is Chronic Disease Prevention. Dr. Ron talks about How Far We You Trust Health Research