Family & Lifestyle

Avoid Blaming Trump Supporters, Kids Cold Remedies, Gluten

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Dec 8, 2016 5:00 pm
  • 2:28:39

Avoid Blaming Trump Supporters (17:43) Dr. Glenn Geher, is professor and chair of psychology at the State University of New York at New Paltz. In addition to teaching courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and conducting research in various areas related to evolutionary psychology, Glenn is founding director of the campus’ Evolutionary Studies program. In disagreements it can be difficult to see the other persons point of view. Dr. Geher shares some social psychological guidance for moving forward after the election, and cautions against the “all Trump supporters are like that” trap.  Kids and Cold Remedies (1:06:47) Dr. Ed Bell is a professor of Pharmacy Practice at Drake University. He is board certified in pharmacotherapy, and teaches in the third and fourth years of the four year doctor of pharmacy program at Drake. He has also had a book, titled “A Parent’s Guide to Children’s Medicines” published in 2012, and a 2nd edition of the book will be published in 2017. The common cold season is here, and research shows that children will experience more colds, about six to 10 annually, than adults. With each cold producing symptoms that last up to seven to 10 days, it may seem that children are nearly continuously sick. Parents want to help their ill children to feel better, but there may be a better way than just giving them over the counter medication.  Caitlin Thomas - What About Santa? (1:30:40) Have your kids ever looked at you and asked, “Is Santa real?” The effort to keep the spirit of Santa alive has always been a huge goal of parents all across that nation and so many parents have tried so many different techniques. Student producer Caitlin Thomas shares some of the methods that her parents used on her as a kid to keep the magic alive.  Truths About Gluten (1:56:48) Andrea Ovard currently works at the University of Utah hospital as a clinical dietitian in the cardiac ICU and medical units. She is a registered dietitian who completed a degree in Dietetics. She is the writer and creator of the blog “The Baking Dietitian” which focuses on healthy cooking, workout routines and nutrition tips with her readers. Her motto for overall health is simple: all in things in moderation. It seems that everywhere you look these days there are new diets, new health issues, and new solutions. But, which ones actually work? A big topic in today’s world of health is gluten and whether or not it’s good or bad for you. Do different people react to it differently and why do so many think gluten is bad for you? Andrea Ovard with the answers.