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Hello and welcome to my website. I am a British-born, naturalized American, living in California. Based in Los Angeles, I work as a correspondent for BBC television, radio and digital outlets, covering everything from US politics and world affairs to technology, natural disasters and Hollywood. I also host the Live Long and Master Aging (LLAMA) podcast. My special interest is the science of human longevity - food, fasting, exercise and long-term health. All views expressed reflect my personal experiences. I advise anyone considering adopting a new diet or fitness regime to first consult with their doctor. Links on this site are to my personal portfolio of audio, video and text. Copyright of broadcast works remain with the BBC and LLAMA podcast content with Healthspan Media LLC. Thanks for the visit!

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Ed Avol: Professor of clinical preventive medicine

Ed Avol is a professor of clinical preventive medicine and head of the Division of Environmental Health at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. For the past two months - and more - LA has experienced unhealthy air and high ozone levels at a level that means we could potentially be putting our health at risk if we spend a lot of time outside.  Prof. Avol joined me to discuss the wider implications of living in one of the smoggiest cities in the world and what we can do about it. 

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Broadcast: BBC 5 Live's Up All Night with Rhod Sharp  - Sept 3, 2019

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