Archives: childhood obesity

Wellness Wednesday: Mental Healthcare, E-Cigarettes, Teen Health

We Americans do everything electronically: Write, date, even smoke. E-cigarettes have become popular in the last 10 years, and recently use among teenagers has spiked. This hour we’ll examine the health benefits and risks of this smoking alternative. We’ll also look at Obamacare’s mental health provisions, and at the mind-body connection in teens.

Wellness Wednesday: Preventing ADHD, Cancer and Obesity

This episode of Wellness Wednesday will feature new information correlating sunlight exposure and the prevalence of ADHD. We’ll also check in with two Ohio health professionals who are enrolling volunteers in an innovative cancer study. Last, we’ll talk about the success of teen mentors in childhood obesity prevention.