Archives: David Maywhoor

Wellness Wednesday: Dental Access, Bug-Free Tips, Summer Foods

Warning: Mayonnaise ahead. Summer is prime time for delicious treats and nutritional hazards. This hour we’ll learn healthy ways to enjoy picnics and barbecues. We’ll also discuss the importance of oral health and get the latest on some Ohio legislation to expand dental access. Then, it’s all about strategies for a bug-free season.

Wellness Wednesday: LGBT Health, Dental Shortage, Medical Round-Up

Oral health is a strong indicator of overall health, but Ohio’s rural areas are facing a major dental shortage. This hour we’ll examine the disparity in dental care, access and explore a solution. We’ll also celebrate Pride Month, and talk to Columbus’ new LGBTQ Health Advocate. Then we’ll learn why a little altruism can keep your heart pumping.

Access to Dental Health Care Across the Country

FRONTLINE reports that millions of Americans lack access to dental care. Is there a problem in Central Ohio? What dental services are available to low income residents and those without health insurance in our area? We’ll cover that and more on this hour of “All Sides.”