Archives: Diane Gorgas

Wellness Wednesday: Sugar Sabotage, CPR, Chronic Pain

If you learned CPR five years ago, you’ll remember a mouth-to-mouth breathing component. But guidelines continue to change, and CPR’s effectiveness remains to be proven. This hour we’ll talk about what to do when hearts stop. We’ll also learn about the chronic pain epidemic and how to wean ourselves off hidden sugars.

Wellness Wednesday: Virtual Slim Down, Hand Tremors, Safe Fitness

Reality is now mirroring virtual reality, and it’s keeping us healthier. A new study found that when avatars stayed slim, their gamers did, too. Then, hand tremors can be a symptom of serious and common illnesses. We’ll talk to a young inventor who’s helped create a solution. Last, we’ll learn the safe way to follow those extreme boot camp workouts

Wellness Wednesday: Brain Mapping, Asthma, Youth HIV/AIDS

This hour of Wellness Wednesday will feature the latest news on the BRAIN initiative, which will seek to map the circuits of the human brain. Then we’ll learn about the connections between asthma and what you eat. We’ll also commemorate the first National Youth HIV/AIDS Day, and hear from a young man living with HIV.

Wellness Wednesday: Ear Infections, Rare Diseases, Heart Health

In this edition of Wellness Wednesday we’ll look at the new guidelines for treating ear infections, explore a rare neurological illness called Batten Disease, and celebrate American Heart Month by learning about the latest advances in cardiovascular technology.