Archives: John Swartzberg

Wellness Wednesday: Caffeine, Cycling, Evidence-Based Medicine

About 63 million Americans start the day with a cup of coffee, and most of them suffer no ill effects. But the caffeine in our beverages has real health consequences. This hour we’ll take a look at the US’s most popular and least regulated drug. Then we’ll see how cycling stacks up as a way to get fit, and get the latest on evidence-based medicine

Wellness Wednesday: Alzheimer’s Test, Taft’s Fats, Obamacare

Over 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s, and for many people over 50, a forgotten phone number can feel like the beginning of a long decline. We’ll talk about a test to help detect the early symptoms of cognitive decline. We’ll also compare President Taft’s weight loss struggles with our own, and get the latest on the rollout of Obamacare.

Wellness Wednesday: Cancer Nano Drug, MDMA, Leaky Guts

You’ve heard of a security leak and a faucet leak, but doctors are atwitter with talk of the gut leak. It’s been blamed for a host of afflictions including diabetes and autism. We’ll take a close look this hour. But first, we’ll learn about a new cancer drug that can cross the blood brain barrier, and hear the dangers and promises of rave drug MDMA

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.

Wellness Wednesday: Salt, Genetics, Arsenic

If you’re like millions of Americans, you’ve made some sort of promise to yourself this new year: to eat smarter, exercise more and pay more attention to your health. In the spirit of all that, we are introducing a new show every Wednesday dedicated to wellness.

The Latest in Health and Medical News

Back-to-school season is as good as any to jump start your new diet and exercise routine. On this hour, we’ll give you some of the latest health tips.

The Latest in Health and Medical News

On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll give you all the updates on the latest in the world of health and medicine.