December 18, 2013
When a doctor gives you a prescription, you usually go to the pharmacy to get it filled. But research shows you could skip the pharmacy and go straight to the gym. This hour we’ll talk about exercise as both prevention and cure. We’ll also discuss the diet and fitness stories making headlines in 2013, and Obamacare’s ever-changing deadlines.
December 11, 2013
Stitches are just a needle and thread– but hospitals charge over $500 per stitch. Today we’ll talk about rising hospital bills. And with many spending the holidays with their families, we’ll tell you what conversation to have, then we’ll discuss Kentucky’s relative success with their healthcare exchange and get an update on Ohio’s enrollment.
December 4, 2013
Your taste buds should be able to tell the difference between cyanide and broccoli, but easy access to sugar has made them lazy, confused and a little lascivious. This hour we’ll discuss how taste bud rehab can help you love the foods that love you back. We’ll also talk about the healthcare.gov upgrade and Seasonal Affective Disorder.
November 20, 2013
At some schools, “C” is considered the gentleman’s grade. But the “C” Ohio got on its March of Dimes report card has implications for ladies, too. This hour we’ll talk more about the Buckeye State’s premature birth rate. Then we’ll get the latest on the controversy over new cholesterol medication guidelines, and what’s new with Obamacare.
October 30, 2013
For a real fright this Halloween, try checking the nutrition label on that bag of mini candy bars. This hour, we’ll learn some tricks for rationing Halloween treats. We’ll also preview the hottest fitness trends for 2014 and take a look at how ObamaCare is affecting therapists.
October 23, 2013
Those suffering from addiction may feel isolated, but they’re not alone. This hour, we’ll talk to a man 25 years into recovery about how to kick any habit. We’ll also look at one woman’s campaign for restroom equality and get a post-shutdown update on impending cuts to hospitals.
October 9, 2013
You may know the saying “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” But things are getting personal as patients awaiting transplants network online for organ matches. This hour, we’ll talk to a doctor about social media and organ donation. We’ll also get a physician’s-eye view of ObamaCare and talk to a doctor about painful kidney stones.
October 2, 2013
It’s October and fall allergy season is in full swing. On this hour, we’ll learn about how acupuncture can offer relief to seasonal allergy sufferers. We’ll also look at new sleep apnea guidelines, and we’ll talk to an ObamaCare expert about who should sign up for what and what to expect as the program unfolds.
October 1, 2013
The government is shut down, at least partially. House Republicans insist the new spending bill contain anti-Obamacare measures, and Democrats are insistent that it not. This hour we’ll examine this deja vu moment, and discuss what happens to employees, services, and the economy when Washington turns off the lights.
September 25, 2013
This Wellness Wednesday we’re talking about fall prevention. It’s not about stopping pumpkins, it’s about keeping Ohioans safe, on their feet, and accident-free. We’ll also separate ObamaCare fact from fiction, and take a look at the way genetic tumor testing is revolutionizing the prognosis of lung cancer patients.