Archives: Shelly Kiser

Wellness Wednesday: Air Quality, Cancer Testing, E.R. Costs

Actress Angelina Jolie reported last week that she was a carrier of breast cancer gene BRCA1. This hour, we’ll investigate who should be tested, and what to do if you carry the gene. We’ll also find out if Ohio got a passing grade on its air quality report card, and examine the increasing role E.R. doctors play in lowering our healthcare costs.

Ohio Cuts Budget for Smoking Cessation Hotline

2010 marked the greatest increase in Ohio’s adult smoking rate that the state’s seen in over a decade. Now, funding to certain cessation programs is being cut as well in the state. How will this continue to affect Ohio’s smoking rates?