Wellness Wednesday: Study Round-Up, Doctor Bias, Fitness News

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Pot heads are surely giddy over the latest study which found that, despite their snacking, marijuana smokers are thinner and less insulin-resistant than abstainers. This hour we’ll take a closer look at that, and other recent medical findings. Then we’ll discuss why disabled and obese patients get a lower quality of care, and get the scoop on the benefits of running vs. walking.

Guests

  • Lindsay Abrams, Editorial Fellow at the Atlantic Health Channel
  • Tara Lagu, physician-researcher at the Center for Quality of Care Research at Baystate Medical Center
  • Gretchen Reynolds, columnist for the New York Times Well Blog

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