With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
OSU researchers want to use cell phones to encourage exercise
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Ohio State University researchers are trying to use cell phones to gently nag older women into exercising. Researchers are recruiting women to take part in a 12 week long study that will send the women automated cell phone reminders to exercise. OSU communications professor Prabu David leads the study. He says this is a great time of year to begin research like this because of new year’s resolutions.Click the icon to hear the interview.