Health

Bike Week

May 11, 2014

  

Organ Donations Save Lives

Apr 23, 2014

  Approximately 18 times each day, someone dies while waiting for an organ transplant. Today there are more than 117,000 people waiting for a life-saving transplant. April is National Donate Life Month, and joining us to discuss organ donation is Dr.

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  Alzheimer's is a devastating disease with no known cure. It slowly steals a person's intellect, ability to communicate, independence, and dignity, and now affects more than five million Americans. We look at what we know about Alzheimer’s disease, with Miami University Department of Sociology & Gerontology Assistant Professor Dr. Kate de Medeiros and Professor Dr. Jennifer M. Kinney. Dr. de Medeiros and Dr.

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Health Care Enrollment Effort Rolls Into Town

Mar 16, 2014

  The Center for Closing the Health Gap recently launched a campaign to raise awareness of inequalities throughout our region that cause vulnerable populations in Cincinnati to have poorer health and shorter life expectancies. Closing the Health Gap Founder and President Dwight Tillery  and Executive Director Renee Mahaffey Harris talk about the campaign and initiatives to eliminate health inequalities in greater Cincinnati.

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The Teenage Mind

Feb 11, 2014
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  As any parent with teenagers can tell you, those teen years can sometimes be confusing, aggravating, and frustrating.  Many have asked the question, “What is going on inside their heads?”  In his new book, BRAINSTORM: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain, Neuropsychologist Dr. Daniel Siegel sheds some light on the subject, and explains why teens think the way they do.

Reducing Infant Mortality

Feb 2, 2014

  Integrative Medicine combines conventional Western medicine with complementary treatments, such as, acupuncture, massage, biofeedback, yoga, and stress reduction techniques, in order to treat the whole person, not just the disease. Joining us to explain and explore integrative medicine are Dr.

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  Yoga, a philosophy originating in India thousands of years ago, serves to connect the mind, body, and breath through a series of movements and postures, designed to purify the body and provide the physical strength and stamina required for long periods of meditation. Today, though millions of Americans practice it, there are many misconceptions about yoga.

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The results of a life expectancy study recently conducted by the Cincinnati Health Department show as much as a 20 year difference in longevity among the city’s 47 neighborhood groupings. Cincinnati Health Department Commissioner Dr. Noble Maseru and Assistant Health Commissioner Dr. Camille Jones discuss the study, and what can be done to address health inequalities in our community.

Electronic Cigarettes

Oct 23, 2013

Sales of electronic cigarettes, battery-powered devices that allow users to inhale doses of vaporized nicotine, are expected to reach over $1 billion in the US this year. Some say e-cigarettes help  smokers kick their habit, but their long-term health risks are still under study. Dr.

Dayton Children's Hosptial

Dayton Children's Hospital is outlining plans for a major expansion.

The hospital is adding an 8-story, 260,000 square-foot patient tower in the center of its current Valley Street Campus.

Estimated at $140 million, the facility will focus on pediatric cancer patients and critically-ill newborns.

Construction could begin early next year and be complete sometime in 2017.

Affordable Care Act Exchanges Hit Oct. 1

Sep 18, 2013

Under the Affordable Care Act, open enrollment for health insurance begins on October 1, and most Americans will be required to have health insurance by January or pay a penalty.

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It’s easy for a parent to tell when a child has a fever or stomach ache, but a mental health problem may be much harder to detect. Millions of children in the United States suffer from depression, anxiety, ADHD or a host of other mental health issues, but many go undiagnosed or properly treated. We discuss recognizing and treating mental health issues in children with Lindner Center of HOPE, Staff Psychiatrist Dr. Leah Casuto, Clinical Director of Psychiatry at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Michael Sorter, and Director of Mental Health for The Children's Home of Cincinnati, Debbie Gingrich.

If your medicine cabinet is overflowing with old or unused medications, you now have a place to dispose of them safely.  Kentucky now has almost 150 permanent prescription drug disposal locations in the state. 

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Procter & Gamble is voluntarily recalling some of its dry dog and cat foods. The company says they may be contaminated with Salmonella. The affected brands include various types of Iams and Eukanuba.

In a release, P&G says:

These lots were distributed in the United States and represent roughly one-tenth of one percent (0.1%) of annual production. No Salmonella-related illnesses have been reported to date in association with these product lots.

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Teen Prescription Drug Abuse

Jul 16, 2013

Mental Health in Greater Cincinnati

Jul 2, 2013

Surveys show one in five people in the US suffers from some form of mental illness, and many of those mental health problems go undiagnosed. On today’s Cincinnati Edition we’ll be taking a look at mental health issues in Greater Cincinnati.

First Steps to Getting Healthy in 2013

Jan 4, 2013

Now that it’s 2013, have you, like many others, made a resolution to get in shape, lose weight, exercise more, etc.? Before you decide to take off on a 3 mile run after many sedentary years, take a listen to The Front Row with Betsy Ross as she talks with Athletic Trainer Brad Wagner of Oxford Physical Therapy about how to safely start an exercise regimen that will succeed.


Girls on the Run - Cincinnati

Nov 2, 2012

Erin Hamilton, executive director and local founder of Girls on the Run - Cincinnati, is in The Front Row with Betsy Ross to talk about this year’s

5K run/walk on November 17, concluding 12 weeks of training for thousands of local girls (grades 3 through 8), instilling better health habits including exercise and smart eating.

Queen City Bike

Oct 5, 2012

Biking in Cincinnati is exploding as a way of saving on gas, protecting the environment and getting exercise. Nern Ostendorf, the director of Queen City Bike, a non-profit organization that promotes safe biking for a healthier environment and healthier citizens, discuss his organization and biking in Cincinnati with Mark Perzel.

Researchers from several universities, including UC, say a new study shows men are at a greater risk of depression than women following a stroke.

Assistant professor of social work Michael McCarthy theorizes there's a connection between depression and mens' beliefs about their familial roles.

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