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All Sides with Ann Fisher

Wellness Wednesday: Anorexia, Lyme Disease, Menopause


Warm weather puts us all in the mood for outdoor dining-- and this includes ticks. Lyme Disease was once quite rare in Ohio, but the tick population has exploded recently. We'll find out why, and why Lyme can be so hard to treat. We'll also hear from a heart surgeon whose daughter fell victim to anorexia, and get an evolutionary explanation of menopause.



  • Glen Needham, biologist and tick expert
  • Janet Decesare, Lyme Disease survivor, author of Ticked Off
  • Jon Stone, biologist at McMaster University
  • Kristen Hawkes, anthropologist at the University of Utah
  • Ismael Nuño, Medical Advisor for the Alfred Mann Institute of Bioengineering at University of Southern California, author of Spirit of the Heart