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Wellness Wednesday: Mental Healthcare, E-Cigarettes, Teen Health


We Americans do almost everything electronically: Write, date, even smoke. E-cigarettes have become popular in the last 10 years, and recently use among teenagers has spiked. This hour we'll examine the health benefits and risks of this smoking alternative. We'll also take a look at Obamacare's mental health provisions, and at the mind-body connection in teens.


  • Hugh Wirtz, CEO, The Ohio Council of Behavioral Health & Family Services Providers
  • Jed Rose, Director, Center for Smoking Cessation at Duke University
  • Bernadette Melnyk, Dean of the School of Nursing at OSU