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All Sides with Ann Fisher

Wellness Wednesday: Caffeine, Cycling, Evidence-Based Medicine


About 63 million Americans start the day with a cup of coffee, and most of them suffer no ill effects. But the caffeine in our beverages has real health consequences. This hour we'll take a look at the US's  most popular and least regulated drug. Then we'll see how cycling stacks up as a way to get fit, and get the latest on evidence-based medicine.


  • Murray Carpenter, author of Caffeinated: How our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts and Hooks Us
  • Dr. John Swartzberg, Chair of the Editorial Board at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health Wellness Letter
  • Bernadette Melnyk, Dean of the College of Nursing, Associate Vice President for Health Promotion, Chief Wellness Officer at Ohio State