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Wellness Wednesday: Emotion Reliever, E-Doctors, Baby Blues

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Acetaminophen may reduce the pain of headache and heartache.

Acetaminophen, Tylenol's active ingredient, is a well-known headache reliever, but a new study found it may also blunt emotional pain--and pleasure. We'll discuss how America's most popular drug reduces fevers, joy and sorrow, and why it matters. 

Plus, we'll learn about the sometimes dangerous consequences of health care's transition from analog to digital, and discuss the importance of peer-to-peer counseling in treating postpartum depression.

Guests

Geoff Durso, psychology Ph.D. student at OSU 
Baldwin Way, assistant professor of psychology at OSU
Dr. Robert Wachter, professor at UC San Francisco, author of The Digital Doctor
Tonya Fulwider, director of the Perinatal Outreach and Encouragement for Moms at Mental Health America of Franklin County
Melissa Muguruza, actor in Give Mom the Mic
Becca Alexander, mentor and volunteer with POEM

Event
Friday, May 1 at 8 pm, at the Makoy Theater in Hilliard, POEM presents Give Mom the Mic: Tales from the Motherhood

This episode originally aired on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM