Wellness Wednesday: Bariatric Surgery, Brain Stimulation and Birth Control Apps
A new option for obese individuals trying to lose weigh removes some food through a stomach tube and has just been approved by the FDA. Also, brain stimulation by electric shocks is becoming a more popular method to maintain alertness. And, birth control apps are making it easier for some woman to get their birth control without having to visit the doctor's office.
- Dr. Stacy Brethauer, Bariatric Surgeon, Cleveland Clinic and President-Elect, The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
- Dr. Andy McKinley, Biomedical Engineer, Wright Patterson Air Force Research Laboratory
- Pam Belluck, Health and Science Writer, The New York Times
- Dr. Jason Hwang, Chief Medical Officer, Lemonaid
This show originally aired on June 29, 2016 at 11 a.m.