Wellness Wednesday: Local Fitness Center for People with Disabilities, Alternative Cancer Treatments
Obesity rates for people who have disabilities are higher for children and adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control. A new gym that’s opened in Dublin aims to combat that disparity and was started to help people with disabilities stay fit.
Today on Wellness Wednesday, the challenges of staying physically active facing those with disabilities. Also, a new study on alternative cancer treatments and the impact of substance abuse on family members.
- Peggy Mills, founder of UFiT and certified personal trainer
- John Wysocki, vice president of sports and programs, Special Olympics Ohio
- Dr. Skyler Johnson, chief resident in radiation oncology at Yale University, lead author of study published in JAMA Oncology
- Candace Hartzler, Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor, Author of “Learning to Love Differently: A healing pathway for families of addicts”