ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The most recent edition of Health Matters Presented by SSM Health provides KMOX listeners with an in-depth look at several hot button medical issues.
One of the big topics discussed in this week's show is the Trump Administration's call for flavored e-cigarettes to be banned. Our co-host Dr. Jennifer Wessels, a family medicine physician and VP of Medical Affairs for SSM Health, talks about stopping teen vaping and addressing the ongoing health concerns over vaping and serious lung illnesses.
We also talk with geriatrician Dr. Timothy Pratt, CMO at SSM Health St. Clare Hospital about a new study that finds marriage helps lower your chance of developing dementia.
Plus, we talk with RN Amanda Meyer, a diabetes specialist at SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital in Lake St. Louis about a new report that shows Americans with diabetes are doing a poor job controlling their diabetes.
And we find out how SSM Health is working to improve fitness for St. Charles County residents — through a new and fun challenge.
Listen to this week's show below: