Wellness Wednesday: Ambulance Bills, Big Vape, and Caregiving

Nov 29, 2017

Twenty one states protect consumers against surprise medical costs, but a recently published study shows that even the most common hospital services such as the use of ground ambulances can run up the bill for basic services.

Then, we explore the booming e-cigarette industry, government regulation of vaping, and its consequences for your health. Later, a discussion of caregiving for elderly parents and emerging norms from our aging population.


  • Melissa Bailey, correspondent, Kaiser Health News
  • Liza Gross, senior editor,¬†PLOS Biology
  • Chris Szabo, owner and fitness instructor at Szabo¬†Fitness