Wellness Wednesday: Preventing ADHD, Cancer and Obesity

Apr 3, 2013

11:00 This episode of Wellness Wednesday will feature new information correlating sunlight exposure and the prevalence of ADHD. We'll also check in with two Ohio health professionals who are enrolling volunteers in an innovative cancer study. Last, we'll talk about the success of teen mentors in childhood obesity prevention. Guests

  • L. Eugene Arnold, psychiatrist at the Nisonger Center, Wexner Medical Center
  • Susan Olivo-Marston, professor at OSU’s College of Public Health
  • James Dye, regional vice president of the American Cancer Society
  • Bernadette Melnyk, Dean of the College of Nursing, Associate Vice President for Health Promotion, Chief Wellness Officer at Ohio State


April 11, the American Cancer Society is enrolling volunteers in our Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) at the Riffe Center. Anyone between the ages of 30 and 65 who has no personal diagnosis of cancer, other than skin cancer, can sign up to help find better ways to prevent cancer. Go to ColumbusCPS3.org to schedule an appointment.