Wellness Wednesday: Treating Sepsis

Jan 29, 2020

New research at Ohio State University could lead to better treatments for the number one cause of death in hospitals: sepsis.

Sepsis is the body’s extreme reaction to an infection that can quickly lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. The CDC says at least 1.7 million Americans are affected each year.

Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides: the search for better sepsis treatments, the so-called “muscle confusion” exercise fad.


  • Gretchen Reynolds, columnist for the New York Times Well Blog
  • Kristen Foor, psychiatric nurse with Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Yizhou Dong, Ph.D., associate professor at the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy
  • Sonal Pannu, MBBS, critical care medicine, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

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