Healthy Friday on AM1370

Healthy Friday on AM1370

Fri, 08/20/2010 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Childhood obesity, underweight seniors, and Wilmot Cancer Center & Roswell Park's recent announcement on its research collaboration are discussed on this edition of Healthy Friday.

On Friday, August 20 at 12 noon on AM 1370/HD-FM 91.5-2 Healthy Friday host Elissa Orlando speaks with Dr. Steve Cook from the University of Rochester Medical Center about child health and obesity. Then at 1 p.m. Orlando is joined by Roswell Park President & CEO Donald L. Trump, MD, FACP, WNED Innovation Trail reporter Daniel Robinson, and Wilmot Cancer Center Director Dr. Richard Fisher to learn more about the possible collaboration between the two hospitals, which was announced early this week. To hear WXXI News' report on the announcement, click here. The program concludes with a discussion with Dr. Steve Ryan from Rochester General Health Systems on underweight seniors and the challenges they face trying to gain weight .

Healthy Friday is a monthly radio program devoted to your health. WXXI is the only station that gives you direct access to Rochester’s leading medical minds. Each month host Elissa Orlando tackles consumer health topics from living with breast cancer, to managing diabetes.

Interested in reading more about health, nutrition and healthcare reform, visit WXXI's Health page by clicking here.