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Wellness Wednesday: Health Dollars, Binge Drinking, Doc Shortage


Most glossy college brochures don't include statistics on the school's rates of binge drinking, but the NIH says alcohol abuse on campuses is costing the country big time-- in dollars and in lives. This hour we'll look at how Universities are curbing the trend. We'll also take a look at the power of money to motivate good health habits, and the effect of the doctor shortage on the healthcare mandate.


  • Marc Mitchell, University of Toronto PhD candidate
  • Jenna Johnson, reporter, Washington Post
  • William Burke, Dean of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dublin