Guests: Kim Walsh-Childers, Ph.D., a health expert and professor in the UF College of Journalism and Communications, discusses the era of health-information overload, plus she reveals stunning stats about overtreatment and gives tips for how to be a savvy consumer of health news. Plus, fitness guru Marta Montenegro, creator of the Montenegro Method, busts some fitness myths. Also, Bridget busts Ted’s chops about BMI.
About the Host
Ted Spiker is an associate professor of journalism at the University of Florida who specializes in health writing. He’s a former editor at Men’s Health magazine whose work has appeared in many other publications, and he is the co-author of about a dozen books, including the best-selling YOU: The Owner’s Manual series with Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Michael Roizen.
About the Co-Host
Bridget Grogan is a multimedia news manager for WUFT with a specialization in television news. She has worked at WUFT as a news manager for 13 years. her experience also includes experience reporting, anchoring, and serving as a radio news director. She teaches courses in television news to broadcasting and journalism students in UF's College of Journalism and Communications.