Wellness Wednesday from The Current®

Wellness Wednesday from The Current

Every Wednesday The Current’s Morning Show host Jill Riley connects with experts and local personalities for some real talk about keeping our minds and bodies healthy—from staying safe in the music scene, to exercising during a pandemic, to life coaching and personal journaling.

Wellness Wednesday is hosted by Jill Riley, and produced by Anna Weggel and Jay Gabler. Our theme music is a portion of the song “F.B. One Number 2” by Christian Bjoerklund under the Non Commercial Share Alike 3.0 International License.

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Wellness Wednesday from The Current is sponsored by UCare.

Wellness Wednesday: Grappling with vaccine anxiety

Whether you've already been vaccinated against COVID-19 or are still waiting your turn in line, you may be experiencing anxiety. Jill asked psychiatrist Sophia Albott to share advice for managing feelings of nervousness or guilt.

Wellness Wednesday: Cancer screening and prevention

The urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic has understandably been causing many people to sideline other aspects of their health, but unfortunately cancer won't rest while we fight the coronavirus. Some screening can be done remotely, and there are things you can do every day to help prevent cancers from forming in your body.

Wellness Wednesday: Talking with kids about tough topics

Parents want to protect their kids, but it's also important to be honest about sad or scary things happening in the world. Child development expert Abigail Gewirtz talks about how - and when - to have those tough conversations with children.

Wellness Wednesday: Protecting your hearing in the earphone era

In the past year, headphone use and earbud use is going up, especially with people working from home and all the online and Zoom meetings. We were chatting around the office about whether or not that's going to have an impact on our hearing going forward. And we thought all right, we better call up an expert.