April 13th 2019 - Dr. Jennifer Wessels, Julie Weber, Dr. Kim Waterhouse, Dr. Theresa Schwartz, & Sarah Mudd

Health Matters
Friday, April 12th
In this week’s edition of Health Matters, cohost Dr. Jennifer Wessels, Vice President of Medical Affairs for SSM Health Medical Group and a family medicine physician, discusses e-cigarette dangers for adolescents, UN healthy diet study, acute flaccid myelitis update, chicken pox parties, and CBD sales at CVS and Walgreens. Julie Weber, director of the Missouri Poison Center at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, has more on the new FDA warning about vaping possibly linked to seizures in young adults. Dr. Kim Waterhouse, allergy and immunology physician for the SSM Health Medical Group in St. Charles County, has tips to cope with springtime allergies.  SLU Care's Dr. Theresa Schwartz, breast cancer surgeon at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital, discusses a new FDA rule regarding breast density information being offered to women after mammograms. April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Sarah Mudd, therapist at SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles, joins us to talk about alcoholism, alcohol use disorders and treatment options. Plus -- our health tip for the week from our co-host Dr. Jennifer Wessels on eating healthy while eating out.