PBS Logo NPR Logo
Public Media for Central Pennsylvania

Conversations Live: Ozempic, Weight Loss and Health

Aired Thursday, January 18, 2024

A new class of weight-loss drugs is helping a growing number of people lose weight and keep it off. We talk with two experts about the role of genetics, diet and exercise when it comes to weight, and medications like Ozempic.


Anne DanahyAnne Danahy
WPSU Reporter


Taraneh Soleymani, MDTaraneh Soleymani, MD
Director, Obesity Medicine at Penn State Health
William Wagner, DOWilliam Wagner, DO
Family Medicine, Mount Nittany Health

More Episodes

glass viles
Conversations Live

COVID-19 Vaccination

Posted on March 5, 2021

As COVID-19 vaccines are distributed in Pennsylvania and across the country, there are still questions and concerns. How effective are the vaccines? Can someone transmit the virus even after getting vaccinated? When will things return to “normal”?


Lindsey Whissel, Tom Butzler and John Esslinger on the set of Conversations Live
Conversations Live

Get Your Garden On! (Summer 2015)

Posted on June 25, 2015

As springs turns into summer and everything is in bloom, it’s might be tempting to sit back and smell the roses, but the coming months pose a critical time for gardeners. WPSU’s Lindsey Whissel and guests Tom Butzler and John Esslinger discuss how you can best protect your plants and help your garden thrive.


More from Conversations Live »