Biden trade policy, Ozempic and obesity

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A large banner that says "Bidenomics" can be seen behind President Biden as he speaks from a stage.
President Joe Biden waves as he gives a speech Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023, at Ingeteam Inc. in Milwaukee, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

We talk to an international trade economist about how Biden’s policy approaches compare to previous administrations. Then, a weight management doctor joins us to look at issues with obesity and the impact of weight-loss drugs like Ozempic.

Featured in this Show

  • How Biden economic and trade policy compares to previous administrations

    President Biden has continued Trump-era tariffs and deviated from previous Democratic administrations with aspects of his trade policy. An international trade economist joins us to compare the current President’s approach to previous administrations.

  • What new stronger anti-diabetes drugs can tell us about obesity — and controlling it

    Anti-diabetes treatment drugs like Ozempic have already been in use to help combat obesity. But new stronger versions are proving that excessive weight gain has more to do with biology than with how hard you work to exercise and eat better. We talk about why with a diabetes and weight lost management expert from the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Avik Chakrabarti Guest
  • Dr. Lisa Morselli Guest

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