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Jun 17, 2022

Embrace Your Face to Uncover Skin Solutions

When you look at your face in the mirror, do you tend to focus on your blemishes such as acne scarring, redness, hyperpigmentation, broken blood vessels, or uneven skin texture? A wide variety of aesthetic services can treat your skin, boost your confidence, and improve your quality of life.

Jun 09, 2022

Escriba su camino a la felicidad

Cuando reflexiona sobre su día, ¿qué es lo que más destaca? Lo más probable es que sea algo negativo porque nuestros cebreros están programados a aferarnos a lo malo más que a lo bueno. Aquí hay un método para mejorar su salud mental y traer esos momentos positivos a la vanguardia de su mente.

Jun 09, 2022

Write Your Way to Happiness

When you reflect on your day, what stands out the most? Chances are, it’s something negative—because our brains are wired to latch onto the bad more than the good. Here is a method to boost your mental health by bringing those positive moments to the forefront.

Jun 08, 2022

Common Summer Injuries

Summer is a wonderful time of year when people tend to spend a lot of time outdoors. However, with more people out and about, summer is also a time when more people show up in the emergency room from injuries that could have been avoided. Here are a few simple safety tips.

Jun 08, 2022

Cómo hablar con sus hijos tras una amenaza en la escuela

Las escenas de violencia y las amenazas han sido cada vez más frecuentes en los campus escolares de todo el país. Aquí se puede informar de cómo puede hablar con sus hijos tras una amenaza en la escuela.

Jun 08, 2022

Endulza su día en forma natural

Muchos de nosotros tenemos antojo de dulces a pesar de que sabemos que estos alimentos pueden no ser la opción más saludable. Las investigaciones demuestran que comer demasiado azúcar puede provocar aumento de peso, diabetes, enfermedades del hígado graso, aumento de la inflamación y aumento de la presión arterial . Especialmente en el caso de los niños, el exceso de azúcar añadido aumenta el riesgo de enfermedades cardiovasculares, obesidad y diabetes .

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S5E23: Healing Intergenerational Trauma

Jun 22, 2022

Trauma—physical, emotional, and mental—can be passed down to us from our parents and family members in the way we are raised. As defined by the Office for Institutional Equity at Duke—Inter-generational trauma is a concept developed to help explain years of generational challenges within families. It is the transmission or sending down to younger generations, of the oppressive or traumatic effects of a historical event. In an intimate conversation, Mariam and Lina reflect on intergenerational trauma from their lived experiences as immigrants, and talk about the importance of trauma-informed healthcare.

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106: Robb Has a Heart Attack

Jun 21, 2022

Despite years of healthy living that is downright enviable, listener Robb recently had a life-threatening "turning point" that has left him with a new appreciation for his health. Hear one man's experience with a heart attack and the change in attitude it's inspired in his own life.

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The Basics: Why is Your Baby Crying?

Jun 21, 2022

New parents may be surprised at just how often their baby cries. It is their main form of communication after all. Hungry, bored, in need of a diaper change, they will cry for many reasons - and often. Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, goes over the basics of crying for parents. From newborn to teenager, learn how to understand your child’s crying and how best to respond with advice from an expert.

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E32: 7 Domains of Crying

Jun 16, 2022

Humans are the only species that cry emotional tears, and we don't make them until around two months old—around the same time the "social smile" appears. As humans age, we often keep the emotional tears but leave the crying out loud behind. Some cry more than others. Some don't cry at all. Anthropologist Polly Wiessner, actress-turned-reverend Carolyn Swift Jones, and Scot Singpiel and Mitch Sears—hosts of Who Cares About Men's Health?— join this episode of 7 Domains of Women's Health to talk about why we cry, what it signals to others, and crying's effects and impacts on our health.

Listen to Dr. Jones talk with the Who Cares guys about how emotional availability can improve your life on Who Cares About Men's Health.

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