Expert Health News & Information

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Jul 20, 2022

Hoja informativa sobre la seguridad ante el sol

El verano ha llegado y eso significa largas horas de sol y diversión en las barbacoas del patio trasero, los parques acuáticos y los partidos de fútbol. Mientras disfruta de los rayos del sol, asegúrese de seguir estos consejos de protección solar.

Jul 20, 2022

Sun Safety Tips For You and Your Family

Summer has arrived—and that means long hours of sun and fun at backyard barbecues, water parks, and ballparks. If you’re out in the sun, be sure to follow these protection tips.

Jul 20, 2022

Orientación nutricional para mujeres en periodo de lactancia

Lo que una madre lactante come y bebe puede afectar lo que se transmite a su bebé a través de la leche materna. Durante el embarazo y el posparto, es importante tomar decisiones saludables para favorecer el crecimiento y el desarrollo del bebé.

Jul 20, 2022

Nutrition Guidance for Breastfeeding Women

What a lactating mother eats and drinks can affect what is passed on to her baby through breastmilk. During pregnancy and the postpartum period, it’s important to make healthy choices to promote growth and development for the baby.

Jul 19, 2022

Seguridad y prevención de quemaduras en verano

El verano es una época maravillosa del año. Sin embargo, los incendios y las quemaduras no se toman vacaciones en verano. Lea estos consejos de seguridad y siga estas recomendaciones pueden ayudar a garantizar que sea un verano seguro y divertido.

Jul 19, 2022

Summertime Burn Safety and Prevention

Summer is a wonderful time of year. However, fire and burn injuries do not take a summer vacation. Knowing a few safety tips and following these recommendations can help ensure it will be a safe and fun summer!

The Scope

113: Just How Painful is a Kidney Stone?

Aug 16, 2022

Did you know a kidney stone is more painful than childbirth and the amputation of a finger? Troy has seen the pain first hand in the ER. Urologist John Smith, MD, is back to explain what causes kidney stones, how they’re treated and - most importantly - four ways to prevent a stone from forming.

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What to Do After Your Teen Runs Away

Aug 12, 2022

If your teen has run away from home, the first priority is finding them and ensuring they’re safe. But what should you do after they safely return home? Amanda McNab, MSW, LCSW, suggests the steps parents should take to understand why your teenager ran away in the first place—and start to rebuild the relationship in a healthy way to prevent future runaways.

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The Basics: Your Child’s Vaccination Schedule

Aug 10, 2022

For new parents, it can be hard to keep your child’s vaccines straight. When do they get DTAP? What is MMR? Does my child really need all of these shots? Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, has the answers about vaccines for kids—from birth to college. On this episode of The Basics, learn more about recommended vaccines, when they should be received, and how to ensure your kid grows up with the maximum protection against infections.

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What Vitamins and Supplements for Men Actually Work?

Aug 10, 2022

Supplements marketed to men come with plenty of promises. Get stronger. Feel younger. Live longer. But which claims are backed by research—and which are nothing more than empty promises? Thunder Jalili, PhD, a nutritionist and professor at University of Utah Health, discusses the two supplements with the most evidence for health benefits—and which supplements men should avoid.

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