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Mar 08, 2021

Choosing the Right Breast Surgeon

Choosing a surgeon for your breast augmentation can be difficult and time consuming. With so many things to consider – facility, surgeon qualifications and experience, previous work – it’s important that you do your research.

Nov 12, 2020

The 411 on Laser Hair Removal

Body hair—it’s something we spend lots of time, energy, and money on removing. Whether you’re tired of shaving your legs or armpits or pained by waxing that upper lip, laser hair removal may be a good choice for you.

Jun 24, 2020

Skin Health and Face Masks

If you wear glasses and are helping slow the spread of coronavirus by wearing a mask, you’ve probably experienced foggy lenses the moment you put on the mask. What to do? An optical shop expert at the John A. Moran Eye Center shares some tips.

Jan 08, 2020

New Year, New You, & Microneedling Too

Microneedling has been around since the mid 90s, but has recently become more popular. If you haven’t heard of it, an aesthetician uses a SkinPen® with small needles to puncture the first layer of skin. Start the New Year with a new you and try microneedling.

Dec 11, 2019

Don't Let Winter Zap Your Skin

Dry skin is a harmless condition, but the accompanying itchiness, redness, and unpleasing appearance of rough, dry skin can be aggravating.

Nov 11, 2019

The Basics of Botox

Thinking about Botox? Who uses it and how does it work? Find out from specialist Eric Cerrati, MD.

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What the New FDA Salt Guidelines Means for You

Oct 21, 2021

Recent studies have shown that people in the U.S. consume too much salt in their daily diet, in some cases over 30% of the recommended amount. A high sodium diet can lead to serious health conditions like hypertension, heart disease, and stroke. In response, the FDA has issued new guidelines for food manufacturers and individuals about how much salt to put in food. Dr. Kirtly Jones explains what the new recommendations mean for you and your favorite foods.

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90: Mitch's Two Year Quitversary

Oct 19, 2021

After a decade of smoking and vaping, producer Mitch quit. Yet, it hasn't all been rainbows and unicorns. After two years, Mitch still finds himself struggling with occasional cravings. Cessation specialist Edlira Farka with Huntsman Cancer Institute's Center for HOPE Tobacco Cessation Program joins the celebration and explains why quitting smoking is a lifetime marathon, not a sprint.

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What You Need to Know About Fertility Treatments: After Age 40

Oct 14, 2021

For women over the age of 40 looking to get pregnant, it is important to start working with a fertility specialist sooner than later. The treatment options available become more limited as we age, so finding the right doctor to help with conception can be a crucial step in your fertility plan. Dr. Kirtly Jones speaks with fertility expert Dr. Erica Johnstone about helping women over 40 become pregnant.

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Sideshow: Battlefield Acupuncture

Oct 12, 2021

Troy shares a recent study that shows evidence that acupuncture of the ear may help treat back pain. But how does producer Mitch already know about battlefield acupuncture and how it’s practiced?

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