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How to Talk to Your Doctor About Headaches

Jun 18, 2021

Headaches are very common, with many treatment options available. Yet, many people suffer with headache pain without ever speaking to a doctor. Don’t suffer in silence. Headache specialist Dr. Karly Pippitt shares the best strategies to prepare for a discussion with your doctor about your headaches so you can get the best treatment for you.

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You Should Now Get Your Colorectal Cancer Screenings at 45

Jun 16, 2021

Forty-five is the new fifty, at least when it comes to screening for colorectal cancer. New guidelines from the American Cancer Society suggest patients start screening for deadly cancer earlier. Dr. Priyanka Kanth from Huntsman Cancer Institute explains why the change in the screening age and how catching cancer early can save your life.

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E18: 7 Domains of Time

Jun 15, 2021

The joke goes, "Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana." Time theoretically runs at the same pace for every living species on this planet. But time can mean a lot of things to a lot of people. Our bodies align with time—how many heartbeats per minute, how much time we spend sleeping, how many days until a woman's next menstrual cycle. When you're younger you have all the time in the world. And when you're older you might feel there's not enough time. Time, though often used to measure durations, can also measure how we live our lives.

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Sideshow: Ginger for Migraines

Jun 15, 2021

Mitch and Troy are back from speaking with their doctors about their migraines. They share their experience and treatment. Troy shares a medical article about the effectiveness of treating headaches with over the counter ginger supplements.

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