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Aug 17, 2021

The Male Urinary Problem That Won’t Just Go Away

Sometime in your 40s or 50s you might notice that you wake up a lot more at night, to go to the bathroom. It’s something that happens to men when their prostate enlarges. Stephen Summers, MD gives his expert opinion.

Jun 07, 2021

Take Control of Your Health During Men’s Health

June is Men’s Health Month, making it a great time for men to get schedule preventive health checkups. Only three out of five men get an annual physical and more than 40 percent of men only go to the doctor when they have a serious medical condition.

Feb 03, 2021

Peyronie's Disease: Curved Penis Symptoms & Treatment

Do you know what causes bent penis? It's called Peyronie's disease and refers to penises with curvature or deformity that can cause pain, make it difficult to get or keep an erection, or have any sexual function at all. Learn more about this condition.

Jan 06, 2021

5 Common Erectile Dysfunction Causes

Conditions like vascular disease, surgery, diabetes, and medications are some of the top causes of erectile dysfunction. If you suffer from ED, schedule an evaluation with your doctor and get the help you need

Dec 02, 2020

Male Infertility – It’s More Common Than You Think

Infertility can feel alienating – for a couple, and for each individual partner, but in reality, it affects many couples. Fifteen percent of men experience infertility. Find out more about evaluation and treatment for this condition.

Nov 04, 2020

Diabetes Awareness Month: Diabetes, ED, & Infertility

Did you know that diabetes can contribute to erectile dysfunction and other men’s health conditions? Find out more about why treating your diabetes is important. Get more education on diabetes awareness.

The Scope

Sideshow: Scot Swallows a Crown

Sep 14, 2021

Dental crowns are notoriously expensive and a hassle to have installed. Say one were to fall out and you accidentally swallowed it, what would you do? Scot, Troy, and Mitch brainstorm foreign object retrieval methods and learn when you should go to the ER if you swallow something you shouldn’t.

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E23: 7 Domains of Vaccination

Sep 14, 2021

As a society, we have seen many health crises—smallpox, measles, polio, influenza, and most recently, COVID-19. With viruses and diseases also come vaccinations. But with how much we know, there is still so much we don't know about our immune system. How do vaccines work to protect us against viruses? Where do viruses come from in the first place? Can vaccines weaken our immune system? It's hard to get rid of bad information when you don't have the knowledge needed to make the best decision. Dr. Kirtly Jones discusses the risk-benefit ratio of vaccines as she explores the history of vaccination.

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What to Expect When Your Son Reaches Puberty

Sep 12, 2021

As a boy begins to mature, their body and mind go through a lot of changes. It can be tough not only for kids but for their parents too. From growth spurts - and the appetites to match - to strange smells to general moodiness, Dr. Cindy Gellner shares her expertise to prepare parents for raising a boy going through puberty.

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The COVID Vaccine is Safe During Pregnancy

Sep 9, 2021

During pregnancy, your top priority is to keep your child safe and healthy. We know the dangers of COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2. But is the vaccine safe for you and your developing child? Dr. Kirtly Jones shares the latest research about the safety of COVID-19 vaccines in pregnant women—and women trying to become pregnant—and takes a hard look at the most common misconceptions surrounding the topic.

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