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The Scope

You Are More Likely to Die from an Opioid Overdose than a Car Crash

Jan 17, 2019

It may shock you, but recent studies show you are more likely to die from an opioid overdose than automobile accidents, falls or even a firearm assault. Pediatric emergency medicine physician Dr. Jennifer Plumb talks about the extreme dangers of opioids, and how changing our way of thinking can make ourselves safer and smarter around the drugs.

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Top 5 Children's Health Topics (According to a Pediatrician)

Jan 15, 2019

Parents worry, naturally. "Is my child developing normally?" "Why isn't my child eating?" "Will eating carrots improve my child's eyesight?" As The Healthy Kids Zone celebrates five years, Dr. Cindy Gellner goes through her list of top five children's health topics that parents should know about before bringing their child in to see the pediatrician.

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Health Hack: Use Cardboard and a T-Shirt to Help with a Broken Bone

Jan 11, 2019

Broken bones hurt all the way up until you get a cast on it. On today’s Health Hack, emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen explains how to make a simple DIY splint to help immobilize an injured limb while you wait for treatment.

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6 Reasons Women Love Men Who Get a Vasectomy

Jan 8, 2019

Vasectomies make men sexy. At least according to urologist and reproductive specialist Dr. Alexander Pastuszak. Dr. Pastuszak discusses six reasons why women might want men to get the procedure, as well as strategies for how a woman can start the discussion about permanent birth control with her male partner.

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