6 Reasons Women Love Men Who Get a Vasectomy

Feb 26, 2020

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 ...

Small Breast Sizes Are Also at Risk of Breast Cancer

Feb 20, 2020

When it comes to developing breast cancer, size does not matter. A smaller breast does not lead to a smaller risk of developing a tumor. Women's health expert, Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones speaks with breast imaging specialist Dr. Helene Mrose about what really impacts the chances of developing breast ...

New Treatment Available for Urethral Strictures

Feb 19, 2020

A urethral stricture can seriously impact a man’s life. Previous treatments available had low success rate, but there are new options available to treat the condition. Dr. Jeremy B. Myers talks about the causes of urethral strictures and what urologists can do to fix them....

Random Acts of Kindness Can Make You Healthier

Feb 14, 2020

You're in the drive-thru and the person in front of you bought your order. You should do the same for the person behind you because not only is it fun to keep the chain of kindness going, but it also can improve your health. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talkes about the health benefits of being kind....

Did Scientists Really Find a Universal Cancer Treatment?

Feb 12, 2020

Headlines are talking about a new one-size-fits-all type of cancer treatment. Are these claims real or are they just hype? Dr. John Phillips, professor of hematology at University of Utah Health has been involved with the potentially groundbreaking research. Learn more about what this study really ...

How to Protect Yourself From the Coronavirus

Feb 11, 2020

Is COVID-19 really as dangerous as it’s portrayed in the media? How can you best protect yourself from getting sick? Emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen explains why coronavirus is closer to a really bad flu and how taking typical flu-season precautions can keep you from becoming infected. Learn ...

The Four Types of Love: Some Are Healthy, Some Are Not

Feb 10, 2020

As Valentine’s Day approaches, think about how you use the word “love” in your life. You love your significant other, your kids, your friends and your siblings in different ways. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about the research behind these types of affection and why our loved ones make us ...

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