How Jury Duty Can Impact a Woman’s Health

Aug 15, 2019

t may not seem like it, but being called away to jury duty can have a big impact on the Seven Domains of Women’s Health—especially if you’re a working mother. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explains the history of women serving on juries, how it can impact your health, and how to appeal your summons ...

Rhinoplasty to Improve Breathing

Aug 14, 2019

Rhinoplasty is not just a cosmetic procedure, it can be performed to improve your breathing as well. It is a low risk operation, but with any procedure on your face, you may have questions and concerns. Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Eric Cerrati discusses what you can expect before, during and after the ...

"I Thought It Was Covered?" Why You May Receive a Bill After Your Child’s Well Visit

Aug 12, 2019

You've taken your child to scheduled well visits, but a few weeks later, you receive a bill in the mail for their care. Aren’t well visits covered by insurance? Dr. Cindy Gellner explains what happens on the billing side of pediatrics and how you may have accidentally asked for extra services ...

Rising Costs Force Some with Diabetes to Sacrifice Basic Needs for Medicine

Aug 12, 2019

Millions of Americans with diabetes inject themselves with insulin every day, or multiple times a day, to manage their disease. While that’s hard enough the soaring price of the drug has made things that much harder. Nurse practitioner and researcher Dr. Michelle Litchman discusses the plight of ...

Is Breast Cancer On the Rise in Young Women?

Aug 8, 2019

A recent study shows an increase in diagnoses of breast cancer in young women. Is some external factor increasing the rate of cancer, or are we just diagnosing more cases? Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones dives deep into the study and shares her findings....

What Causes Peyronie’s Disease and Is it Treatable?

Aug 7, 2019

Peyronie’s disease is the development of fibrous tissue in the penis that can cause curved and painful erections. Up to 13 percent of men may have the condition, yet that number could be much higher as most men don’t talk about it. It’s an extremely treatable condition, but you need to see a ...

Professional Tips for Helping Your Struggling Teen

Aug 5, 2019

Middle school and high school can be tough. Between peer pressure, body changes, and bullies, a lot can impact your teen’s performance in school. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner shares her experience on how you can talk to your kids about what’s causing their grades to slip—and how to help them...

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