ER or Not: Sudden Severe Headache

Sep 23, 2020

You are suddenly hit with a severe headache that you’ve never experienced before. Maybe you pass out; maybe it makes you sick to your stomach. Should you go to the ER? Emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen says these “thunderclap headaches” might be a sign of something much more serious. On this...

Why Women Experience Heart Attack Symptoms Differently Than Men

Sep 3, 2020

A heart attack affects men and women in the same way, but the different sexes experience the symptoms differently. Many women even dismiss the symptoms. Cardiologist Dr. John Ryan talks about why women’s symptoms are different, what symptoms women should look out for and why women shouldn’t ...

How to Get Your Child Off the Pacifier

Aug 31, 2020

For many parents, the pacifier was a godsend in helping soothe their infant—especially for those fussy late nights. But prolonged use of the binky may lead to dental problems and orthodontic work, and in some cases, even hinder speech development. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains when and ...

The Importance of Exercise for Aging Women

Aug 27, 2020

For women over 50, it’s “move it or lose it,” says women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones. Weak bones from osteoporosis or creaky joints from arthritis are more likely to develop with age. The best way to prevent these conditions is exercise. Dr. Jones highlights the importance of ...

Best Ways to Treat a Nail Fungus

Aug 26, 2020

Nail fungus can cause thick, discolored nails, and, for some patients, it can even be painful. An Internet search will bring up plenty of ways to treat the condition, but which ones are best? Dermatologist Dr. Christopher Hull discusses what nail fungus actually is, why it’s so hard to get rid of,...

How to Treat a Dog Bite

Aug 19, 2020

For dogs you know, a dog bite should be treated like a laceration and watched for signs of infection. But for deeper wounds and those from strange dogs, it might be time for a trip to the ER. Emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen takes us step by step—from what you should do after being bitten to ...

Three Reasons Men Should Visit a Urologist Immediately

Aug 18, 2020

Slow flow? History of prostate problems? Erectile dysfunction? A visit to the urologist is not the most fun way to spend an afternoon but for men experiencing certain symptoms, a check-up could be life-saving. Urologist Dr. John Smith explores three urological symptoms and conditions that need to be...

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