Modern HIV Diagnosis is No Longer a Death Sentence

Dec 1, 2022

A positive HIV diagnosis is not something to be taken lightly, but with modern treatments, the diagnosis is no longer a death sentence. Today’s HIV-positive patients can expect to live long and happy lives—even without taking 20 pills a day. HIV specialist Adam Spivak, MD, talks about how HIV ...

Emotional Responses to an Unplanned Pregnancy

Nov 30, 2022

About half of pregnancies in the United States are unplanned. Not every pregnancy journey is the same, and with the spectrum of an unplanned pregnancy comes a spectrum of different reactions and emotions. Women's health expert Kirtly Jones, MD, talks with Jamie Hales, LCSW, clinical manager for ...

121: Fatherhood, The Core 4, and More

Nov 29, 2022

Life fundamentally changes the day a man becomes a father. Two months ago, Troy became a dad, and we wanted to check in and see how he is doing. Troy shares observations and thoughts about fatherhood, how it’s impacting his Core 4 (nutrition, activity, emotional health, and sleep), and his ...

The Best Toy For Your Child's Development at Every Age

Nov 28, 2022

Pick out the perfect toy for your kids, grandkids, nieces, and nephews this holiday season by knowing how it helps their physical, mental, and social development. Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, talks about the five stages of child development, what children learn during each one, and how the right ...

The Link Between Family Medical History and Your Health

Nov 24, 2022

Your family’s medical history is one of the most important indicators of your future health and is valuable information for your doctor. Thanksgiving is National Family History day and is a great time to ask your relatives about your family's medical history. Genetic Counselor Wendy Kohlmann, MS, ...

120: Just a Bunch of Dudes Being Grateful

Nov 23, 2022

Do you know what's fun? Hearing guys talk about what they are grateful for in their lives. Who would have guessed? And many men are also surprised that simply expressing gratitude in writing improved their mood and reduced anger, stress, and anxiety. It might sound ridiculous, but it works. Learn ...

How to Know if Your Child has an Eating Disorder

Nov 21, 2022

The rate of eating disorders among children under 12 has increased by 119% since 2020. Anorexia is the third most common chronic disorder among kids, behind asthma and obesity. Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, explains what could be causing this increase and how to identify the most common red flags ...

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