Stressed? Mindfulness Exercise Can Relax Your Mind and Body

Jul 16, 2019

Dr. Paul Thielking teaches an eight-week mind and body skills group for cancer patients. He walks us through a mindfulness and breathing exercise to help with relaxation. Although developed for cancer patients, this breathing exercise works for anyone....

How to Fix Droopy Eyelids?

Jul 10, 2019

For many people, as we age, our eyelids may begin to droop. This can leave a tired appearance or in some cases even limit peripheral vision. Eyelid rejuvenation is a cosmetic procedure that can improve the look and functionality of your eyelids. Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Eric Cerrati explores the ...

What is Gout and Am I At Risk?

Jul 9, 2019

You may have heard about gout in history class, but it’s still around today. In fact, if anyone in your family has suffered from the condition, you may be at risk. Dr. Tom Miller explains what causes gout, how to prevent it, and the potential treatments available for this painful disease. ...

Virtual Reality Could Rehabilitate Offenders of Domestic Violence

Jul 3, 2019

Virtual reality therapy is being investigated as a way to induce empathy in violent offenders. Dr. Maria V. Sanchez-Vives has been studying potential uses of VR in cognitive therapy and neuroscience. She talks about how the interventions work, the results of her research, and how this groundbreaking...

An Insect Bite Bigger than a Quarter – Should You Go See a Doctor?

Jul 2, 2019

Ever had a very large, inflamed insect bite and freaked out? Dr. Tom Miller talks to Dr. Mark Eliason about the body’s defenses when it comes to bug bites, how you can treat most bites safely at home, and when you should seek treatment from a physician....

Health Hack: Sit Less at Work

Jun 28, 2019

Sitting for long periods of time may be as harmful to your health as obesity and smoking. On today’s Health Hack, Dr. Troy Madsen has a few ways you can get up and moving throughout the day to stay healthy....

FDA Approves New Weight Loss Pill—Does it Work?

Jun 27, 2019

Plenity is a new FDA-approved medical device that claims to help lose weight by making you feel full before meals. It is swallowed like a pill and has the potential to help the nearly 40 percent of people in the United States struggling with obesity. But does it actually work? Women' health expert ...

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