You Might Not Be Drinking Enough Water When You Hike

Jun 16, 2021

In Utah’s dry climate, you might not notice how much water you’re losing through sweat. Even for short, hour-long hikes, dehydration can set in faster than you realize, which can lead to serious complications like heat stroke and exhaustion. Dr. Emily Harold, sports medicine specialist at the ...

How Much Elbow Pain is Okay for Baseball Pitchers?

Jun 16, 2021

For baseball pitchers, a little bit of elbow soreness is normal—after all, there's no crying in baseball. But for pitchers experiencing frequent moderate pain after six innings, it may be time to see a professional. Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Peter Chalmers explains what to look for and why it’s ...

How to Treat Heat Stroke

Jun 15, 2021

Heavy exertion in the heat can lead to heat stroke. Some of the symptoms can include nausea, lightheadedness, and fatigue. Emergency physician Dr. Scott Youngquist explains what actions you should take and how emergency physicians might treat a person with heat stroke....

Sideshow: Ginger for Migraines

Jun 15, 2021

Mitch and Troy are back from speaking with their doctors about their migraines. They share their experience and treatment. Troy shares a medical article about the effectiveness of treating headaches with over the counter ginger supplements....

Child Organ Donation

Jun 14, 2021

Most parents have never thought about the difficult decision of whether or not you should donate your child’s organs when the unthinkable happens. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner discusses the potential benefits of pediatric organ donation and the considerations involved in the process....

E18: 7 Domains of Time

Jun 14, 2021

The joke goes, "Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana." Time theoretically runs at the same pace for every living species on this planet. But time can mean a lot of things to a lot of people. Our bodies align with time—how many heartbeats per minute, how much time we spend sleeping, ...

How to Get Help with Your Chronic Headaches

Jun 11, 2021

If you suffer from headaches more than 15 days in a month or weekly migraines, it may be a chronic headache disorder. The condition can be painful and disabling, but there are treatments available. Neurologist Dr. Jared Bartell explains what can be behind those chronic headaches and how seeing a ...

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