How Bad Air Quality Affects Your Health

Dec 17, 2018

We know the air is bad if we can see it. But what’s actually in the air? Kerry Kelly, associate director of the Program for Air Quality, Health, and Society, answers questions about inversion, including what contributes to the air quality, how it affects you, and how you can protect yourself ...

Health Hack: How to Treat a Broken Toe at Home

Dec 14, 2018

Have you stubbed your toe bad enough you think you may have broken it? Save yourself an expensive trip to the ER—emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen explains how you can do the same procedure you'd receive at an urgent care....

Top 5 Women's Health Topics (According to a Women's Health Expert)

Dec 13, 2018

The Seven Domains of Women's Health covers all parts of a woman's life: physical, emotional, social, intellectual, environmental, financial, and spiritual. As the show celebrates five years, Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones goes through her list of top five favorite women's health topics....

Top 5 Pediatric Health Concerns (According to The Scope Radio's Listeners)

Dec 11, 2018

As parents, we want to make sure our children are safe and healthy. We worry when they cough too much or eat too little. As The Healthy Kids Zone celebrates five years, Dr. Cindy Gellner breaks down the top five health concerns for children—according to parents—and not so surprisingly, coughs ...

Is Fluoride in Drinking Water Bad?

Dec 7, 2018

There are some people that say fluoride is bad for you, but is it? In the past 50 years, many studies have shown that fluoride in drinking water is beneficial and that a small amount in the water helps children have healthy teeth. Dr. David Okano stops by to share what fluoride is and how it can ...

Your Child's ADHD Could Be Misdiagnosed

Dec 4, 2018

A recent study suggests the overdiagnosing of ADHD in elementary-aged children could come down to something as simple as what month a child is born. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about the new study and why the youngest kids in an elementary class have a 30% higher chance of being diagnosed ...

How to Not Get Hurt on E-Scooters

Nov 30, 2018

The presence of electric scooters are increasing in a lot of cities, and with them comes the increase in related injuries coming into ERs. Emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen talks about who's actually getting injured by electric scooters, the types of injuries, and how you can prevent yourself...

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