100: The Poop on Poop

May 12, 2022

Everybody poops. But did you realize the shape, size, smell, and frequency of your stool can say a lot about your overall health? Gastroenterologist John Pohl, MD, shares what a healthy poop should look like and when there are signs you should change your diet or talk to a doctor....

The Basics: Child Developmental Milestones

May 9, 2022

As a new parent, it’s important to you that your child meets all the expected developmental milestones, like walking and talking. But which milestones are backed by research, and how do you know if your kid is meeting expectations? Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, explains what the important ...

S5E19: Narratives of our Matriarchs

May 9, 2022

Discovering where you come from contributes to knowing where you're heading. We are built from the generations before us—our mothers and grandmothers before them—through their sacrifices, pain, and all they've had to endure. Each mother loves and nurtures differently, and sometimes that love and...

E31: 7 Domains of Anxiety

May 6, 2022

Anxiety is defined as an anticipation of a future threat. The physical and emotional signs of anxiety are uncomfortable, and it's a natural human response to avoid uncomfortable things. But most of us have been anxious at one time or another. Feeling anxious is a normal part of living, but some ...

Why Both Partners Should Be Diagnosed for Infertility

May 5, 2022

When it comes to treating infertility in the United States, it’s often the female partner who receives diagnosis and treatment. Yet, according to male fertility specialist Kelli Gross, MD, as many as 40% of causes of infertility lie with the male partner. Learn why it’s more successful and ...

S5E18: Mothers in Medicine

May 2, 2022

Raising children is a community effort, but our society can make us feel we should be able to do it successfully alone. But the instincts are not always natural, and the expectations are not always met. And the advice you receive may not be the help you need. Matrescence—the physical, mental, and ...

Planning End-of-Life Care for a Person with Dementia and Alzheimers

Apr 29, 2022

Having the conversation about and planning for end-of-life care is a difficult enough conversation to have with a loved one. For patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia, the conversation can be that much more complicated. Kara Dassel from the Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program has ...

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