Why You Shouldn’t Pop that Cyst on Your Wrist

May 18, 2022

A ganglion cyst is a large fluid-filled cyst that forms on joints and is commonly found on wrists. Despite what you may see on social media, popping this type of growth with a needle or thumping it with a big book is the very last thing you want to do. Hand specialist Brad Rockwell, MD, explains ...

101: Finding the Right Mental Health Person for You

May 17, 2022

Working on your mental health can be a long and difficult journey, so choosing the right professional that you feel comfortable with is important. Producer Mitch had to try out three specialists before he found someone he gelled with. Scott Langenecker, PhD, talks with the guys about how to make ...

Long Haul COVID in Children

May 16, 2022

In general, kids do pretty well if they catch COVID-19. But Cindy Gellner, MD, is seeing a significant number of kids experiencing symptoms from the disease for weeks if not months after the initial infection. The ongoing symptoms seem to impact children regardless of how severe their illness was. ...

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 ...

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