Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Baby's Hair

Apr 12, 2021

Will shaving your baby's head make its hair grow thicker? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner says no. On this episode of Debunking Old Wives’ Tales, Dr. Gellner highlights some common misconceptions out there about what makes a baby's hair grow and gives some real, science-based tips for caring for ...

How to Lose Weight When Diet and Exercise Isn’t Working

Apr 9, 2021

If you’ve tried diet and exercise and still can’t seem to lose the excess fat, you’re not alone. Obesity is a complicated condition that involves more factors than just activity and nutrition. Dr. Jennwood Chen explains how genetics and other health conditions may impact your weight as well as...

I’m Easily Startled – Am I Normal?

Apr 8, 2021

A lot of things can make you jump: loud noises, people coming up behind you, thunder, the list goes on. Why do these things startle you but not others? Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones says it's something you can develop, but it’s also something you can be born with. She talks about ...

Young Stroke Survivors Can Recover to Their Full Potential

Apr 7, 2021

Young people who suffer strokes still have long lives ahead of them, and the goal of rehabilitation is to help recovering patients achieve their full potential. Stroke survivor Amy Steinbrech speaks with Dr. Steven Edgley, director of stroke rehabilitation, about striving to live a full life after ...

Exercise Bands and Eye Injuries

Apr 6, 2021

Resistance bands are a great exercise and physical therapy tool—but can sometimes be dangerous. Emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen talks about the types of eye injuries caused by exercise bands and how to protect yourself....

Does Late Night Eating Lead to Weight Gain?

Apr 5, 2021

It's 9 p.m. and you're craving a snack. If you give in, will it lead to additional pounds around the middle? Listen to what nutritionist Thunder Jalili has to say about this common belief in this edition of Truth or Thunderdebunked. Listen to the full segment on Who Cares About Men's Health....

Are At-Home Male Fertility Tests Accurate?

Mar 26, 2021

Over the counter, at-home fertility tests for men may seem like an affordable and convenient option for couples having difficulty conceiving. According to urologist Dr. John Smith, these kits are unable to provide helpful information about fertility issues. Learn how holistic testing and treatment ...

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