The Dangers of Summer Heat Exposure

Jul 23, 2021

Spend enough time outside during the summer months and you may feel tired, thirsty, or a little nauseous. These are relatively common symptoms of heat exhaustion. But if your body temperature gets too high, you may experience potentially life-threatening heatstroke. Dr. Troy Madsen explains how to ...

What Is PCOS and How Can I Treat It?

Jul 22, 2021

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder that happens to women of reproductive age. The disorder causes symptoms like irregular periods, acne, and headaches—it's also the most common cause of infertility in women. Women’s expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explains how to ...

What Your Cosmetic Surgeon Wants You to Know About Your Procedure

Jul 21, 2021

Cosmetic and reconstructive surgery is not a magic overnight process. To get results, these surgical procedures take a lot of time, after-care, and money. Dr. Courtney Crombie explains the realities of cosmetic procedures that all patients should know when considering an operation....

Can I Build Tolerance to Heat?

Jul 16, 2021

Whether you're moving to a warmer place, trying to spend more time outdoors, or training for an athletic event, you might wonder if it will ever get easier being in the blistering heat. Dr. Scott Youngquist talks about the human body's thermal regulation system and how it copes with heat. He gives ...

81: WCAMH Mens' Health Essentials — Prostate Cancer

Jul 13, 2021

Prostate cancer is something most men will have to address if they live long enough. If you are confused about what screenings to get and when, what a positive result means, and treatment options available, you're not alone. Prostate cancer expert Dr. Jonathan Tward from Huntsman Cancer Institute ...

What Causes Common Heel Pain in Children?

Jul 12, 2021

Most children—especially child athletes—will complain of heel pain at some point in their development. This may be an inflammatory condition called Sever’s Disease. Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why this common heel pain occurs during growth spurts and how you can help relieve your kid's foot ...

E19: 7 Domains of Personal Grooming

Jul 12, 2021

Grooming your private area is a, well... private matter. Some women may choose to remove unwanted hairs through trimming, shaving, waxing, lasers, and some other methods. Some may choose to leave those hairs entirely alone. All is fine. But, even grooming affects the seven domains of your health. ...

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