What to Do if You Suspect Your Child Is Using Drugs

Mar 17, 2022

Substance use in children can start as early as middle school. While experimentation is common in teens, it's important as a parent to know how to have conversations that can prevent abuse and protect your kids' development. Child psychiatrist Mary Steinmann, MD, shares the strategies that can help ...

How Are Bunions Treated?

Mar 16, 2022

If you have a bony bump at the base of the big toe joint, it could be a bunion—and it could be a symptom of a progressive bone disorder. Some bunions can be quite painful or interfere with daily activities, requiring professional treatment. Devon Nixon, MD, explains the treatment options—both ...

WCAMH Sideshow: Project 50 Conclusion

Mar 15, 2022

The Project 50 Challenge Mitch started in January is over, and it didn't go as well as he had hoped. Mitch talks about how he did, if he plans to continue, and what he learned from the experience....

The Basics: Common Questions About Feeding Your Baby

Mar 14, 2022

What formula should I give my new baby? When should I start introducing other food groups? What do I do if my child only wants to eat junk food? Parents have a lot of questions about the basics of feeding their child. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner covers The Basics....

S5E15: Hip-Hop's Influence on Medicine and Health Care

Mar 11, 2022

You probably wouldn't say "hip hop" and "health care" in the same sentence. But despite their surface differences, hip hop ties into health care's disparities. Hip hop is a form of resistance, voices of the unheard—it is a culture that is so often appropriated and viewed in a lesser-than lens ...

E29: 7 Domains of Our Aging Brain

Mar 10, 2022

An aging brain heavily impacts all the domains of healthy living. As we grow old, we hope to age with a clear mind. But dementing illnesses can impair our abilities to remember, think, or make decisions, and are unfortunately common among the aging. Medical clinical social worker Liz Garcia-Leavitt ...

Is it a Pulled Groin, or Is It Something Else?

Mar 9, 2022

Your coach says you might have a pulled groin while running or playing sports. But is that what it really is? Contrary to what people hear, groin pulls are not common. Multiple groin pulls are even less common. Dr. Tom Miller talks to Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Travis Maak about what really could be ...

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