Healing a Pulled Hamstring

Dec 7, 2020

Is a pulled hamstring—also called a strained hamstring—something you can treat on your own, or should you see a doctor? Athletic trainer Travis Nolan shares how to determine when you should seek help, why it is essential to do the proper stretching and physical therapy, and how long it takes for...

E6: 7 Domains of Fertility

Dec 7, 2020

For many people, having children and raising children is the biggest part of their life plans. But for some, infertility—not being able to get pregnant after a year of trying—can present major challenges for a woman, and affects all seven domains of her health. Dr. Douglas Fair from Huntsman ...

Alzheimer's Disease: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Dec 2, 2020

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disease of the brain that causes loss of nerve cells, and as a result, patients first develop difficulty with memory. Dr. Norman Foster, director of the Center for Alzheimer Care, Imaging, and Research at University of Utah, talks about the characteristics of ...

62: How Much Should Men Care About Their Skin Anyway?

Dec 1, 2020

Dermatologist Dr. Luke Johnson talks about the three reasons guys should care about their skin. Troy shares nine evidence-based ways to lead a good life. Scot talks about the link between the microbiome and a healthy immune system....

E5: 7 Domains of Food

Nov 30, 2020

Food touches the lives of every living being on this planet. Food can make you feel happy. Consuming certain foods over others may or may not align with a specific faith. And of course, some foods will make your body not feel so good. Clinical dietitian Kary Woodruff joins this episode of 7 Domains ...

Hemorrhoids—or Something Else?

Nov 25, 2020

If you’re experiencing severe rectal pain, you might think it’s hemorrhoids, but it could be something worse. Dr. Tom Miller and Dr. Bartley Pickron talk about how to distinguish between common hemorrhoids and more serious conditions. They also discuss treatments and relief for pain, as well as ...

61: Being Grateful is Good for Your Mental Health

Nov 24, 2020

How to tell if COVID-19 is getting you down. Psychiatrist Dr. Benjamin Chan talks about the power of a daily gratitude practice. Troy explains how to use soda to remove food stuck in your throat. Scot discloses his uncanny ability to always make the wrong choice....

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