4 Sneaky Ways to Get Your Kids Active

Mar 11, 2019

In these days of tablets and video games, getting your kids active may be like pulling teeth. On this Health Minute, pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner has four ways you can sneak physical activity into their regular routine....

Identifying Risks of Cancer in Your Family

Mar 8, 2019

Looking at your family health history could give you an insight on your risk of cancer. On this Health Minute, genetics counselor Whitney Espinel shares what you should look for in your family members and if you should visit a genetic counselor to see if you or your loved ones have an increased risk...

Health Hack: Cotton Swab to Stop an Ingrown Toenail

Mar 8, 2019

An ingrown toenail can be extremely painful and, in some cases, require antibiotics and a procedure. On today’s Health Hack with Dr. Troy Madsen, learn how to stop an ingrown toenail before they even start....

Are There Benefits to Using Fluoride-Free Toothpaste?

Mar 7, 2019

More natural toothpaste options are popping up in the market, and many of these are fluoride-free. Are they as effective as toothpastes that contain fluoride? Dr. David Okano shares what the truth is behind these toothpastes, and what is most effective to avoid tooth decay....

Symptoms of Colon Cancer

Mar 7, 2019

A growing rate of young people are developing colorectal cancer. On today's Health Minute, gastroenterologist Dr. Andrew Gawron reviews the warning signs of colon cancer and stresses the importance of knowing your own family medical history for a screening. Learn more about this health topic in the...

Daylight Savings Effect on Your Health

Mar 7, 2019

Twice a year in the United States we change our clocks forward or backward, and it can really mess with our daily rhythm. But could daylight savings time actually have a negative impact on your health? Psychologist Dr. Kelly Baron talks about what the research says and offers ways to get your daily ...

Which Pregnancy Myths Are Actually True?

Mar 7, 2019

Will eating spicy food during pregnancy make your child go blind? Can cocoa butter prevent stretch marks? Does a chronic stomach ache mean your baby will be a boy? OB/GYN Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones discusses these and other common pregnancy old wives’ tales....

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