4 Research Supported Steps to Begin Your Weight Loss Journey

Mar 26, 2021

Whether you’re trying to lose weight to improve appearance or your health, getting started can be quite the challenge. Dr. Jennwood Chen from the University of Utah Health Weight Management Program shares four research supported strategies to help you find the inspiration, motivation, and ...

Should I Worry About a Jammed Finger?

Mar 24, 2021

A jammed finger can be a common sports injury, and it's usually nothing to worry about. But, if pain in your finger lingers, you probably should have a physician check it out. Dr. Tom Miller speaks with Dr. Nikolas Kazmers, a hand surgery specialist, who says fingers that are actually broken or ...

Is My Child’s Stinky Funk Normal?

Mar 15, 2021

Most smells come from kids being active explorers and can wash off with soap, water, and teeth brushing. But what if an offensive odor doesn’t go away? Dr. Cindy Gellner goes smell by smell to identify what’s causing that stink and talks about whether you should visit your child’s ...

Could I Have Rabies? What to Look For and Steps to Take After an Animal Bite

Mar 10, 2021

Rabies is a very serious virus. Once a person is infected, there is not much a doctor can do to treat it. If a dog, cat, bat, or other mammal you might suspect has rabies has bitten you, get to the doctor. The first dose of the vaccine should be administered within the first 24 hours after exposure....

Should I Talk to My Teen if I’m Worried That They’re Depressed?

Mar 9, 2021

If you suspect that your teenager may be suffering from depression, could talking to them about it make them feel worse? According to Dr. Thomas Conover, as a parent of a teen, communication is key and you should be able to ask your child about how they’re feeling. He explains strategies to talk ...

Helping Your Newborn Get Through Painful Pooping

Mar 8, 2021

That constipated look your baby gives you when they can’t poop can be entertaining to look at, but can be quite painful for your baby. Luckily, painful pooping, or infant dyschezia, is a very common, normal and curable problem. Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about what might cause dychezia and what safe ...

Finding Gray Hairs in My 20s – Am I Normal?

Mar 4, 2021

It can be a shock to find your first gray hairs on your head, especially if you’re only in your 20s. But women’s expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones says a few gray hairs is perfectly normal, even for women in their late 20s and early 30s. However, stress, genetics and other factors can play a role. ...

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