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....

Wrist Pain is Not a Symptom of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Mar 6, 2019

A lot of people may associate wrist pain with carpal tunnel syndrome—but it's not actually one of the primary symptoms. On today's Health Minute, Dr. Douglas Hutchinson explains the signs and causes of carpal tunnel. Learn more about this health topic in the full-length interview....

What is Diverticulitis?

Mar 5, 2019

Diverticulitis is a digestive disease that develops when pouches in the wall of the large intestine become inflamed. It can be painful on the lower left side of the abdomen. On today's Health Minute, Dr. Tom Miller explains how diverticulitis is diagnosed and treated, and what you can do to avoid ...

Vasectomy or Tubal Ligation? What is the Best Option for You and Your Partner?

Mar 5, 2019

Your family is complete—you and your partner are considering permanent birth control. Does the father get a vasectomy, or does the mother get a tubal ligation? According to Dr. Alex Pastuszak, the decision should be easy. He explains why he’s strongly in favor of vasectomy and the reasons why it...

Could My Child’s Cold Actually be Winter Allergies?

Mar 4, 2019

Does it seem like your child gets bad colds every winter? If it lasts longer than a month, there’s a good chance the sneezing and sniffling aren’t from a cold at all. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains how to tell the difference between seasonal colds and winter allergies....

Women Get Colon Cancer, Too

Mar 4, 2019

Colorectal cancer affects 1 in 24 women in the United States. On today's Health Minute, women's expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explain when women should start getting checked for colon cancer and the potentially lifesaving importance of screenings....

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