Is Breast Cancer On the Rise in Young Women?

Aug 8, 2019

A recent study shows an increase in diagnoses of breast cancer in young women. Is some external factor increasing the rate of cancer, or are we just diagnosing more cases? Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones dives deep into the study and shares her findings....

What Causes Peyronie’s Disease and Is it Treatable?

Aug 7, 2019

Peyronie’s disease is the development of fibrous tissue in the penis that can cause curved and painful erections. Up to 13 percent of men may have the condition, yet that number could be much higher as most men don’t talk about it. It’s an extremely treatable condition, but you need to see a ...

Professional Tips for Helping Your Struggling Teen

Aug 5, 2019

Middle school and high school can be tough. Between peer pressure, body changes, and bullies, a lot can impact your teen’s performance in school. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner shares her experience on how you can talk to your kids about what’s causing their grades to slip—and how to help them...

Is Mental Confusion a Symptom of Something Serious?

Aug 2, 2019

You or somebody you know suddenly becomes confused. What does it mean? There are a number of things that could cause this confusion. But if there are other symptoms that appear with confusion, this can be quite serious. Dr. Troy Madsen shares about what this confusion can mean. He also shares what ...

Coping with Anxiety Caused by Things You Can’t Control

Jul 31, 2019

Many things in the world can cause anxiety and often they're beyond your control. Yet, you shouldn't ignore or dismiss what you are feeling. Psychiatrist Maria Reyes tells us the three steps she recommends her patients use to manage anxiety the right way....

Protect Yourself From Opioid Addiction By Asking Your Doctor These Questions

Jul 30, 2019

The dangers of opioid abuse and addiction are everywhere in the news. But, doctors still do not have a standard operating procedure on how to best prescribe or treat pain with these highly addictive pain medications. As a patient, it’s important to educate yourself. Dr. Tom Miller speaks about ...

Could that Lump Be a Hernia?

Jul 25, 2019

Hernias are extremely common—any person of any age or gender can form one for a variety of reasons. You may even have one and not even know it. Dr. Rodney Barker talks about how you can identify a hernia and the treatments available....

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