87: Man Meals Update 4: Graduation Day

Aug 31, 2021

In the final update for the Month of Man Meals, Mitch and Thunder review the unapologetically delicious - yet nutritious - ...

Is My Child Breathing Carbon Dioxide When Wearing a Mask?

Aug 30, 2021

Evidence shows that masks work at preventing the spread of COVID-19. But could wearing a mask increase the amount of carbon dioxide your kid breathes during the day? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner debunks this mask myth and explains the science behind the safe long-term use of masks—even for ...

E22: 7 Domains of Clean Air

Aug 30, 2021

Breathing is a necessity for all living creatures, but when the air we breathe isn't clean, the damage goes beyond the health of our lungs. And it's not just pollution from cars, our BBQs and spray-on sunscreens also contribute to the production of toxic air. So how can we live ...

ER or Not: Toothache

Aug 27, 2021

Should you go to the ER if you have a really bad toothache? Find out in this episode of ER or Not with emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen from the University of Utah Hospital....

Treating an Aortic Dissection

Aug 25, 2021

Sometimes the aorta—the largest blood vessel in our bodies—can tear, allowing blood to flow between layers of the aortic wall. This dissection can block blood from flowing to other parts of the body, including the brain and other vital organs. Cardiac surgeon Dr. Jason Glotzbach says this can ...

86: Man Meals Update 3: The Guys Get Saucy

Aug 24, 2021

Troy takes a homemade dish to a family cookout for the first time and Mitch learns that a salad can be more than just a pile of vegetables. Thunder and the guys review the Zesty Lentil Salad and nutrition coach Theresa Dvorak rounds out the Month of Man Meals with some Saucy Buddha Bowls....

When Can You Stop Your Health Screenings?

Aug 20, 2021

Whether it’s a pap smear, a mammogram, or even a colonoscopy, medical screenings are vital to staying healthy as we age. But is there a point when you no longer need them? Dr. Kirtly Jones takes a look at the research behind common preventive screenings and under what circumstances you may no ...

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