Computer Eye Syndrome

Mar 1, 2019

A Nielsen survey estimates the average American looks at some sort of screen for an upwards of ten hours a day. All that screen time could be impacting your health. On this Health Minute, Dr. Brian Zaugg, an ophthalmologist at Moran Eye Center explains how screens can affect your health and the ...

Health Hack: Ibuprofen Instead of Opioids

Mar 1, 2019

Emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen shares a recent eye-opening study about using over-the-counter pain relievers rather than opioids. Learn how to safely treat your pain on this Health Hack....

3 Things to Pay Attention to on a Nutrition Label

Feb 28, 2019

Nutrition labels on the back of food products can be confusing. On today's Health Minute, registered dietitian Theresa Dvorak explains three key things to look for and understand on nutrition labels and what they mean for your health....

Will Endometrial Scratching Help Me Get Pregnant Through IVF?

Feb 28, 2019

The process of a fertilized egg joining the uterine wall is still a mystery. For couples turning to in-vitro fertilization, doctors have tried to find many ways throughout the years to improve a woman’s chances of implantation, but do they actually work? OB/GYN Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explains the...

Should I Worry About Thyroid Nodules?

Feb 27, 2019

You’ve just been told by a primary care physician you have thyroid nodules. It might sound like a worrisome thing, but it isn’t that unusual. Nearly one-half of the U.S. population has them and most of the time they are benign. However, you should still have an expert evaluate them. We asked ...

Avoiding Sedatives' Dangerous Side Effects

Feb 26, 2019

Sedation is commonly used in the intensive care unit (ICU) to make patients who require mechanical ventilation more comfortable, and less anxious. But sedation can have serious side effects, including delirium, that can endanger a patient’s life. Dr. Richard Barton, Director of Surgical Critical ...

How to Help Someone During a Heart Attack

Feb 26, 2019

When a person suffers a heart attack, time is of the essence. Getting treatment fast could save a life. On today’s Health Minute, emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen explains how to quickly identify a heart attack and what you should do until help arrives....

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