Top Reasons College Students End Up in the ER

Aug 24, 2022

From alcohol poisoning to rushing the field at football games, emergency room physician Troy Madsen, MD, discusses the top eight reasons he sees college students come into the ER....

113: Anxiety - The Hidden Tiger of the Mind

Aug 23, 2022

Everyone feels a bit anxious every now and then. Presenting at work, performing well in school, big life changes, can all make us nervous or excited. But why do humans even have anxiety? How can we best manage it? And when is anxiety severe enough you should speak to a professional? Scott ...

112: Just How Painful is a Kidney Stone?

Aug 16, 2022

Did you know a kidney stone is more painful than childbirth and the amputation of a finger? Troy has seen the pain first hand in the ER. Urologist John Smith, MD, is back to explain what causes kidney stones, how they’re treated and - most importantly - four ways to prevent a stone from forming....

What to Do After Your Teen Runs Away

Aug 12, 2022

If your teen has run away from home, the first priority is finding them and ensuring they’re safe. But what should you do after they safely return home? Amanda McNab, MSW, LCSW, suggests the steps parents should take to understand why your teenager ran away in the first place—and start to ...

111: Is Huel® Actually a Good Meal Option? We Ask a Nutritionist

Aug 9, 2022

There are plenty of ads promising quick, convenient meals that give you all the nutrition you need. Is there something to these new food replacement options? Or is it just a repackaging of the old shakes from the 90s? Mitch has been eating Huel® and has questions for nutritionist Thunder Jalili, ...

What Vitamins and Supplements for Men Actually Work?

Aug 3, 2022

Supplements marketed to men come with plenty of promises. Get stronger. Feel younger. Live longer. But which claims are backed by research—and which are nothing more than empty promises? Thunder Jalili, PhD, a nutritionist and professor at University of Utah Health, discusses the two supplements ...

Sideshow: The Fat and Father-to-Be Follow-up

Aug 2, 2022

In Episode 105, Scot and Mitch shared their struggles with body fat and discussed new strategies to help them lose weight. How are the guys doing on their journey to get back into shape one month later? On today’s sideshow, Scot finds out “sedentary” means more than just sitting around. ...

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