Health Hack: Sit Less at Work

Jun 28, 2019

Sitting for long periods of time may be as harmful to your health as obesity and smoking. On today’s Health Hack, Dr. Troy Madsen has a few ways you can get up and moving throughout the day to stay healthy....

FDA Approves New Weight Loss Pill—Does it Work?

Jun 27, 2019

Plenity is a new FDA-approved medical device that claims to help lose weight by making you feel full before meals. It is swallowed like a pill and has the potential to help the nearly 40 percent of people in the United States struggling with obesity. But does it actually work? Women' health expert ...

How to Treat Heat Stroke

Jun 26, 2019

Heavy exertion in the heat can lead to heat stroke. Some of the symptoms can include nausea, lightheadedness, and fatigue. Emergency physician Dr. Scott Youngquist explains what actions you should take and how emergency physicians might treat a person with heat stroke....

Scoliosis is a Common Problem that Can Turn Serious

Jun 25, 2019

Scoliosis is common and usually isn't progressive, and, fortunately, those with the condition often can live without much trouble. For some, however, scoliosis can cause pain and even impair function if left untreated. Dr. Tom Miller talks to orthopedic surgeon and spine specialist, Dr. Darrel ...

How Much Crying is Normal for My Newborn?

Jun 24, 2019

Newborns cry—but the intensity and frequency can be shocking. How much crying is normal? If your newborn is having sudden, long-lasting bouts of crying and can’t seem to be soothed, it may be PURPLE crying. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains this specific period of intense crying, how much ...

Electronic Devices Could Be Ruining Your Child's Quality of Sleep

Jun 21, 2019

Your kids need a lot of sleep—a recommended nine to eleven hours. But electronic devices could be ruining their quality of sleep. On this Health Minute, pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why screen time before bed can impact their sleep cycle as well as some simple bedtime rules to keep your...

Signs of Drowning

Jun 20, 2019

When most people think of drowning, they think of yelling and splashings like we see in movies. According to Dr. Scott Youngquist, drowning is actually “dramatically undramatic.” On today's Health Minute, learn how to spot a real drowning. Learn more about this health topic in the full-length ...

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