Heat Stroke In Young Athletes

Aug 6, 2021

If your child plays outdoor sports, it's important to make sure their body doesn't get too warm. Emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen talks about the difference between heat exhaustion verses heat stroke. Learn what heat stroke is, what it does, the symptoms, and what to do if your young athlete...

How Soon Can You Get Pregnant After Stopping Birth Control?

Aug 5, 2021

You’ve taken steps in your family planning, and now you’re ready for a baby. How long after stopping birth control are you fertile again? Well, it depends on the contraceptive. ...

Is Endoscopic Spine Surgery Right for You?

Aug 4, 2021

If you or a loved one are experiencing issues like spinal stenosis or an impacted disk, you may be considering spinal surgery. This may seem like a complicated operation with a very long recovery time, but recent advancements may make an outpatient endoscopic procedure an option for you. Dr. Mark ...

83: Tasty and Easy to Make Man Meals

Aug 3, 2021

The food you eat is a critical component of health. But talking about nutrition and making a nutritious meal are two different things. That's why for the next four weeks, we are going to make a new recipe from nutritionist Theresa Dvorak and then review it on the following episode. The criteria: ...

Is it Safe for Your Kids to Have a Playdate?

Aug 2, 2021

A lot of parents are concerned about keeping their kids safe during the COVID pandemic. Parents and teenagers may be vaccinated, but younger kids are not eligible to receive the shot yet. Is it safe to let them return to playdates? Should they be wearing masks? Dr. Cindy Gellner discusses current ...

Correcting Common Colorectal Cancer Misconceptions

Jul 28, 2021

According to Dr. Priyanka Kanth, misconceptions about colorectal cancer may be the cause of a significant percentage of deaths from the disease. Educate yourself about the causes of colorectal cancer, screening, and who’s at risk—because by the time you have symptoms, it may already be too late....

82: Almost There But Not Quite — Listener Scot's Story

Jul 27, 2021

You're a bit overweight, and your blood pressure is a little high. You eat pretty well and get some activity during the week. What else should you do to lose the pounds and lower the blood pressure? Listener Scot tells us his story to Dr. Madsen and nutritionist Thunder Jalili who give their advice....

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