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New Shingles Vaccine: Who's it For and What it Does

Oct 19, 2018

Shingles is the reactivation of chickenpox—a virus most people get during childhood—and older people are at a higher risk of getting the infection. Should you receive the new shingles shot even if you’ve already been vaccinated? If you're over 50 years of age, probably. Dr. Tom Miller weights ...

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4 Tell-Tale Signs You Have Strep Throat

Jul 6, 2018

Strep throat is a bacterial infection of the tonsils that is relatively common. It’s contagious and can lead to a very sore throat, so the earlier it’s treated, the better. Emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen discusses four tell-tale signs you should be looking for to determine if you have strep...

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Getting 30-Minutes of Exercise into a Busy Workday

Jul 3, 2018

You've probably already heard that getting up from your computer to move around is important for your health, but why? Certified exercise physiologist Britta Trepp says just moving a few minutes every hour can help you meet your 30-minute per day goal for exercise. Learn some useful tips for staying...

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When to be Concerned About Hand Tremors

Jun 26, 2018

Someone with a severe tremor can have their hands shaking uncontrollably. Fact is, everybody has the potential to experience tremors in some form. Dr. Tom Miller talks with movement disorder specialist Dr. Lauren Schrock about the two main types of tremors and how to identify the differences between...

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ER or Not: I Swallowed a Chicken Bone!

Jun 20, 2018

In this episode of ER or Not, we find out what sorts of trouble you could be in if you accidentally swallowed the not-so-tasty part of a chicken wing. Should you go to the ER immediately or wait for the situation to pass? Dr. Troy Madsen has the answers....

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When Should I Go to the ER for Diarrhea?

May 30, 2018

Diarrhea is a not-so-pleasant condition we have all experienced at one point or another. But what should you do if it lasts longer than a day? Emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen talks about how to treat the problem of diarrhea and what symptoms mean you should seek your doctor’s help....

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An ER Doctor's Diagnosis: Severe Stomach Pain

May 22, 2018

Have an extreme pain or discomfort in your stomach? Has it lasted longer than five minutes? Many sufferers avoid going to the emergency room for fear they’ll just be told it’s nothing and then sent home. As a follow-up to “ER or Not: Severe Stomach Pain,” emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen ...

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