From the Front Lines
with Dr. Troy Madsen
How can you tell if it's heartburn or a heart attack? What do you do if someone you love has a stoke? Dr. Troy Madsen, Emergency Department physician, answers these questions and more. He'll give you perspective and information to help you decide if it's really an emergency and what to do in those situations. From falls to the flu, Dr. Madsen will keep you informed about the common reasons why people end up in the ER so you can avoid a trip there yourself.
Whether its cause is hereditary, lack of use, or the result of a traumatic event, 35 percent of U.S. patients suffer from chronic diminished laughter disorder. And until recently, they have had few alternatives to regain their sense of humor. For those cases where drugs and therapy have been ... Read More
Believe it or not, April is the most common month for four- wheeler- and ATV- related injuries, with Easter weekend being the worst. Dr. Troy Madsen explain why he sees so many cases of four- wheeler accidents at the ... Read More
Hypothermia is when your body temperature gets too low. But you might be surprised to find out it doesn’t really need to be all that cold to get hypothermia. Dr. Troy Madsen talks about the conditions required for hypothermia to happen, discuses the signs and symptoms, when it becomes life ... Read More
Get back into shape, eat healthier, be happier, quit smoking – a few of the better-health resolutions for the new year. And while those are all good resolutions, emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen shares with you the New Years resolutions he thinks are important if you want to stay out of ... Read More
Each year, more than 10,000 people in the United States go to the ER for injuries related to the holidays. Without singing them out, emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen goes through his list of the 12 Dangers of Christmas. From decorative tree ornaments to mistletoe, Dr. Madsen talks about ... Read More