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The Expert Tips You Need to Fight the Flu

  Now that the winter season is upon us, it is the time for us to be extra vigilant in fighting off the flu. Hopefully, you can still take steps…

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One Woman Shares Her Experience With PANDAS

Written by the Executive Director of PANDAS Network JC Konecny In April of 2014 something very wrong started happening with our then 5-year-old daughter. This sweet, brilliant, beautiful, thoughtful, quiet…

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What It Really Means to “Catch” a Mental Illness

The book Infectious Madness, by award-winning author Harriet Washington, promises to explain to readers “The Surprising Science of How We ‘Catch’ Mental Illness.” On today’s show, we discussed the provocative…

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Understanding the Risk of Sex With a Partner With HIV

Yesterday Charlie Sheen announced in an interview that he had been diagnosed with HIV four years ago. Since his diagnosis he has been getting treatment and according to Charlie and…

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Cigarette Smoking Leads to Many Kinds of Cancer, Half of Cancer Death

When cancer and smoking come in the same sentence, many people think about lung cancer. This is because lung cancer was the first to be associated with smoking and the…

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Losing Weight May Help Asthma Symptoms

Asthma and obesity have both been on the rise in the U.S. over the last decade. More than one in three Americans is now obese and more than half are…

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Tango Helps Those With Parkinson’s

Learning to tango might seem like a challenge for even the most coordinated of enthusiasts, let alone for people who struggle with everyday movement. But new research released this week…

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Developing a New Understanding of Obesity

Many patients come through my office that are overweight or obese trying to drop weight to lower their risk of heart disease. For the most part, they’ve seemingly tried everything….

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How the Cost of Your Meds Affects Whether You Get Better

One of the major influencers of cost at the pharmacy is whether or not a drug is a generic.  Drugs start their lives as name brand medications sold by the…

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How Tricia Cooled Off Her Acid Reflux

After the Truth Tube is the destination to catch up with your favorite Truth Tube participants and see how their progress is going. Read on to cheer them on and…

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