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Summary: RadioMD’s “talking” Health A-Z Interviews with experts in the world of health, including world-renowned physicians, authors and celebrities in every area of health, wellness, fitness and medicine. Learn the best ways to stay fit, stay healthy and stay well.
Nearly every U.S. household owns at least one TV. But many families may be unaware of the injury risks TVs pose to young children.Nearly every household in the United States owns at least one television. But many families may be unaware of the injury risks televisions pose to young children. A study in the August 2013 issue of Pediatrics (published online July 22), "Television-Related Injuries to Children in the United States, 1990-2011," found that more than 17,000 children are treated in U.S. emergency departments each year for a TV-related injury, equaling one child every 30 minutes. Injuries caused by falling TVs accounted for 12,300 injuries among children under age 18 in 2011, which was a 125% increase from the number in 1990. Almost half – 46 percent – occurred from a TV falling off a dresser or armoire, with another 31 percent falling from an entertainment center or TV stand. Don't let your child become one of these horrifying statistics. Special guest, Dr. Gary Smith, shares ways to safeguard your home and children from falling TV sets.
Having trouble breastfeeding, and feel like giving up? Don't quit yet. Learn the best tips on giving your baby the healthiest start on life.The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has recommended breastfeeding for the first year of a newborn's life. But is breastfeeding right for you? Do you even know where to begin? Or, have you had trouble and feel like giving up? Don't quit just yet. Pediatric and breastfeeding expert, Dr. Lori Feldman-Winter, offers you the very best tips on breastfeeding and giving your baby the healthiest start on life.
Could giving babies formula in the hospital help moms be more successful at long-term breastfeeding?You've heard the expression "breast is best." But could giving babies a little formula in the hospital help moms be more successful at long-term breastfeeding? Or is it better to not give any formula at all? What does the research show? Are there situations when it IS good for babies to get some formula, for instance, if they're losing more weight than is normal? Recently an internet-fueled fad of sharing milk among moms has gained popularity. But is it OK to give another woman's milk to your baby? Is there any time when donor milk is recommended? Learn the answers to all of these questions and more with special guest, Dr. Lori Feldman-Winter.
Female Athlete Triad is a serious health issue that involves disordered eating, low bone mass, and cessation of the menstrual cycle.Female Athlete Triad is a serious health problem that involves disordered eating, low bone mass, and amenorrhea (cessation of the menstrual cycle) in female athletes. The condition is most common in sports that emphasize leanness, such as cross country running, gymnastics, and figure skating. In the past 25 years, much has been learned about symptoms, risk factors, causes, and treatment strategies for Female Athlete Triad. Special guest, Dr. Mitchell J. Rauh, has been extensively involved in investigating the concerns of this debilitating condition, which can lead to serious future health problems. Dr. Rauh shares some important information for you to consider if you, your daughter, or another female you know is heavily involved in athletics.
Do you realize that just because you are female, you are more susceptible to sports injuries?Have you ever been injured while exercising? If you're a woman, there's a great chance that your answer is YES. That is because females are statistically more susceptible to sports injuries. Whether it is plantar fasciitis, a pulled hamstring or a torn rotator cuff, women have a higher percentage of injuries from athletics and exercise than men. Why is this the case? And is there anything you can do, as a woman, to prevent these injuries? Special guest, Dr. Mitchell J. Rauh, weighs in on the phenomenon and shares ways you can protect yourself from being a victim of injury.
Do you really have to work out for 60-90 minutes a day? If you do six 10-minute mini workouts throughout the day, can you still get results?Do you have the time to work out for 60-90 minutes a day? If you're like most people in this fast-paced, stressed-out world, that answer is no. So... if you are short on time, is it better to exercise only for the time you have, or must you do the whole thing at once to make a difference? Can you split your exercise up to many mini workouts and still get results? For instance, if you do six 10-minute workouts throughout the day will you still be able to get in shape and feel great? Fitness expert, Richard Cotton, shares some helpful and valuable information in regards to these mini workouts. If you're strapped for time, you don't want to miss this interview.
Do you like to exercise first thing in the morning? Or wait until after work? Does the time of day you exercise affect your results?Are you a morning person? Do you like to exercise first thing and get it over with? Or, do you prefer to exercise when you get off work to give yourself that feel-good experience after a long, stressful day? Maybe your workout window of choice is lunch time. You know exercise is good for you; but could the time of day you choose to exercise affect your results? Special guest, Richard Cotton, explains why you might want to adjust your schedule when it comes to working out.
David breaks down your daily routine to help you achieve gorgeous skin in five easy steps.There are so many skin care products available on the market today. Your counters and shelves are most likely overloaded. It doesn't have to be so complicated. David breaks down your daily routine to help you achieve gorgeous skin in five easy steps.
Learn tricks of the trade to keep your makeup looking great during warm weather from our resident Beauty blogger and makeup expert, Cara Brook.Do you want your makeup to stay put in warm weather? Learn the tricks to avoid slipping, sliding, smearing and smudging that many women deal with all too often. Cara Brook, Allure's Beauty Blogger of the year and Beauty Inside Out's go-to beauty expert shares her easy to follow secrets.
Raul Garcia implemented drastic lifestyle changes that ultimately saved his life. Don't miss this courageous teen's inspiring story.Health and beauty go hand in hand. If your body is healthy, your skin will be too. It's often a struggle to get motivated to adopt a healthier lifestyle, especially in a day and age when stress is all around you. Fortunately, inspiration is also all around you. Take the story of Raul Garcia. Raul is not your typical 17-year-old high school student. In an amazing transformation of his eating and exercise habits, Raul lost 75 pounds in one year and now helps others to become healthier. It's never too early or late in life to make lifestyle changes that could extend or save your life. Raul's story may just inspire you to make those necessary changes.
Beauty rescue tricks for sticky, steamy, hot weather.Is hot, sticky weather a nightmare for your beauty routine? If you are like most women, then the answer is a resounding YES. But it doesn't need to be. You can stay calm and cool with some helpful beauty rescue tips provided by beauty expert, Kirbie Johnson. She shares secrets to help make your makeup melt-proof, as well as a recipe for a special do-it-yourself texturizing hair spray.
Research continues to support the health value of magnesium. However, critical deficiencies are on the rise.The research continues to pile up supporting the value of the magnificent mineral, magnesium. However, critical deficiencies are on the rise as well. So, what gives? First and foremost, magnesium is a nutrient you simply can't live without. It is absolutely essential to each and every cell in your body as it helps to generate cell function and is a crucial co-factor to over 300 biologically active enzymes. It helps regulate your heartbeat, is essential to the functioning of your muscles and nerves and is imperative to healthy bones. You can see, then, that if you're not getting enough magnesium into your diet, you could be setting yourself up for any number of health concerns. Dr. Decker and Dr. Holly will explain just how important magnesium is and how you can make sure you and your family members are getting enough of this magnificent mineral.
Another nod from Dr. Oz qualifies the Red Palm Fruit as super! Learn how it can be beneficial to YOUR health.Another nod from Dr. Oz qualifies the Red Palm Fruit as super! It has the advantages of having a neutral flavor as well as a high smoke point so it's great for cooking. It also is beneficial for your health. Even though it is an oil, Red Palm Oil contains 15 times more beta carotene than carrots and 30 times more than tomatoes... and that is just the beginning. The vitamin E in the oil has been shown to be helpful in decreasing blood lipid levels (aka: cholesterol). Find out if Red Palm Fruit Oil might be an option for your healthy regimen.
Toxins are all around you, but that doesn't mean that they have to be IN you.Toxins are everywhere around you, but that doesn't mean that they have to be IN you. Bentonite clay, a natural volcanic mineral, has been shown to have an ability to bind and remove certain chemicals from the body. It is a wonderful and effective way to perform a daily detox. Join Dr. Decker and Dr. Holly to learn more about this natural and effective detoxification method.
Find out if the group, crowd, family or tribe you are hanging out with is too much, or just enough for your health and wellness.Contrary to the concept of popularity in high school cliques or the "in crowd," bigger isn't always better. Believe it or not, an anthropologist has studied an upper limit for human social cohesiveness. Find out if the group, crowd, family or tribe you are hanging out with is too much or just enough for your health and wellness.