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Concussions are an issue in sports... not only for the NFL and other professional teams, but also for your young athlete.Concussions are in the news often these days, with the recent NFL settlement and measures like professional sports organizations putting concussion programs in place. But what about your child athlete? Are they being attended to as carefully as the professional athletes? Sports Medicine expert, Dr. Kevin Waninger, joins Dr. Leigh to discuss the dangers associated with concussions, as well as when is it safe to return to action. Dr. Waninger also delves into whether emergency physicians are clearing these kids too soon even after a mild concussion. Learn how you can help keep your child safe and make the proper decisions where concussions are concerned.
Life Extension has published 130 protocols on disease prevention and treatment. Learn how you can make use of their discoveries.Imagine over 1,400 pages of breakthrough information that bridges the gap between cutting-edge science and mainstream medicine, in one must-have volume that you'll find invaluable now and for years to come... all thanks to one organization concerned for you and your health. That organization, Life Extension, has published 130 evidence-based protocols on disease prevention and treatment. This is information you simply won't find anywhere else, generated by an organization passionate about keeping you younger and healthier longer. Learn how you can make effective use of their discoveries, as special guest Luke Huber joins Dr. Mike in this segment of Healthy Talk.
If you're caring for a loved one you may unknowingly be putting your own health at risk.With the Baby Boomer generation reaching age 65, there are a growing number of Americans – 42 million in fact - caring for someone who is ill, disabled or aged. And while being a caregiver can be rewarding, it is often time-consuming and stressful. A recent survey revealed that caregivers were more likely to rate themselves in poorer health compared to non-caregivers. Paul Reyes, from Ask the Pharmacist, offers important tips to help caregivers stay on-top of their own health.
The James Worthy Head Start program addresses the nutritional needs of children living below the poverty line.The causes of poverty have multiple roots involving individuals' health, families, communities, institutions, systems and cultures. The James Worthy Foundation works with alliance and support organizations to carefully select programs for ensuring the nutritional needs of children living in poverty. Specifically, the James Worthy Head Start program addresses the nutritional needs of children living below the poverty line.
The James Worthy Foundation is on a mission to help a "Nutritionally Insecure" American population – at-risk youth.In the low-income communities, where sports are the center of their community interactions and the number one dream of "want to be" sports stars, there is a big information gap about the sources of high-quality and sustainable nutrition and energy. NBA star, James Worthy, wants to get young athletes off "energy" drinks - which are full of empty calories, sugar and potentially harmful chemicals - and replace them with an all-natural drink that meets their nutritional needs.
Asking four simple questions can help reveal the truth behind scary medical headlines.One headline read, "Taking a multivitamin won't help you and might even be dangerous to your health." Before believing the sensational hype, ask yourself the investigational questions Who, Why, How and What. You'll soon discover that sensational headlines are often conclusions from poorly designed, biased research.
What age is appropriate for your child to have access to a cell phone?You've probably heard it again and again... your 10-year-old comes home from school and asks, "When can I get a cell phone?" Chances are, many of his or her classmates already have phones of their own. But what age is truly appropriate for kids to have access to a cell phone? Are you a bad parent if you stick to your guns and make your kid wait until a certain age? Or, might there be safety benefits of your child having a phone? In this segment of Healthy Children, special guest from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Corinn Cross, teams up with your host Melanie Cole, MS, to answer all of these questions and more.
You may have gotten letters from your child's school regarding grades or activities. But what if you got a letter saying your child was fat?It's well known that childhood obesity is an epidemic in this country. You probably have seen kids that are overweight and thought to yourself, "That's so sad. Why can't parents feed their kids healthier foods?" But what if you received a letter from your child's school saying your child is overweight? What would your reaction be? It's a new trend in schools to monitor kids' weight. BMI tracking lets parents know if their child is on the edge of obesity. These "fat letters" can be very unnerving. But, they can also spark communities into action to tackle this issue and help children be healthier, fitter, and more in tune with good nutrition. Special guest, Dr. Corinn Cross, MD, shares helpful advice on what parents need to know and how to follow up if you receive one of these letters.
If an emergency arose, would you know how to do CPR on your child? Or perform other life-saving measures?If the situation ever arose, would you know how to do CPR on your child? Would you know how to help a choking child? What if you weren't around... would your babysitter or teenage child know how to help a younger child? In the event of emergencies such as these, knowledge and know-how are your two best friends. But there are many questions surrounding these procedures, especially when it comes to kids. For instance, at what age should your kids learn this very important life-saving information? What sort of emergency education programs are available in your area? Dr. Deborah Mulligan, MD, shares the information you need to save a life if you had to, as well as how to learn the proper CPR techniques.
Are you and your family prepared if ever the unthinkable happens? In the event of a disaster, could you save lives?Are you and your family prepared if ever the unthinkable happens? Do you know where you would go, what you would do, or what to keep on hand if there is a state of emergency declared? Guest expert from the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Deborah Mulligan, joins Melanie Cole, MS, to guide you through what families should have in their disaster kit at home, what to keep in your car, how to talk to your children about planning, and what medical records to have on hand. Do not miss this very important show. This disaster preparedness advice could just save lives.
Have you tried running only to stop after one attempt? What is the real runner's secret?If you want to take up running, do you know which shoes are the best? Do you over-pronate? Under-pronate? Have a high or low arch? Do runners have special nutrition needs? When you see runners, do you think to yourself, "what keeps them running?" How can YOU get past that first few weeks of learning to run, when you can't catch your breath after just a few blocks? Dr. Anthony Luke, MD, teams up with Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss everything you ever wanted to know about running.
News of the week, toxic dangers, and plastic surgery secrets. You don't want to miss this!Straight talk from the docs! Dr. Mike and co-host Joe Galuski discuss more of the most prevalent health news you need to know from the past week. Plus, find out "What's Toxic & What's Not" from toxicologist and regular contributor, Gary Ginsberg. Plastic surgeon, Dr. Arthur Perry, joins Dr. Mike in the second half hour, and you won't want to miss what they have to say. More from RealAge Easy Way to Boost Sex Life Plus! Dr. Perry's Flap of the Week What's Dr. Perry all fired up about this week? Tune in to find out.
Why our nation's huge, 40-year investment in cancer research may have been badly spent.Ten years ago, journalist and cancer survivor, Clifton Leaf, began to investigate why scientists haven't made more progress fighting cancer. Now in his book, The Truth in Small Doses, Leaf shares the startling answer. His book is a gripping narrative that reveals why our nation's huge, 40-year investment in cancer research may have been badly spent, why scientists rarely share their data with each other, why new drugs are so expensive yet often fail to deliver a cure, and why our best hope for progress -- brilliant young scientists -- are now abandoning the search for a cure. Leaf shares the unsettling truth that inspired his book -- and provides new hope for a healthier, cancer-free tomorrow. Bonus! RealAge Tip 3 Cool Tricks for Tired Eyes
Join Dr. Roizen and his expert guests for the latest health news, wellness advice and most up-to-date research from around the world.World-renowned physician, Dr. Michael Roizen, MD, continues to update your understanding of the meaning of health by providing an in-depth review of the most impactful health headlines. Joined by his co-host, Joe Galuski, they discuss the health news that matters most to you. The duo is later joined by journalist and cancer survivor, Clifton Leaf. Bonus! RealAge Tip 3 Cool Tricks for Tired Eyes
Did you know that comprehensive eye exams can spot symptoms of many health problems, such as diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, glaucoma, and cataracts?Did you know that comprehensive eye exams can spot symptoms of many health problems, such as diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, glaucoma, and cataracts? Optometrist Dr. Linda Chous, OD, discusses all-season vision health strategies including: protecting eyes from birth to adulthood; avoiding harmful UV radiation; vision loss from diabetes; eye sunburn, skin cancers around the eyes; and how 3-D movies and television can provide early warning signs of vision problems in children. Dr. Chous is also an advocate of adding vision care to the family's health insurance plan.