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Neck Pain – Podcast

What is causing it? Unfortunately, you’ve probably experienced neck pain at some point in your...

Frostbite – Podcast

Is that why your fingers are blue? You’re enjoying a walk outside, but after a little while, your...

Emphysema – Podcast

What's wrong with your lungs? For the past several years, you’ve noticed that you get short of...

RSV – Podcast

Why is your child having trouble breathing? You wake up one morning and find that your infant...

Eczema – Podcast

What's causing the rash? When you were a child, you remember having itchy areas on your skin, but...

Bone Spurs – Podcast

What are they? You might’ve heard your elderly relatives talking at some point about bone spurs,...

Celiac Disease – Podcast

Why can’t you eat gluten? You’ve probably heard of a gluten free diet. For some people, it’s...

Tonsillitis – Podcast

Why is it so bad? One morning, your son wakes up and tells you that he has a sore throat and it...

Concussion – Podcast

How serious are they? It’s the time of year when you want to be outside enjoying your favorite...

Bipolar – Podcast

Why are you having mood swings? We all have moments when we are happy and moments when we are sad....

Arrhythmias – Podcast

Why is your heart rhythm different? An arrhythmia isn’t something that you usually have to worry...

Sleep Apnea – Podcast

Why is your snoring a problem? When you hear the term sleep apnea, you probably think of someone...

Alcohol Abuse – Podcast

How to recognize the signs? Most people partake in drinking alcohol at some point in their lives....

Addiction – Podcast

Why is it so powerful? When most people hear the word addiction, their first thought is that a...

Cough – Podcast

How do you know if it is serious? You wake up in the morning and notice that your throat seems dry...

Cellulitis – Podcast

How serious is it? One day while you are drying off from your shower, you notice that there is...

Lice – Podcast

What are those white spots on your head? While you are picking your son up from school, he says...

Spider Bites – Podcast

What do you need to know? With summer just around the corner, it is time to get ready to be...

Thyroid – Podcast

Why is it important? You might have heard the word thyroid before, especially in relation to...

Sepsis – Podcast

What is your body doing? You’re sick and it doesn’t seem too bad at first, but all of sudden, it...

Alzheimer’s – Podcast

What happens to your brain? Everyone forgets things once in a while, such as where you placed your...

Osteoporosis – Podcast

What is happening to your bones? You’ve probably see in television commercials how elderly people...

STD – Podcast

What do you need to know? Most of us probably prefer not talking about STDs, but it is something...

Anemia – Podcast

Why don’t you have enough blood? You’ve probably heard the word anemia before and might know that...

Shingles – Podcast

What is going on? One day, you start having this pain on one of your sides, just below your rib...

Meningitis – Podcast

How serious is it? When most people hear the word meningitis, they immediately think of a person...

Torticollis – Podcast

What’s going on with your neck? You’ve had a minor cold for the past few days, so you don’t feel...

Hammertoe – Podcast

What is wrong with your toe? You get home from work and take off your shoes. As you relish the...

Hip Dysplasia – Podcast

What’s wrong with your child’s hip? You take your infant daughter to the doctor for a wellness...

Sickle Cell – Podcast

Why does it hurt so much? Most people know that sickle cell has something to do with blood not...

Lymphedema – Podcast

What is causing the swelling? You’re visiting your grandfather after not seeing him for a while...

Spider Veins – Podcast

What causes them to appear? In a few weeks, you’ll be going on vacation, and you can’t wait to get...

SVT – Podcast

Why is your heart racing? You no sooner get to work in the morning, and your boss is yelling that...

Cold Sores – Podcast

What causes them? One day you’re going about your normal activities when you notice that your lips...

Calluses – Podcast

What causes them? You just got home from your evening walk and are taking off your shoes and...

Pink Eye – Podcast

Why are your eyes red? For the past several days, you’ve had a sore throat and nasal congestion....

Wisdom Teeth – Podcast

Do they always cause trouble? You go to the dentist for your regular 6-month checkup. After the...

Bunions – Podcast

Why do they hurt so bad? What do you think of when you hear the word “bunion?” If you’re like most...

Flatus – Podcast

What is it? It’s something that we’re all familiar with and, in most cases, embarrassed by. You’re...

Migraines – Podcast

Why does your head hurt? If you’ve ever had a headache, you know how painful it can be. Sometimes,...

Pubic Lice – Podcast

Why are they also called crabs? You go to take your shower and notice that there seem to be tiny...

Genital Herpes – Podcast

What’s causing those tiny bumps? One day, you’re going to the bathroom and notice small red bumps...

Syphilis – Podcast

Why must it be treated? You’ve probably heard of syphilis before. Most people assume that it’s a...

Trichomoniasis – Podcast

What causes it? One morning you wake up and go to the bathroom, you notice that it burns when you...

Endometriosis – Podcast

Why are you having so much pain? Every month when you have your menstrual cycle, you experience...

Scabies – Podcast

How do you end up with them? Just hearing the word “scabies” can make some people itchy. Most of...

Toxoplasmosis – Podcast

Who should be worried? When you hear the word toxoplasmosis, what’s the first thing you think of?...

Listeria – Podcast

Is it in your food? One foodborne illness that can be very serious, especially for pregnant women,...

Giardia – Podcast

Where does it come from? You spent a nice, relaxing weekend out on the lake swimming, kayaking,...

Shigella – Podcast

What is it? One afternoon, you’re at work when your stomach starts cramping, and you make a run...

Salmonella – Podcast

How can you avoid it? You’re in the kitchen cooking and crack open an egg for the omelet you’re...

Gastric Ulcers – Podcast

Is that why your stomach hurts? You’re sleeping peacefully one night when suddenly, you’re woken...

Dysphagia – Podcast

Why is it hard to swallow? You’re eating dinner with your parents and notice that your dad seems...

Hay Fever – Podcast

Is it why you’re sneezing? You’re visiting your grandmother in her suburban house, and she notices...

Bad Breath – Podcast

What can you do about it? We’ve all been there…you’re talking to someone and get a whiff of their...

Plantar Warts – Podcast

What’s causing that bump on your foot? One day, you’re putting your socks on before heading out...

Burns – Podcast

How do you know if it’s bad? You’re cooking dinner, and the water you’ve got on the stove starts...

Bursitis Podcast

What is this? All day long, you’ve been sitting at your desk and notice that your elbow looks red...

Ruptured Disc Podcast

Is this serious? The doctor decides to send you for some tests once she finds out that you’ve been...

Spinal Stenosis Podcast

Why are your hand and arm numb? After getting out of bed, your neck is hurting, and your right arm...

Tremors – Podcast

What causes them? One day when you get up from a chair, you notice that your legs are shaking...

Dysautonomia – Podcast

What’s wrong with your nervous system? You’re sitting on the couch, watching TV, and get up to go...

Encephalitis – Podcast

Why does your brain get inflamed? When you hear the word encephalitis, you probably think of...

Galactosemia – Podcast

Is it causing your baby to be sick? After feeding your newborn daughter, she starts vomiting. She...

Thrush – Podcast

What’s the white stuff in your child’s mouth? One day after bathing your son, you’re getting ready...

Dyslexia – Podcast

Why is it so difficult to read? Your school-aged daughter is “reading” her book to you out loud,...

Cleft Lip – Podcast

Why does it occur? The nurse hands you your newborn daughter after cleaning her up. As you look at...

Hydrocephalus – Podcast

What does it mean to have too much fluid in the brain? One day, you go to check on your infant son...

Cardiomyopathy – Podcast

What does it mean for your heart? You’re at the doctor’s because lately you’ve been feeling...

Edema – Podcast

What’s causing your legs to swell? You've been on your feet all day at work and when you get home,...

Gynecomastia – Podcast

Why is your chest swollen? You’re in the locker room after gym class and look in the mirror while...

Hydrocele – Podcast

Why is your scrotum swollen? One evening when drying yourself after getting out of the shower, you...

Yeast Infection – Podcast

Why are you itchy down there? You’ve been taking antibiotics for a urinary tract infection for the...

Mastitis – Podcast

What is wrong with your breast? While getting dressed for the day, you notice that one of your...

Ganglion Cyst – Podcast

Why do you have a lump on your wrist? Your typing away on your keyboard and happen to look down....

HIV/AIDS – Podcast

What you need to know? When HIV/AIDS came on the scene, it caused a worldwide panic. At the time,...

Rickets – Podcast

Why does it impact children’s bones? If you’re like most people, you might’ve heard about rickets...

Scurvy – Podcast

Why is it no longer prevalent? If you’re familiar with the history of long-ago sailors, you...

Yellow Fever – Podcast

Where is it a problem? You’re planning a trip to South America. You go to your doctor to find out...

Typhoid Fever – Podcast

Yes, it’s still out there! You’ve recently got back from an awesome vacation. Several days after...

Smallpox – Podcast

Why you don’t need to worry You’ve probably heard of smallpox, but don’t know of anyone who’s ever...

Blisters – Podcast

Why do they hurt so bad? You wore a new pair of shoes to work today. Gradually, throughout the day...

Skin Tags – Podcast

What causes them to occur? One day you’re getting ready to go hang out with your friends and...

Dandruff – Podcast

Why does your scalp flake? You’re getting ready to go out on a date and put on your favorite...

Acne – Podcast

What causes it? We’ve all been there, you wake up in the morning before an important event and...

Chickenpox – Podcast

Are they the cause of your child’s rash? Chickenpox used to be a common childhood illness. With...

Scarlet Fever – Podcast

What does it have to do with your throat? Your son wakes up complaining of a sore throat and you...

Rubella – Podcast

Is it the cause of your child’s rash? One morning when your daughter wakes up, you notice a rash...

Mumps – Podcast

Why does it hurt when you chew? You’re eating your lunch and notice that the left side of your...

Measles – Podcast

How contagious is it? In the United States, you don’t hear of people contracting measles that...

Narcolepsy – Podcast

Why do you fall asleep unexpectedly? You’ve noticed that in the past few weeks you’ve been...

Glioblastoma – Podcast

What does this mean? Lately, you’ve been having headaches with blurred vision and occasionally...

Bell’s Palsy – Podcast

Why is half your face drooping? One morning while eating breakfast, you notice that half of your...

Spina Bifida – Podcast

What’s wrong with your baby’s back? You’re pregnant and in your second trimester, so you’re going...

Cradle Cap – Podcast

What’s on your baby’s head? One day, after feeding your baby, you’re holding her and watching her...

SIDS – Podcast

What is it? If you’re a new parent, you’ve probably have heard stories about infants who have died...

PTSD – Podcast

How do you know if you have it? You’ve survived a tragic event and, initially, it has a...

Vasculitis – Podcast

What causes it? Your blood vessels play a vital role in your body functioning correctly. So, when...

Endocarditis – Podcast

Are you at risk? An infection can occur anywhere in your body. Most infections are minor and your...

Tachycardia – Podcast

Why is your heart racing? You’re sitting in your favorite chair one lazy afternoon when all of...

Bradycardia – Podcast

What is it? You might never have heard of the word bradycardia before, but based upon the ‘cardia’...

SARS – Podcast

What is it? A few years ago, SARS was in the news every where. There was a significant amount of...

Mesothelioma – Podcast

What is it? It seems like that every time you turn on the TV there is a commercial advertising for...

ARDS – Podcast

What causes it to occur? Not too long ago in the news, they were talking about a respiratory...

Psoriasis – Podcast

Why is your skin crusty? Why is your skin crusty? Thanks to TV, you’ve likely heard the word...

Pregnancy – Podcast

What should you expect? You think you might be pregnant, but how do you know for sure? Once you...

Osteomyelitis – Podcast

What’s going on with your bones? You probably are aware that your body can get infections, but did...

Colitis – Podcast

Why is your stomach hurting? You wake up one morning because your stomach is hurting and all of...

Dehydration – Podcast

Why is it so dangerous? Since it’s summer, you’re probably taking advantage of the weather and...

Gingivitis – Podcast

What's causing your gums to bleed? One evening before you go to bed, you’re brushing your teeth...

Colic – Podcast

Why is your baby crying? Sure, babies cry…a lot! That’s their way of communicating their needs....

Pertussis – Podcast

Why is it so dangerous? Recently, there have been several commercials on TV advertising for adults...

Nosebleed – Podcast

What's going on with your nose? You’re sitting at home watching your favorite TV show while having...

Menopause – Podcast

What's going on with your body? For some women, the absence of a monthly cycle when they first...

Kidneys – Podcast

What is their role? Most of the time, as long as it’s doing what it is supposed to, you don’t...

ALS – Podcast

What is it? If you hear the term ALS, what is the first thing that you think of? For some, it...

Lupus – Podcast

What is it? When you hear the word lupus, what do you think of? Some people might think of dogs or...

Hair Loss – Podcast

Is it normal? One day you’re in the bathroom getting ready to go to work and notice that your hair...

Down Syndrome – Podcast

What is the cause? With the new Gerber baby being a cute little boy who has Down Syndrome, it has...

ADHD – Podcast

What is going on with your child? Almost all children are inattentive, hyperactive or impulsive at...

Animal Safety – Podcast

What is important to know? If you have pets, you love them and are concerned about their welfare....