Approximately 10 million Americans are evaluated each year for swallowing difficulties; difficulties that can negatively impact quality of life. TMC Speech-Language Pathologist Terry Taylor joins us today to discuss causes, ways we can spot the signs and what treatment is currently available.
A car with an air bag is definitely considered safer than a car without one. But for children under the age 12, air bags can be dangerous. TMC trauma coordinator, Sharon Alexander joins us today to explain why.
It’s hard to believe but we are already coming up on flu season. TMC Employee Health Nurse, Marcy McIntire joins us today with information on when and why we don’t want to miss out on getting our flu shot this year.
Often called "pink eye”, conjunctivitis is one of the most common and treatable eye conditions in both children and adults. Pediatrician, Dr. Shannon Hayes joins us today to discuss the signs and symptoms.
While urinary incontinence may not be painful or life threatening for women, it can certainly be more than just an annoyance and can dramatically affect the quality of life. Urologist, Dr. Steve Johnson joins us today with information on a new procedure that aims to correct the issues involved with stress urinary incontinence.
It's happened again. Pet food is being recalled nationwide 18 months after killing several thousand cats and dogs. This time a Pennsylvania plant closed in July after being alerted to a link between its dry food and two cases of people being infected with salmonella. Stores are now pulling the affected brands from their shelves.
Because most kids who are age 8 and older aren't getting enough calcium, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is reminding parents to make sure kids get the calcium and physical activity they need to grow strong bones, especially during the teen years, when bone growth peaks. Pediatrician Dr. Lanna McClain joins us to stress the importance of calcium.
Girls and obese children are likelier to take advantage of this knowledge
Study found more germs and a wider variety of bacterial types in houses with dogs
But it's unclear what the finding might mean for patients
Hopelessness, disability may play a role in feelings of despair, study finds
But questions remain about widespread screening
DENVER (AP) — In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. asked a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report.
By Belinda Goldsmith CANNES (Reuters) - A trip to space with Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio raised 1.2 million euros ($1.5 million) for charity at a glitzy fundraiser at the Cannes film festival on Thursday. At the 20th annual event organized by amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, DiCaprio emerged as the mystery guest to accompany the winner on a Virgin Galactic flight into space. DiCaprio stars in the film "The Great Gatsby," which opened the 66th Cannes film festival. ...