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  • President's Prescription: Understanding back pain

    President's Prescription: Understanding back pain

  • President's Prescription: Remember family health for the holidays

    President's Prescription: Remember family health for the holidays

    Friday, December 23 2016 10:06 PM EST2016-12-24 03:06:10 GMT
    Dr. Tedd MitchellDr. Tedd Mitchell

    Whether you completed most of your holiday shopping in June or plan to do it at the last minute, you may want to consider your family's health when checking your list twice.

    Whether you completed most of your holiday shopping in June or plan to do it at the last minute, you may want to consider your family's health when checking your list twice.

  • President's Prescription: Concussions

    President's Prescription: Concussions

  • President's Prescription: Tips for camping

    President's Prescription: Tips for camping

    Monday, August 29 2016 12:10 AM EDT2016-08-29 04:10:28 GMT
    Source: KCBDSource: KCBD

    No matter what time of year camping is a great way to see nature and spend time together outdoors. 

    No matter what time of year camping is a great way to see nature and spend time together outdoors. 

  • President's Prescription: Get the most from your sunscreen

    President's Prescription: Get the most from your sunscreen

    Monday, August 8 2016 5:52 PM EDT2016-08-08 21:52:14 GMT
    Source: KCBDSource: KCBD

    The American Cancer Society warns us that sun exposure can lead to skin cancer, which is why we should be pro-active and wear sunscreen to help avoid that risk.  

    The American Cancer Society warns us that sun exposure can lead to skin cancer, which is why we should be pro-active and wear sunscreen to help avoid that risk.  

  • President's Prescription: Picky eaters

    President's Prescription: Picky eaters

    Sunday, July 31 2016 11:21 PM EDT2016-08-01 03:21:02 GMT
    Dr. Tedd Mitchell (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Tedd Mitchell (Source: KCBD Video)

    Getting your child to eat his or her fruits and vegetables — or anything besides chicken nuggets — can sometimes be a challenge. This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell tells us how to avoid struggles at the dinner table.

    Getting your child to eat his or her fruits and vegetables — or anything besides chicken nuggets — can sometimes be a challenge. This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell tells us how to avoid struggles at the dinner table.

  • President's Prescription: Healthy ways to indulge a sweet tooth

    President's Prescription: Healthy ways to indulge a sweet tooth

    Sunday, July 17 2016 8:40 PM EDT2016-07-18 00:40:03 GMT
    Dr. Tedd Mitchell (Source: KCBD Video)Dr. Tedd Mitchell (Source: KCBD Video)

    Many of your favorite recipes could actually be healthier with a few simple ingredient swaps.

    Many of your favorite recipes could actually be healthier with a few simple ingredient swaps.

  • President's Prescription: Stretching

    President's Prescription: Stretching

    Sunday, April 17 2016 11:26 PM EDT2016-04-18 03:26:53 GMT
    Sunday, April 17 2016 11:26 PM EDT2016-04-18 03:26:53 GMT
    Source: KCBD File PhotoSource: KCBD File Photo

    During exercise, most folks get concerned with the number of calories they burn or miles they run. But what about your flexibility?

    During exercise, most folks get concerned with the number of calories they burn or miles they run. But what about your flexibility?

  • President's Prescription : Understanding Scarlet Fever

    President's Prescription : Understanding Scarlet Fever

    Friday, February 26 2016 10:32 PM EST2016-02-27 03:32:17 GMT
    Sunday, February 28 2016 11:23 PM EST2016-02-29 04:23:24 GMT

    A lot of folks think of scarlet fever as something in the history books that we don't have to worry about anymore. 

    A lot of folks think of scarlet fever as something in the history books that we don't have to worry about anymore. 

  • Hidden Sugar in Seemingly Healthy Food

    Hidden Sugar in Seemingly Healthy Food

    Friday, February 19 2016 11:59 PM EST2016-02-20 04:59:45 GMT
    Sunday, February 21 2016 11:27 PM EST2016-02-22 04:27:19 GMT

    You might want to take another look at your pantry, because a lot of stuff we buy because it seems healthy, bus has an unexpected heap of sugar.   

    You might want to take another look at your pantry, because a lot of stuff we buy because it seems healthy, bus has an unexpected heap of sugar.   

  • President's Prescription: Diagnosing mental illness

    President's Prescription: Diagnosing mental illness

    Monday, October 5 2015 10:20 AM EDT2015-10-05 14:20:20 GMT
    Monday, October 5 2015 10:20 AM EDT2015-10-05 14:20:20 GMT
    A diagnosis of a serious mental illness can be very challenging, both for a patient as well as their loved ones.
    A diagnosis of a serious mental illness can be very challenging, both for a patient as well as their loved ones.
  • President's Prescription: Treating bladder control problems in men and women

    President's Prescription: Treating bladder control problems in men and women

    Monday, September 28 2015 5:23 PM EDT2015-09-28 21:23:49 GMT
    Monday, September 28 2015 5:23 PM EDT2015-09-28 21:23:49 GMT
    The symptoms of incontinence are similar in men and women, but did you know, the treatments are not.
    The symptoms of incontinence are similar in men and women, but did you know, the treatments are not.
  • President's Prescription: Preventing injuries on the field

    President's Prescription: Preventing injuries on the field

    Monday, September 14 2015 4:32 PM EDT2015-09-14 20:32:17 GMT
    Monday, September 14 2015 4:32 PM EDT2015-09-14 20:32:16 GMT
    Dr. Tedd MitchellDr. Tedd Mitchell
    When we're watching our favorite sports team, and it doesn't matter if it's professional sports or collegiate sports or just some kids' playing ball, it's not uncommon to see a truly cringe-worthy hit, or fall or tumble or collision on a court or on a field.
    When we're watching our favorite sports team, and it doesn't matter if it's professional sports or collegiate sports or just some kids' playing ball, it's not uncommon to see a truly cringe-worthy hit, or fall or tumble or collision on a court or on a field.
  • President's Prescription: Getting Fit Online

    President's Prescription: Getting Fit Online

    The Internet makes it possible to keep up with those who would otherwise be long-lost friends and family, learn new things and work faster. But, what about all of these new online subscriptions for getting healthier? Dr. Tedd Mitchell takes a look at getting fit online. 
    The Internet makes it possible to keep up with those who would otherwise be long-lost friends and family, learn new things and work faster. But, what about all of these new online subscriptions for getting healthier? Dr. Tedd Mitchell takes a look at getting fit online. 
  • President's Prescription: Health Myths Debunked

    President's Prescription: Health Myths Debunked

    Wednesday, July 8 2015 6:06 PM EDT2015-07-08 22:06:52 GMT
    Wednesday, July 8 2015 6:13 PM EDT2015-07-08 22:13:53 GMT
    How much water do you need to drink each day? Do dairy products actually exacerbate cold symptoms? There are a lot of health myths that folks think are true when in fact there’s no scientific evidence to support them. Let’s talk about a few of the most common.
    How much water do you need to drink each day? Do dairy products actually exacerbate cold symptoms? There are a lot of health myths that folks think are true when in fact there’s no scientific evidence to support them. Let’s talk about a few of the most common.
  • President's Prescription: Hair Loss

    President's Prescription: Hair Loss

    For many, thick, lustrous hair is not only the fashion, but it actually represents their youth, and hair loss is an unacceptable indication of age. In fact, hair restoration is a business worth a lot of money, as Americans remain desperate to hold onto their locks. Here with the truth about which methods work is Dr. Tedd Mitchell
    For many, thick, lustrous hair is not only the fashion, but it actually represents their youth, and hair loss is an unacceptable indication of age. In fact, hair restoration is a business worth a lot of money, as Americans remain desperate to hold onto their locks. Here with the truth about which methods work is Dr. Tedd Mitchell
  • President's Prescription: Summer Footwear

    President's Prescription: Summer Footwear

    It seems like summer and sandals go hand in hand. Flip flops at the pool and wedge sandals at barbecues may be appealing in the warm weather, but doctors warn that not all sandals have the support your feet need, and some may actually be damaging your feet and legs.
    It seems like summer and sandals go hand in hand. Flip flops at the pool and wedge sandals at barbecues may be appealing in the warm weather, but doctors warn that not all sandals have the support your feet need, and some may actually be damaging your feet and legs.
  • President's Prescription: CMN Making a Difference

    President's Prescription: CMN Making a Difference

    What a great weekend this has been! On this station, we have celebrated the Children's Miracle Network, an important fundraiser that comes together every year on the weekend after Memorial Day.
    What a great weekend this has been! On this station, we have celebrated the Children's Miracle Network, an important fundraiser that comes together every year on the weekend after Memorial Day.
  • President's Prescription: Sun Exposure

    President's Prescription: Sun Exposure

    Friday, May 15 2015 4:14 PM EDT2015-05-15 20:14:38 GMT
    After our treacherous winter, the sun is shining, kids are outside and it's tempting to soak up as much of those rays as possible. But is the time in the sun worth it? This week, Dr. Mitchell reminds us to be sun safe in this warmer weather.
    After our treacherous winter, the sun is shining, kids are outside and it's tempting to soak up as much of those rays as possible. But is the time in the sun worth it? This week, Dr. Mitchell reminds us to be sun safe in this warmer weather.
  • President's Prescription: Be More Productive

    President's Prescription: Be More Productive

    Friday, May 8 2015 4:09 PM EDT2015-05-08 20:09:32 GMT
    Sunday, May 10 2015 11:30 PM EDT2015-05-11 03:30:19 GMT
    Sometimes it seem like the whole day passes, and while you have been incredibly busy, nothing has been done. How can you get the most out of your day and cross more items off your to-do list? Dr. Tedd Mitchell has the answer.
    Sometimes it seem like the whole day passes, and while you have been incredibly busy, nothing has been done. How can you get the most out of your day and cross more items off your to-do list? Dr. Tedd Mitchell has the answer.
  • President's Prescription: Soda and Your Health

    President's Prescription: Soda and Your Health

    Friday, May 1 2015 6:52 PM EDT2015-05-01 22:52:39 GMT
    Sunday, May 3 2015 11:35 PM EDT2015-05-04 03:35:58 GMT
    Now when we were growing up, sodas were something that you had as a weekend treat. But today more and more people consume them on a daily basis. So just what are the problems related to sodas?
    Now when we were growing up, sodas were something that you had as a weekend treat. But today more and more people consume them on a daily basis. So just what are the problems related to sodas?
  • President's Prescription: Is weight loss surgery worth the risk?

    President's Prescription: Is weight loss surgery worth the risk?

    Monday, April 27 2015 9:14 AM EDT2015-04-27 13:14:30 GMT
    Monday, April 27 2015 9:14 AM EDT2015-04-27 13:14:31 GMT
    Dr. Tedd L. MitchellDr. Tedd L. Mitchell
    For many obese patients, losing weight can seem really problematic. For them, even the prospect of losing weight can be really daunting.
    For many obese patients, losing weight can seem really problematic. For them, even the prospect of losing weight can be really daunting.
  • President's Prescription: Music and Your Health

    President's Prescription: Music and Your Health

    Friday, April 17 2015 10:32 PM EDT2015-04-18 02:32:50 GMT
    Tuesday, April 21 2015 4:14 PM EDT2015-04-21 20:14:12 GMT
     There's nothing better than listening to your favorite music to relax and relieve stress. But, did you know that those effects aren't just in your mind? In fact, this week Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell explains all the surprising health benefits of your favorite tunes.
     There's nothing better than listening to your favorite music to relax and relieve stress. But, did you know that those effects aren't just in your mind? In fact, this week Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell explains all the surprising health benefits of your favorite tunes.
  • President's Prescription: Cuts and Wounds

    President's Prescription: Cuts and Wounds

    Friday, April 3 2015 3:02 PM EDT2015-04-03 19:02:01 GMT
    It doesn't matter if you are shaving, working in the yard with tools, cooking or anything else. One wrong move and you can give yourself a nasty cut.
    It doesn't matter if you are shaving, working in the yard with tools, cooking or anything else. One wrong move and you can give yourself a nasty cut.
  • President's Prescription: Hearing

    President's Prescription: Hearing

    Sunday, March 22 2015 11:03 PM EDT2015-03-23 03:03:17 GMT
    Many of us will experience some degree of hearing loss as time goes by. ...
    Many of us will experience some degree of hearing loss as time goes by. ...
  • President's Prescription: Coffee risks...and health benefits

    President's Prescription: Coffee risks...and health benefits

    Friday, November 7 2014 2:26 PM EST2014-11-07 19:26:51 GMT
    This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell brings mostly good news for coffee enthusiasts.
    This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell brings mostly good news for coffee enthusiasts.
  • President's Prescription: Staying safe during charity walks and races

    President's Prescription: Staying safe during charity walks and races

    Thursday, October 23 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-10-23 23:13:09 GMT
    This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell gives advice for staying safe while participating in walks and races to help a good cause.
    This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell gives advice for staying safe while participating in walks and races to help a good cause.
  • President's Prescription: Adults with ADHD

    President's Prescription: Adults with ADHD

    Wednesday, October 8 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-10-08 23:41:52 GMT
    This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell tells us about the signs and treatment options for adult ADHD.
    This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell tells us about the signs and treatment options for adult ADHD.
  • Pres Rx: Texting and Walking

    Pres Rx: Texting and Walking

    Wednesday, September 24 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-09-24 23:30:08 GMT
    This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell talks about the dangers of texting and walking.
    This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell talks about the dangers of texting and walking.
  • Pres Rx: Wisdom Teeth

    Pres Rx: Wisdom Teeth

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-09-18 01:24:14 GMT
    This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell tells us what to do about wisdom teeth.
    This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell tells us what to do about wisdom teeth.
  • Pres Rx: Eye-strain

    Pres Rx: Eye-strain

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-09-12 01:45:37 GMT
    This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell talks about steps you and your school-age children can take to avoid eye fatigue.
    This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell talks about steps you and your school-age children can take to avoid eye fatigue.
  • Pres Rx: Sprained Ankle

    Pres Rx: Sprained Ankle

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:03:33 GMT
    With summer coming to an end, and school afoot, it is important to take precautions against ankle sprains. This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell talks about how to treat and prevent these common injuries.
    With summer coming to an end, and school afoot, it is important to take precautions against ankle sprains. This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell talks about how to treat and prevent these common injuries.
  • Pres Rx: Picky Eaters

    Pres Rx: Picky Eaters

    Friday, August 15 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-08-15 18:20:03 GMT

    Mealtime can often be a struggle for parents of "picky eaters." In fact, the Journal of Pediatrics estimates 25% of typically developing children will demonstrate characteristics of a feeding disorder.

    Mealtime can often be a struggle for parents of "picky eaters." In fact, the Journal of Pediatrics estimates 25% of typically developing children will demonstrate characteristics of a feeding disorder.

  • Pres Rx: Herbal Supplements

    Pres Rx: Herbal Supplements

    Friday, August 8 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-08-09 00:46:58 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:41 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:41:44 GMT

    Finding natural ways to boost the body's defenses isn't always bad. But before you take those over-the- counter products, make sure you know what's in them before you go into surgery. 

    Finding natural ways to boost the body's defenses isn't always bad. But before you take those over-the- counter products, make sure you know what's in them before you go into surgery. 

  • Pres Rx: Kids in hot cars

    Pres Rx: Kids in hot cars

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-07-31 00:39:32 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:41 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:41:17 GMT
     In the summer, think of your car as an oven. Even with the windows cracked, temperatures in a vehicle can get exceedingly hot in an extremely short period of time. As a result, just a few minutes alone in a hot car can be extremely dangerous - even fatal - for a small child or pet. 
     In the summer, think of your car as an oven. Even with the windows cracked, temperatures in a vehicle can get exceedingly hot in an extremely short period of time. As a result, just a few minutes alone in a hot car can be extremely dangerous - even fatal - for a small child or pet. 
  • Presidents Rx: Gel Nails and the risk of cancer

    Presidents Rx: Gel Nails and the risk of cancer

    Friday, July 18 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-07-18 17:17:37 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:40 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:40:47 GMT
    They say "pain is beauty," but how much of a risk are you willing to take just to ensure your manicure or pedicure doesn't smudge or chip?
    They say "pain is beauty," but how much of a risk are you willing to take just to ensure your manicure or pedicure doesn't smudge or chip?
  • Pres Rx: Osteoporosis

    Pres Rx: Osteoporosis

    Thursday, July 10 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-07-11 00:23:18 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:40 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:40:12 GMT
    Like many other chronic conditions, Osteoporosis takes years to develop. Many people are even unaware that they are getting it because they don't have symptoms. This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell talks about risk factors and how to prevent bone loss.
    Like many other chronic conditions, Osteoporosis takes years to develop. Many people are even unaware that they are getting it because they don't have symptoms. This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell talks about risk factors and how to prevent bone loss.
  • President's Prescription: Making sense of medical information online

    President's Prescription: Making sense of medical information online

    Saturday, June 28 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-06-29 02:41:13 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:36 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:36:05 GMT
    A growing body of evidence demonstrates that patients who are more actively involved in their health care experience better health outcomes and incur lower costs
    A growing body of evidence demonstrates that patients who are more actively involved in their health care experience better health outcomes and incur lower costs
  • Pres Rx: Stuttering

    Pres Rx: Stuttering

    Thursday, June 12 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-06-12 23:26:10 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:35 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:35:33 GMT
    Singer Carly Simon and actress Emily Blunt and Nicholas Brendon didn't let stuttering stop them from becoming successful. This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell discusses how children and adults can overcome
    Singer Carly Simon and actress Emily Blunt and Nicholas Brendon didn't let stuttering stop them from becoming successful. This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell discusses how children and adults can overcome speech barriers like stuttering.
  • President's Rx: Diabetes and Body Fat Percentage

    President's Rx: Diabetes and Body Fat Percentage

    Thursday, May 22 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-05-23 00:34:17 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:34 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:34:36 GMT
    More than two in three adults in the U.S. are considered to be overweight or obese, according to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell tells us how losing
    More than two in three adults in the U.S. are considered to be overweight or obese, according to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell tells us how losing body fat can reduce your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
  • President's Rx: Altitude Sickness

    President's Rx: Altitude Sickness

    Thursday, May 15 2014 9:22 PM EDT2014-05-16 01:22:50 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:34 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:34:00 GMT
    Tibet, Nepal and Machu Picchu, Peru, top Forbes' list of "Six High-Altitude Vacations to Take While You Can." This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell addresses the steps travelers need to take before their heads
    Tibet, Nepal and Machu Picchu, Peru, top Forbes' list of "Six High-Altitude Vacations to Take While You Can." This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell addresses the steps travelers need to take before their heads are literally in the clouds.
  • Pres Rx: Tennis Elbow

    Pres Rx: Tennis Elbow

    Thursday, May 8 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-05-08 22:54:14 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:33 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:33:30 GMT
    Repetitive motions like chopping and swinging have been known to wreak havoc on the body's joints. But have you ever considered what these movements could be doing to your muscles and tendons? This week,
    Repetitive motions like chopping and swinging have been known to wreak havoc on the body's joints. But have you ever considered what these movements could be doing to your muscles and tendons? This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell talks about how athletes and trades people can prevent a painful condition called tennis elbow.
  • President's Rx: Migraines

    President's Rx: Migraines

    Friday, May 2 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-05-03 01:45:12 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:32 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:32:55 GMT
    According to the American Academy of Neurology, nearly one in five adult women gets migraines, compared with only one in 20 adult men. This week Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell talks about the connection between
    According to the American Academy of Neurology, nearly one in five adult women gets migraines, compared with only one in 20 adult men. This week Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell talks about the connection between hormones and headaches.
  • President's Rx: Stretching

    President's Rx: Stretching

    Sunday, April 27 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-04-27 22:45:42 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:32 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:32:12 GMT
    You may stretch before or after a workout, or during a yoga class, but what about the rest of the day? It's essential to find ways to lengthen your muscles for a few minutes on a regular basis. This week,
    You may stretch before or after a workout, or during a yoga class, but what about the rest of the day? It's essential to find ways to lengthen your muscles for a few minutes on a regular basis. This week, Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell describes the benefits of stretching.
  • President's Rx: Dehydration

    President's Rx: Dehydration

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-04-19 00:01:49 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:31 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:31:44 GMT
    Although it is commonly believed caffeinated drinks like coffee can cause dehydration, a recent study by researchers from the University of Birmingham in the U.K. found moderate coffee consumption provides
    Although it is commonly believed caffeinated drinks like coffee can cause dehydration, a recent study by researchers from the University of Birmingham in the U.K. found moderate coffee consumption provides similar hydrating qualities to water. This week Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell explains why it's so important to keep yourself hydrated.
  • President's Rx: The Sitting Disease

    President's Rx: The Sitting Disease

    Friday, April 4 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-04-04 22:50:22 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:31 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:31:07 GMT
    Most Americans these days spend most of the time sitting. But, did you know standing a little more each day can help improve balance, discourage mindless snacking and even decrease the risk of blood clots in the legs by working calf, ankle and foot muscles?
    Most Americans these days spend most of the time sitting. But, did you know standing a little more each day can help improve balance, discourage mindless snacking and even decrease the risk of blood clots in the legs by working calf, ankle and foot muscles?
  • President's Rx: Teen Mental Health

    President's Rx: Teen Mental Health

    Thursday, March 27 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-03-28 00:36:42 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:30 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:30:17 GMT
    The challenges teenagers face today are anxiety provoking. Bullying, peer pressure, hormonal changes — the emotional fallout from these things can lead to conditions like depression or cause teens to turn
    The challenges teenagers face today are anxiety provoking. Bullying, peer pressure, hormonal changes — the emotional fallout from these things can lead to conditions like depression or cause teens to turn to unhealthy coping mechanisms like smoking, drinking, drugs or sex.
  • President's Rx: Plantar Fasciitis

    President's Rx: Plantar Fasciitis

    Friday, March 14 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-03-14 22:49:36 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:28 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:28:39 GMT
    As we step into spring, many of us will gear up to spend more time on our feet. But if you're experiencing foot pain from a jog around the block or a day of shopping in your favorite sandals, you may be
    If you're experiencing foot pain from a jog around the block or a day of shopping in your favorite sandals, you may be developing a common condition called plantar fasciitis.
  • Pres Rx: Hypertension

    Pres Rx: Hypertension

    Friday, March 7 2014 7:19 PM EST2014-03-08 00:19:20 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:28 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:28:00 GMT
    If I told you that one out of every three people on your street was going to be burglarized, you'd probably take steps to make sure your house wasn't an easy target. Unfortunately, millions of U.S. adults
    If I told you that one out of every three people on your street was going to be burglarized, you'd probably take steps to make sure your house wasn't an easy target. Unfortunately, millions of U.S. adults are putting their health at risk because they're not protecting themselves from a health thief called hypertension, or high blood pressure.
  • President's Rx: Poison Ivy

    President's Rx: Poison Ivy

    Friday, February 28 2014 7:04 PM EST2014-03-01 00:04:01 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:26 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:26:23 GMT
    If you've ever been camping or hiking, you're probably aware that Poison Ivy isn't just Batman's enemy. Poison ivy, oak and sumac are common plants that, if you touch them, can result in an uncomfortable
    If you've ever been camping or hiking, you're probably aware that Poison Ivy isn't just Batman's enemy. Poison ivy, oak and sumac are common plants that, if you touch them, can result in an uncomfortable skin rash.
  • President's Rx: Heartburn

    President's Rx: Heartburn

    Friday, February 21 2014 7:07 PM EST2014-02-22 00:07:13 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:25 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:25:49 GMT
    Few young people expect to be diagnosed with a lifelong illness, especially one that could interfere with their social life. Gastroesophageal reflux disease, also called GERD or heartburn, is a condition
    Few young people expect to be diagnosed with a lifelong illness, especially one that could interfere with their social life.
  • President's Rx: Teeth Whitening

    President's Rx: Teeth Whitening

    Thursday, February 20 2014 12:12 AM EST2014-02-20 05:12:24 GMT
    Jan 31, 2014 11:10 PM 2015-04-04 04:25:05 GMT
    Folks today are not only wanting to feel their best, but look their best. And as part of that, more are turning to cosmetic dentistry. Procedures run the gamut and include bleaching, braces and veneers.
    Folks today are not only wanting to feel their best, but look their best. And as part of that, more are turning to cosmetic dentistry.
  • President's Rx: Shingles

    President's Rx: Shingles

    Tuesday, February 18 2014 6:41 PM EST2014-02-18 23:41:34 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:24 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:24:31 GMT
    Anyone who has ever suffered a bout of shingles doesn't have to be told what an effect it can have on your life. I had a spell of it several years back. At first, I thought I had poison ivy, but the
    Anyone who has ever suffered a bout of shingles doesn't have to be told what an effect it can have on your life.
  • President's Rx: Birth Defects

    President's Rx: Birth Defects

    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:23 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:23:09 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:23 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:23:09 GMT
    One in 33 babies is born with a birth defect, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Many birth defects happen early in pregnancy, sometimes before a woman even knows she is pregnant.
    One in 33 babies is born with a birth defect, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • President's Rx: Men's Health

    President's Rx: Men's Health

    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:22 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:22:13 GMT
    Saturday, April 4 2015 12:22 AM EDT2015-04-04 04:22:13 GMT
    Just like getting a haircut or a close shave at your favorite barbershop can help you look your best, keeping up with regular doctor's appointments can help you feel your best. Unfortunately, men are more
    Just like getting a haircut or a close shave at your favorite barbershop can help you look your best, keeping up with regular doctor's appointments can help you feel your best. Unfortunately, men are more likely to develop a close relationship with their barber than with a physician.
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