Health 101 is a podcast series from Metro Omaha Medical Society hosted by veteran journalist Carol Wang. It dives into health issues we all could be dealing with. We hope it will make you a better patient advocate for yourself or your loved ones
Whether it’s a nip/tuck or corrective surgery, there are lot of people who are turning to plastic surgery –the latest numbers indicate almost 18 million procedures were done last year. Some people are openly admitting to going under the knife, while others are trying to make it appear that they’re just refreshed and well-rested.
It is a mind-boggling number…more than 100 million people in the United States has diabetes or pre-diabetes, according to the CDC. That is almost one in ten people. And the damage that can be done if the disease isn’t managed can be devastating. But there is plenty of room for hope and optimism.
Popular culture talks about the biological clock like a visual ticking clock or an hourglass of which time is running out. And as people delay starting a family, they’re exploring different ways to have children on their timelines.
We talk about depression in our normal vernacular and there are plenty of people seeking help for symptoms of this condition. We ask for help separating the blues from something more serious and how to help you or someone you love who might need help.
This episode is supported by Boys Town National Research Hospital
When was the last time you went somewhere without a phone? That you and your kids didn’t watch a show on device in the car on a road trip or pull out a tablet to play a game or access an app? Our electronics have become accessories and appendages.
Dr. Lance Kugler, Ophthalmologist – Kugler Vision
Dr. Melissa St. Germain, Pediatrics – Children’s Physicians
What we eat and how our digestive system handles food is getting more scrutiny as people explore probiotics, the link between so much of our health and the state of our gut. Today a look at what lives in our intestines.
This episode is supported by Midwest Gastrointestinal Associates
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