Concussions sidelined a record number of NFL players this season. But can these head injuries be prevented? Today we talk about the effects of repeat concussions on players.
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With the summer comes heat and humidity. Today Dr. Jim talks about heat stroke, heat exhaustion, and heat cramps. How can you avoid these problems? What to do if you recognize the early warning signs? Every high school coach and elder care taker should hear this episode. Listen now, then forward it to your coach or elder care facility director!
Do you look at your kitchen as a medicine chest? Dr John La Puma does. He’s the guru of culinary medicine, the art of preventing and treating disease through eating. Not satisfied with a rabbit food diet, Dr La Puma attending culinary school and is a professionally trained Chef in addition to a board certified Internist. Listen now to learn about this exciting field of health care….
What if teens really lived out the movie “Supersize Me”? Well it turns out that many do, to the detriment of their physical and emotional health. For many teens, this pattern of eating is even destroying interpersonal relationships. A recent study shows a 500% increase in pre-pregnancy diabetes among teens. If you’re a teen or the parent of one looking to open a conversation, this movie will get you talking… All Jacked Up Dr Jim listeners receive a 20% discount. Listen now to learn how…
A first-of-its-kind study out today shows that over 26,000 kids a year are brought to US emergency rooms with sports injuries related to gymnastics. 80% of these injuries are girls.
Protect your child from joining these statistics, listen now to learn how…
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What could Britney Spears and Jamie Lynn Spears possibly have to do with your New Year’s Resolutions? If you are a parent of a kid between 9 and 19… plenty! Just how abnormal are these kids, you may be shocked to learn that their experiences hit very close to home. Britney, a single parent trying to raise 2 young kids while struggling with problems of her own… Jamie Lynn, a teenage girl with an unplanned pregnancy. Is mom (Lynn Spears) really to blame for all this? What can we do as parents to protect our own kids? Re-assessing your relationship with your kids might be a top priority in 2008!
And for other resolutions such as weight loss, fitness, and stress reduction, I will give you a few key clues on how to succeed. If you can’t think of any resolutions for the year, we’ll also talk about some simple and painless ways to improve your health…