People stop wearing contact lenses for many reasons. It may be due to dry eyes, discomfort or even decreased near vision as they age. Dr. Brian Brightman from Eyecare Specialties talks about contact lens options.
Doctor Mitchell Henry shares information on a skin care line called Obagi Nu-Derm System that works on the cellular level of your skin. It helps correct skin discoloration, blemishes and stimulates cell renewal to bring back the glow and softness of healthy, younger-looking skin.
A child's cough that doesn't seem to go away can be a cause for concern for many parents. Dr. Vinay Mehta from Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates talks about some of the common causes of a chronic cough in children.
Knowing what types of services a home health care service offers is very important when choosing an agency. Lana Wood from FirstCare Home Health talks about different types of services that agencies offer.
Gaining weight is one of the unpleasant side effects from pregnancy, but there are ways to keep your weight in check and keep your diet healthy for you and your baby. Dr. Deanna Hutchins from Gynecology and Fertility PC talks about the dietary recommendations for a healthy pregnancy.
Taking care of your gums should be as important as brushing your teeth each day. Dr. Amy Killeen from UNMC College of Dentistry talks about why you shouldn't wait to see a periodontist if you suspect you have problems with your gums.
Using indoor tanning devices can cause skin cancer. Dermatologists are strongly recommending that patients, especially young people, never use these devices. Dr. Margaret Kontras Sutton from Sutton Ryan Dermatology talks about the dangers of indoor tanning devices.
The eyes are the first thing people notice on someone else, and unfortunately they are also an area that can show our age. Dr. Mitchell Henry from Lincoln Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery talks about treating aging eyes.
Heavy and painful periods have several different options for treatment, medications and surgery. Dr. Sarah Cada from Gynecology and Fertility PC talks about some great therapeutic options that not only are safe but allow a woman to miss little of her daily function.
Many of us look out for allergies when the flowers and trees start to bloom, but indoor allergens are common triggers for hay fever, asthma and eczema. Michael Sullivan from Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Associates, P.C. talks about common indoor allergens.
The winter season poses some extra challenges for taking care of the skin. Dr. Margaret Kontras Sutton from Sutton Ryan Dermatology talks about some suggestions for preventing dry skin as well as treating it.
When the time comes to receive orthodontic care for ourselves or our family, we may have a lot of questions that need to be answered. Dr. Peter Spalding from UNMC College of Dentistry talks about the importance of proper orthodontic treatment.
Are you looking for something new to try for Valentine's Day or maybe you need a gift for a special person in your life? Cheree Buesing from Soteria Massage and Bodywork at Madonna Proactive talks about a great gift for your loved ones.
Healthy breathing is an essential part of your overall health. And asthma is a very common disease that compromises all of that. Dr. Vinay Mehta with Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Associates tells us more about this very common ailment.
Sometimes a patient would like to remain in their own home as long as possible. There are some quality care options so your friend or family member can stay safely in their home instead of living in a nursing facility. Lana Wood from FirstCare Home Health talks about home health care.
Winter eye care is a concern that often gets overlooked. Whether skiing or just shoveling snow, it's important to take care of your eyes during cold weather. Dr. Courtney Brightman from Eyecare Specialties talks about winter eye care.
Members age 13 and up, at any fitness level, can take part in group fitness classes at Madonna Proactive. They offer more than 150 classes weekly to fit every participant's level from beginner to advanced. Bob Chase from Madonna Proactive talks about group fitness opportunities.
Sometimes a cough, laugh or sneeze can be enough for some women to involuntarily lose urine. Dr. Katie Fossen from Gynecology and Fertility PC talks about treatments for women experiencing stress urinary incontinence.
If it is difficult for a patient to get out of their house for a therapy session, there are options for them to receive quality therapy in the comfort of their own home. Lana Wood from FirstCare Home Health tells us about home health care.
The best way to develop healthier behaviors and lifestyles is to have the whole family involved in the process. Katie Taylor from Madonna Proactive talks about making nutrition and exercise a resolution for you family.
Mothers and newborns in critical health situations can be moved by either ambulance or helicopter to Saint Elizabeth with the assistance of their specialized transport teams. Vicki Wenzl from St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center talks about neonatal and maternal transport teams.
Shared Vision International is a non-profit organization devoted to the restoration of sight for those with limited access to vision care or for those who can't afford it. Jim Devine, Austin Mackrill and Todd Pfeil with Eyecare Specialties tell us about their involvement with the program.
When patients have made the decision that their family is complete, it may be time to discuss permanent birth control. Dr. Darla Eisenhauer from Gynecology and Fertility PC talks about the essure procedure.
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