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Does an Expensive Mask Better Reduce the Spread of COVID-19?

Wearing face masks can help reduce the chance of spreading coronavirus, but what kind of mask is best? According to Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tom Miller, a cheap and simple cloth mask is just as…

From  Nathan Tanner on July 17th, 2020 121 plays 0  

Wearing a Mask is Crucial for Getting Back to Normal

In the first weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, few could have predicted the importance of wearing a face mask to slow the spread of the virus. Dr. Tom Miller describes masks as “the pill”…

From  Nathan Tanner on July 10th, 2020 142 plays 0  

Should Families be Physical Distancing at Home?

One of the best ways to protect yourself against coronavirus is physically distancing yourself from other people. But physical distancing in the same house can be near impossible. Chief Medical…

From  Nathan Tanner on April 9th, 2020 83 plays 0  

Steps Hospitals Are Taking to Keep You Safe During COVID-19

Many hospitals around the country have rescheduled non-essential procedures due to coronavirus. But if you absolutely have to go into the hospital, you're probably wondering how safe you'll…

From  Nathan Tanner on April 8th, 2020 115 plays 0  

Omega-3 Supplements Reduce Risk of Stroke and Heart Attack

There are many potential health benefits associated with taking Omega-3 supplements, and there may be a new one to add to that list. New research found that fish oil supplements lead to a significant…

From  Nathan Tanner on December 17th, 2019 218 plays 0  

Do You Really Need an Annual Prostate Exam?

Common knowledge used to hold that men over the age of 50 needed to get an annual digital prostate exam. Catching cancer early is important, but do men really need to get the uncomfortable procedure…

From  Nathan Tanner on September 18th, 2019 355 plays 0  

Protect Yourself From Opioid Addiction By Asking Your Doctor These Questions

The dangers of opioid abuse and addiction are everywhere in the news. But, doctors still do not have a standard operating procedure on how to best prescribe or treat pain with these highly addictive…

From  Nathan Tanner on July 29th, 2019 58 plays 0  

What is Gout and Am I At Risk?

You may have heard about gout in history class, but it’s still around today. In fact, if anyone in your family has suffered from the condition, you may be at risk. Dr. Tom Miller explains what…

From  Nathan Tanner on July 8th, 2019 94 plays 0  

How to Relieve Allergy Symptoms

Itchy eyes. Runny nose. Difficulty breathing. Allergies can make you miserable. Dr. Tom Miller discusses everything you need to know about allergies. Learn how to prevent your symptoms, relieve the…

From  Nathan Tanner on April 18th, 2019 112 plays 0  

Does Gargling Salt Water Help a Sore Throat?

One of the more common home remedies for a sore throat is gargling salt water. Is this actually true? Dr. Tom Miller discusses whether or not this folk remedy is useful and examines a few other…

From  Nathan Tanner on January 28th, 2019 844 plays 0  

Listener Question: What to do if I Can't Go to Sleep?

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most beneficial things you can do for your health. But sometimes it can feel impossible to fall asleep at night. Dr. Tom Miller shares a few simple…

From  Nathan Tanner on October 24th, 2018 170 plays 0  

New Shingles Vaccine: Who's it For and What it Does

Shingles is the reactivation of chickenpox—a virus most people get during childhood—and older people are at a higher risk of getting the infection. Should you receive the new shingles…

From  Nathan Tanner on October 19th, 2018 512 plays 0  

What's Causing My Dizziness?

Dizziness is one of the most common complaints primary care physicians treat. There are many different types of dizziness, each with its causes and treatments. Dr. Tom Miller shares how to figure out…

From  Nathan Tanner on September 11th, 2018 368 plays 0  

Could You Have Fatty Liver Disease?

In recent years, fatty liver disease has become the most common chronic liver disease, affecting as many as 80 million Americans—many who don’t even know they have the disease. Dr. Tom…

From  Nathan Tanner on August 24th, 2018 73 plays 0  

Rosacea Signs and Symptoms

Rosacea is a chronic skin disorder that causes redness, itching, and unsightly bumps on the face. Without early treatment, rosacea can get worse, so it's best to take action when detected. On…

From  Nathan Tanner on February 16th, 2018 108 plays 0  

Screening Can Prevent Osteoporosis

The thought of a parent or grandparent falling can be a scary one, but if they have osteoporosis it can make a bad situation even worse. On today's Health Minute, Dr. Tom Miller explains what…

From  Nathan Tanner on February 2nd, 2018 71 plays 0