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The Dangers of Summer Heat Exposure

Spend enough time outside during the summer months and you may feel tired, thirsty, or a little nauseous. These are relatively common symptoms of heat exhaustion. But if your body temperature gets…

From  Nathan Tanner on July 20th, 2021 8 plays 0  

ER or Not: Heatstroke

During the summer months, heat exposure can be common. But could it be life-threatening? According to emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen, heatstroke is an extremely dangerous condition that can lead…

From  Nathan Tanner on June 29th, 2021 30 plays 0  

Exercise Bands and Eye Injuries

Resistance bands are a great exercise and physical therapy tool—but can sometimes be dangerous. Emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen talks about the types of eye injuries caused by exercise…

From  Nathan Tanner on April 5th, 2021 91 plays 0  

60: Coping with COVID-19

For Troy, COVID-19 is a part of his life every day as an emergency room doctor. Troy talks to Scot about the kinds of COVID cases he sees in the ER, how COVID is unlike any other disease he's…

From  Nathan Tanner on November 18th, 2020 26 plays 0  

Four Quick Questions to Determine if You May Be Drinking Too Much

Like most things, alcohol is best consumed in moderation. But there is a fine line between a couple of drinks to blow off steam and a potential alcohol abuse problem. How can you tell if your alcohol…

From  Nathan Tanner on October 22nd, 2020 172 plays 0  

41: Staying Sane During a Pandemic

Life during the pandemic can be tough, especially for those in health care. Troy talks about life as an ER doctor during COVID-19. Scot asks him about how he’s holding up, the strategies he…

From  Nathan Tanner on April 21st, 2020 13 plays 0  

ER or Not: When Should I Go to the Emergency Room?

The ER is for emergencies—we know this. But which health conditions classify as "emergencies" can be confusing. During the COVID-19 pandemic, especially, it's important to know…

From  Nathan Tanner on April 20th, 2020 237 plays 0  

40: Top 5 Cliches That Could Save Your Life

Wear your seatbelt. Drink in moderation. Eat your vegetables. We’ve heard these mundane suggestions all our lives, but they may just be the most important cliches to take to heart. Dr. Troy…

From  Nathan Tanner on April 14th, 2020 13 plays 0  

ER or Not: I Think I Have Coronavirus

Should you go to the ER for COVID-19 symptoms? Emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen says, “No.” However, there are exceptions—If you’re experiencing high fever or cough…

From  Nathan Tanner on March 27th, 2020 42 plays 0  

37: The Physical Distancing Episode

In the midst of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to care about your health. Even during distancing, working on the Core 4 can help keep up your immunity and resiliency. Dr. Troy Madsen,…

From  Nathan Tanner on March 24th, 2020 21 plays 0  

34: You Can’t Always Trust the Internet

Coffee doesn’t cure cancer. Despite what that article you saw on social media may tell you. With so many health sources online, how can you tell the good ones from the bad? Dr. Troy Madsen…

From  Nathan Tanner on February 25th, 2020 12 plays 0  

Health Hack: Sit Less at Work

Sitting for long periods of time may be as harmful to your health as obesity and smoking. On today’s Health Hack, Dr. Troy Madsen has a few ways you can get up and moving throughout the day to…

From  Nathan Tanner on June 24th, 2019 59 plays 0  

3 Things that Can Kill Young, Healthy People

Generally, people who are young and healthy aren't necessarily prone to dying—but, there are still exceptions. Emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen talks about the top three health…

From  Nathan Tanner on June 6th, 2019 211 plays 0  

1: The Turning Point

Think you’re healthy? Time for a wake-up call. On the inaugural episode of Who Cares About Men’s Health, Scot Singpiel and Dr. Troy Madsen share their own turning points when they…

From  Nathan Tanner on May 29th, 2019 11 plays 0  

Introduction: Who Cares About Men's Health?

Find out who Dr. Troy Madsen and Scot Singpiel are and why they care about men's health. Learn about what the podcast hopes to accomplish and what they'll be talking about in future…

From  Nathan Tanner on May 16th, 2019 22 plays 0  

Health Hack: Bring an Antibiotic When Traveling Abroad

What would you do if you develop a urinary tract infection while traveling abroad? On today’s Health Hack, emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen explains why bringing an antibiotic with you when…

From  Nathan Tanner on May 2nd, 2019 31 plays 0