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VIDEO: Research scientists have performed various studies on the valuable life-extending antioxidants in vegetables. These studies reveal whether it’s healthier to eat vegetables raw or cooked. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, hosts this compact segment of health news in The Health Reporter Minute.
VIDEO: Robotic-assisted surgery was developed to overcome both the limitations of minimally-invasive surgery or to enhance the capabilities of surgeons performing open surgery. See how robots can simplify complex surgeries with equal or improved outcomes. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, interviewed Dr. Mark Lollar, OB-GYN from John Muir Medical Center. Producer/Editor: Karen Owoc. Director of Photography: Michael Davich.
VIDEO: A recent study revealed a new risk factor for heart attacks in women. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, hosts a compact segment of health news in The Health Reporter Minute™. Writer/Producer/Editor: Karen Owoc.
VIDEO: Scientists have found that certain foods affect the brain and the way it responds to the hormones that regulate your appetite. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, tells you how to outsmart the physiological triggers to overeat. Producer: Karen Owoc. Director of Photography: Michael Davich.
VIDEO: Botox is a popular remedy for facial wrinkles and muscle spasms, but it’s also the answer to hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating. This condition is debilitating socially, occupationally and economically and afflicts over 8 million people. Find out more from Dr. Perry Solomon of the San Ramon Regional Medical Center and Bridges Medical Clinic. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, chats with the doctor in this short-form TV health segment. Producer/Editor: Karen Owoc. Director of Photography: Michael Davich.
VIDEO: New research found a nutritional link that could affect type 2 diabetes — a disease that affects 24 million people and has long-term health complications. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, hosts this compact segment of health news in The Health Reporter Minute. Writer/Producer: Karen Owoc.
VIDEO: Amidst a market flooded with high-tech sports drinks, studies show “nature’s” recovery drink to be the most effective exercise beverage. Writer/Producer: Karen Owoc. Sports clips from the 2010 Pacific Coast Collegiate Classic. [Segment #0016M
The USDA has retired its longstanding Food Guide Pyramid and unveiled its new food group symbol. Find out how to apply the model to your lifetime eating plan. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, hosts a compact segment of health news in The Health Reporter Minute. Writer/Producer: Karen Owoc. [Segment #0016H
Fat that settles around your middle is a serious health risk factor. Here’s what works (and doesn’t work) in your attempts to defat your belly. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, hosts this short-form segment of men’s health and fitness news in The Men’s Health Minute. Writer/Producer: Karen Owoc. [Segment #0014M
Belly fat is biologically different from fat that’s on the buttocks, thigh and hips. It secretes hormones and has its own blood supply which can lead to several life-threatening diseases. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, hosts this compact segment of men’s health and fitness news in The Men’s Health Minute. Writer/Producer: Karen Owoc. [Segment #0015M
Men far outnumber women when it comes to hearing loss. Find out why and how to prevent it. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, hosts this compact segment of men’s health and fitness news in The Men’s Health Minute.Writer/Producer: Karen Owoc. [Segment #0009M
Men often say they don’t have time to exercise, but here’s a new trend that combats the sedentary work. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, hosts this compact segment of men’s health and fitness news in The Men’s Health Minute. Writer/Producer: Karen Owoc. [Segment #0012M
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Dietary supplements are popular, but you can’t assume they’re safe and effective because they’re on store shelves.
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Nutritional supplements are intended to provide nutrients that you may be missing from your diet. Here’s why you need to be a savvy consumer.
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The long-term benefits of wearing sunscreen are backed by solid scientific research, but there’s also evidence that a common compound in sunscreen may cause skin damage.
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When you exercise and work up a good sweat, you need additional fluids. Here are some quick fluid facts for when you’re getting fit.
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Attention to your oral health is important for your overall health. How you care for your mouth, teeth and gums can affect the rest of your body.
Your hearing can be affected by driving your car at high speeds. Learn more about noise-induced hearing loss. Karen Owoc, The Health Reporter, hosts a compact segment of men’s health and fitness news in The Men’s Health Minute. Writer/Producer: Karen Owoc. [Segment #0001M
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Spring strikes 40 million Americans with seasonal allergies each year bringing on the usual coughing, sneezing and red itchy eyes. But researchers report that allergies may also cause psychological harm. Studies show allergies worsen mood, cognition and quality of life and can double the likelihood of depression.
On the surface, if you can’t sleep well and you’re rundown and miserable, it’s bound to worsen your mood and make you more vulnerable to depression. Moreover, when you’re congested and have to breathe through your mouth to get oxygen, it’s irritating and unattractive. Sufferers often avoid socializing and isolate themselves which further increases their risk of depression.
There’s no evidence that allergies actually cause people to feel depressed, but emerging studies reveal allergies can be a risk factor for depression. Beyond the sleep problems that can lead to poor concentration and depression, research suggests that there’s a biological component to the “allergy blues” that afflict so many allergy sufferers.
Allergic ‘rhinitis’, or commonly known as a stuffy nose, causes specialized cells in the nose to release cytokines. These small protein molecules rev up the immune system response whereby proinflammatory cytokines “inflame” your cells and tissues. Continue reading
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Artificial nails have become increasingly popular and according to the U.S. Census Bureau figures, revenue for nail salons amounted to $1.6 billion in 2005. If you’re hooked on augmenting your natural nails, the next time you head off to the salon, you might want to bring along some sunscreen.
A University of Texas study published in the 2009 Archives of Dermatology found that two women who frequently used UV nail dryers developed skin cancer on the backs of their hands. These two healthy middle-aged women with no personalor family history of skin cancer developed non-melanoma (basal or squamous cell): Continue reading