Friday News Feed: April 5, 2013
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Friday News Feed
Stay up to date on the latest health headlines and learn how they could be affecting you and your family.


March’s Maddest Injury   Louisville basketball guard Kevin Ware recently suffered a gruesome injury on the court. The Doctors and former NFL Hall-of-Famer Joe Theismann weigh in. | Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Christopher Lee explains the injury.


A Reality Star’s
Tragic Death
Learn how carbon monoxide poisoning took the life of MTV reality star Shain Gandee, along with his uncle and friend. | Find out the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning.


The Deadly
Consequences of Huffing
Richard and Carolyn Doherty tragically lost their 14-year-old daughter, Aria, after she inhaled keyboard cleaner. The parents speak out to raise awareness of the dangers of huffing household products.

• The Aria Vette Doherty Memorial Fund is dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers of inhalation abuse. Donations may be sent to the following address:

The Aria Vette Doherty Memorial Fund
P.O. Box 8531
Porter Ranch, CA 91326.

Helicopter Parenting
Loni Coombs, former criminal prosecutor, mother and author of "You’re Perfect …" and Other Lies Parents Tell: The Ugly Truth about Spoiling Your Kids, joins The Doctors to discuss pressing parenting issues.


The Risks of Helicopter Parenting
Being an overprotective parent can endanger your child’s physical and social health more than you think.


RSV Outbreak
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is on the rise in Idaho, and has infected at least 26 children. Learn symptoms to look out for.


The Doctors and USA Weekend

The Doctors have an exciting partnership with USA Weekend magazine as the exclusive medical contributors to its weekly HealthSmart column!

Latest: Fibromyalgia
• Check out USA Weekend for more information.

See which local newspapers feature USA Weekend.

• Purchase "You’re Perfect …" and Other Lies Parents Tell: The Ugly Truth about Spoiling Your Kids, at www.thebooknook.com or wherever books are sold.

"You’re Perfect …" and Other Lies Parents Tell: The Ugly Truth about Spoiling Your Kids, is published by The Doctors' executive producer Jay McGraw’s publishing company, Bird Street Books, Inc.

Nature Deficit Disorder
Health and features editor of Women’s Health magazine, Sascha De Gersdorff, discusses an important topic featured in the April issue: Are you getting enough “vitamin N?”

Women’s Health magazine partnered with The Nature Conservancy, a charitable U.S. environmental organization, to conduct an online survey in December 2012, which examined women’s relationships with the outdoors. The findings concluded that women are spending more time indoors than ever, putting them at risk for a deficiency in vitamin N, or nature. Learn four ways to get more vitamin N in your life.

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