A new gastric pill available in the U.K. that inflates like a balloon in your stomach claims to offer a non-surgical alternative to gastric bypass. The Doctors discuss whether it is safe.
Linda Blair’s Health Scare; Bullied Teen’s Plastic Surgery; Dogs in the O.R.?
Actress Linda Blair, best known for her role in the movie The Exorcist, helps train dogs for her WorldHeart Foundation for Animal and Human Welfare, which fights animal cruelty and helps rescue dogs. Linda shares that she recently discovered she had a...
When Kaelyn, who is known as K.K., was 2 months old, she was diagnosed with mastocytosis, a rare condition in which someone has too many mast cells, which release histamine as part of the body’s immune response. When there are too many mast cells, even...
Dentist Dr. Thanos Kristallis shares three warning signs of diabetes that can be found in your mouth, and The Doctors discuss other early signs of diabetes.
Plastic surgery to stop bullying
A controversial study claims smoking during pregnancy can influence the child’s sexuality. The Doctors weigh in on how a mother’s behavior during pregnancy can affect the child’s development.
Surgical oncologist Dr. Leslie Memsic explains that a hernia is a tear in the thin layer of tissue overlying the muscle, which allows the intestines to protrude through the tissue. About 2 percent of the population has umbilical hernias, and chances...
Anaesthesiologist Dr. Brad Taicher explains how a dog helped him ensure that 7-year-old Kaelyn didn't go into anaphylactic shock during surgery.
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Research shows you’re more likely to die of a heart attack at night or during the weekend. Find out what conditions can affect your care and how to get the best treatment.