The Doctors August 6 2012
The Doctors August 6 2012 episode shared the touching story of one family’s tragedy and the surprising gift they received after being in the national spotlight. Plus, The Doctors explored the healthy habits that could actually be bad for you, from Vitamin C to bottled water and beyond. Check out these segments from The Doctors August 6 2012 show (this episode originally aired on The Doctors April 30 2012).
Mom Induces Labor For Husband Dying of Pulmonary Fibrosis
The Doctors shared the story of a woman whose husband’s dying wish was to meet their unborn daughter. She decided to induce labor and give her husband the chance to meet their baby in his final days. The Doctors team met the family to see how they are doing now and give them a big surprise.
Mercury In Fish & Fat Free Food Myths
Would you be surprised to learn that fat free foods don’t actually help you lose weight? The Doctors explained why. Also, get a definitive guide to whether you should be concerned about mercury levels from fish in your diet. Plus, Dr Jim Sears explored the snack aisle to reveal that some supposedly healthy choices are no better than candy bars.
Phthalates In Cleaning Products & Vitamin C Common Cold Myths
Vitamin C and antibiotics are common cold treatments, but are they really effective? Dr Travis Stork explained the truth behind some pervasive cold myths. Also, are there Phthalates in your cleaning products, and do you need to worry about your exposure to them? Find out how to keep children and pregnant women safe, with alternatives to common cleaning solutions.
Flats Vs High Heels Health Warning
Which shoes are worse for your foot health: Flats or High Heels? The Doctors modeled some classic shoes and revealed the truth about taking care of your feet and choosing the proper shoes. Also, did you know that eye drops can be dangerous and actually make your eyes even more red?
Urinary Incontinence: Causes, Types & Triggers
Urinary Incontinence is a common condition, but more than half the patients suffering from it are too embarrassed to get help. Find out the causes and treatment options for this condition, which affects more women than men. Learn how Kegel Exercises can help, and whether you should be concerned about related conditions.
Bottled Water Health Warning
Are you really getting your money’s worth out of bottled water? Is it safe to use baking soda and peroxide on your teeth? The Doctors talked about some common, everyday health concerns with information you need to know.