This week’s Ask MomRN Show features tips on keeping your mouth healthy, even as you indulge in those decadent holiday treats! We also have exciting news about breast cancer and survivor rates and a new medical device improving the lives of people with atrial fibrillation. Still shopping for the holidays? Don’t know what to get the tech lovers on your list? We have several fun ideas they are sure to love!
It’s during this time of year that many of us are concerned about growing waistlines, but what about our gum lines? What impact do the rich foods, cheeses, extra sweets, alcoholic beverages and other indulgences that we partake in at holiday parties and gatherings have on our mouths and teeth? Celebrity dentist, Dr. Lee Gause, joins us to discuss what steps we can take to help ensure our mouths remain healthy and fresh despite all of the decadent food and drinks we tend to consume during the holiday season.
Many Americans take pills every day to manage disease and improve their health. For the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation or a-fib, blood thinners that help prevent stroke-causing blood clots can make minor injuries life threatening. So for patients like today’s guest who are avid travelers, the risk of being hours from medical attention can be dangerous. Joining us is documentary film maker, Jim Burroughs, along with his cardiologist Dr. Shephal Doshi of Providence Saint John’s Health Center to talk about how medical advancements are providing ways to help afib patients manage their condition and stay active.
Recent data from the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium is shedding new light on a survivor’s most nagging fear – will my cancer come back? Dr. Tara Sanft from the Yale Cancer Center Survivorship Clinic is here to share study findings that redefine the five-year survival milestone.
Time is running out when it comes to getting your holiday shopping done! Whether you’ve waited until the last minute or don’t know what to get the gamer who has everything, Tech Expert Andrea Smith is here with THE last-minute holiday gift guide. She has tips to scoring the hottest gaming gadgets and a few cool points for mom and dad!
Join us live on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 1 pm EST or listen on demand anytime afterwards!
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