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Dr. Sandy Says: The Mediterranean Diet is Good For Your Heart

There is a diet that includes fat, nuts, and wine. And it’s good for you. Dr. Sandy has the delicious details. Watch the video below for all of the heart-healthy benefits of the Mediterranean Diet on...

June 17, 2013

New Viral Threat: MERS - Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus

An outbreak of SARS – Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome – caused hundreds of deaths and infected thousands more, little more than a decade ago. A new coronavirus, in the same family, has been linked...

June 14, 2013

Water Games to Beat the Heat

With temperatures hitting the 90’s around most of the state this week, water play is a great way to have fun and keep cool. As kids, we needed little more than a sprinkler in the yard. However, I...

June 13, 2013

Frozen Berry Mix Tainted with Hep A

Costco has voluntarily recalled its Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend Frozen Berry Mix, due to concerns about Hepatitis A contamination. The berry mix in question contains berries harvested...

June 7, 2013

Ask Dr. Sandy: Legal Drug Abuse

Is it okay to take antibiotics, even if you don't have a bacterial infection? The frightening fact is antibiotic misuse is dangerous to your health. Taking antibiotics needlessly increases chances of...

June 5, 2013

Dr. Sandy Says: Weight Loss is a Simple Equation

Math isn’t always easy. Especially when it’s the equation we need to balance caloric intake with output. But there are some simple – not necessarily easy – ways to tilt the scales in your favor...

June 3, 2013

Ask Dr. Sandy: No Smoking in the OR

Should you quit smoking before an operation? Any reason to stop smoking is a good one. Surgery is especially so. People who smoke are more likely to have problems after an operation. These increased...

May 30, 2013

Baby Bump Basics

So you’re pregnant. Your baby bump starts showing. You begin to gain weight. But how much weight should you gain and how much is too much? Weight gain during pregnancy is important because it...

May 24, 2013

Ask Dr. Sandy: Does A.M. Mean Awful Morning?

Pregnancy can be the best of times...or the worst -- if you have morning sickness. The majority of women (70-85%) suffer nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Well, expectant ladies, you are in luck...

May 22, 2013

Dr. Sandy Says: Exercise is Good for the Brain

Are you at or near middle age? Are you exercising? If you are, research shows you are more able to ward off dementia, and the ailments that can add to your risk of it. Learn more in the full episode...

May 22, 2013

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