Ask the Doctor: Back-to-School Tips
Ask the Doctor: Back-to-School Tips

Kids are in close quarters once again. And it just takes one sick student to spread a virus throughout the classroom.  

Ask the Doctor: Skin Protection in the Sun
Ask the Doctor: Skin Protection in the Sun

The higher the SPF - the better? We'll ‘Ask the Doctor’ for tips to protect your skin in the sun.

June 11th, 12:15 pm
Ask the Doctor: Eye Health for Diabetics
Ask the Doctor: Eye Health for Diabetics

When it comes to side-effects of diabetes and high blood pressure - your eye sight might not come to mind. But, if left untreated, your eyes could be in danger. 

June 4th, 1:46 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Women's Health Day
Ask the Doctor: Women's Health Day

Prevention is key when it comes to colon cancer which is the third leading cause of cancer deaths among women - behind breast and lung cancer. 

March 26th, 2:34 pm
3/5 - 5pm - Ask the Doctor: Colon Cancer Prevention
March 7th, 4:49 am by Kellene Stockwell
Ask the Doctor: Treating Chronic Pain Without Opioids
Ask the Doctor: Treating Chronic Pain Without Opioids

Chronic pain can be debilitating. But now high-frequency technology may be able to help more people than before - live pain-free and without opioids. 

February 26th, 10:31 am by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: New High Blood Pressure Guidelines
Ask the Doctor: New High Blood Pressure Guidelines

The American Heart Association released new hypertension guidelines last week - which means some of us have to watch our blood pressure more closely. Learn more in our Ask the Doctor segment. 

November 20th, 1:16 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Sierra Ketamine Clinics
Ask the Doctor: Sierra Ketamine Clinics

Chronic pain and mental illness is a daily battle for millions of people. However, relief is coming from a drug you might not expect called Ketamine. When two Reno doctors observed the profound benefits it had on patients, they wanted to make this therapy available to those who are suffering here in northern Nevada. We take you inside Sierra Ketamine Clinics for Health Watch.

October 17th, 7:33 pm by Kristen Remington
Flu Shots at School
Flu Shots at School

Getting your child vaccinated for the flu season might be just as easy as dropping them off at school.

October 23rd, 6:20 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Kybella
Ask the Doctor: Kybella

It's part of the natural aging process. When we lose volume in our lower face, you can get the appearance of a double chin. But there's a way to get rid of the excess fat without surgery. 

September 25th, 11:18 am
Ask the Doctor: Neck & Arm Pain
Ask the Doctor: Neck & Arm Pain

Many things can contribute to neck and arm pain. ROC Spine Surgeon, Dr. Ben Bjerke talks about some causes and treatment in our Ask the Doctor segment.

June 19th, 7:24 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Syphilis Outbreak in Washoe County
Ask the Doctor: Syphilis Outbreak in Washoe County

Washoe County is reporting an increase of infectious syphilis cases since 2013. Find out the signs, symptoms, tests and treatment options in tonight's Ask the Doctor. Lines are open between 5-6 p.m. at (775) 858-2222.

June 12th, 4:44 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Insulin Resistance
Ask the Doctor: Insulin Resistance

Are you insulin resistant? It is estimated more than 85-million American adults are pre-diabetic and over time, if not managed, insulin resistance can lead to pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes. To learn more, we are having a member of Renown's Endocrinology team on our Ask the Doctor segment tonight. Call (775) 858-2222 between 5-6 p.m.

May 22nd, 4:23 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Concussions
Ask the Doctor: Concussions

While concussions are common, researchers say every concussion injures your brain to some extent. A concussion is defined as a traumatic brain injury – like a blow or jolt to the head. We are talking about the signs and symptoms of concussion in tonight’s Ask the Doctor segment with Neurosurgeon, Dr. Marshall Tolbert. He works for Sierra Neurosurgery Group. To speak with him, call (775) 858-2222 between 5 – 6 p.m.

May 8th, 4:26 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Medicare Open Enrollment
Ask the Doctor: Medicare Open Enrollment

Open enrollment for Medicare is underway. If you just turned 65 or have a disability - this is the time to shop around for your health coverage. Learn more in our Ask the Doctor segment. 

October 31st, 1:27 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Medicare Wellness Visits
Ask the Doctor: Medicare Wellness Visits

If you have Medicare, you are required to see your doctor for a wellness visit every year - even if you are feeling healthy.  Find out about the tests and screenings you should expect in tonight’s Ask the Doctor. The Medical Director of Renown Medical Group will be taking your calls at (775) 858-2222 between 5 – 6 p.m.

October 10th, 3:47 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Target the Source of Your Pain
Ask the Doctor: Target the Source of Your Pain

In tonight's Ask the Doctor, we will sit down with Northern Nevada Medical Center Physical Therapist, Chris Kegler who does not just focus on what hurts, he is also SFMA certified to assess the entire body to target the source of your pain. To speak with him, call (775) 858-2222 between 5 - 6 p.m.

October 3rd, 10:40 am by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Zika & West Nile VIruses in Washoe County
Ask the Doctor: Zika & West Nile VIruses in Washoe County

Zika Virus and West Nile Virus are both confirmed in Washoe County. Washoe County's Director of Epidemiology and Public Health Preparedness will be available to answer your questions at (775) 858-2222 between 5 - 6 p.m.

August 29th, 4:20 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Flossing & Botox for TMJ Pain
Ask the Doctor: Flossing & Botox for TMJ Pain

Dr. Chelsea Dean says ignore the recently headlines about the inefficacy of flossing. Find out why in tonight's Ask the Doctor segment at 5.

August 8th, 4:49 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Pediatric Oral Care 101
Ask the Doctor: Pediatric Oral Care 101

Should you give your kids fluoride or not? And when can they start brushing on their own? Find out in tonight’s Ask the Doctor segment.

August 1st, 4:24 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Botox for Migraines
Ask the Doctor: Botox for Migraines

The discovery of BOTOX to treat migraines was an accident. Medical professionals say some people getting injections for wrinkles noticed improvement in the number of headaches they had after BOTOX.

July 11th, 5:40 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Varicose Veins
Ask the Doctor: Varicose Veins

Millions of Americans have varicose veins. While you might assume these enlarged veins, which are most commonly found in the legs, are a cosmetic issue, they can lead to serious complications if left untreated. Learn about some treatment options in tonight's Ask the Doctor.

June 13th, 3:05 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Skin Cancer
Ask the Doctor: Skin Cancer

How often do you look closely at your skin? A change in a mole or a sore that doesn't heal could be signs of skin cancer. Find out more in our Ask the Doctor segment.

May 23rd, 3:30 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Warning Signs of Stroke
Ask the Doctor: Warning Signs of Stroke

When someone has a stroke, every extra minute you wait increases the risk of permanent brain damage. Find out the warning signs in our Ask the Doctor segment.

May 16th, 4:45 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Behavioral Health
Ask the Doctor: Behavioral Health

Do you know the warning signs of depression? Behavioral health is the focus of tonight's Ask the Doctor segment.

May 9th, 1:40 pm
Ask the Doctor: Travel Vaccinations
Ask the Doctor: Travel Vaccinations

If you have plans to take your family out of the country for summer vacation, find out which vaccinations you need for your destination. Dr. Jeremy Bearfield is our Ask the Doctor guest tonight. To speak with him call (775) 858-2222 between 5 – 6 p.m.

May 2nd, 4:37 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Beating Spring Allergies
Ask the Doctor: Beating Spring Allergies

If you are dealing with swollen, itchy eyes, a runny nose and a sore throat – you are not alone! Many Northern Nevadans are sniffling and sneezing this allergy season. We have tips to curb your symptoms in tonight's Ask the Doctor.

April 25th, 4:16 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Cervical Cancer Guidelines
Ask the Doctor: Cervical Cancer Guidelines

For years, women have been told to get an annual pap test and a pelvic exam. Some organizations, however, like the American College of Physicians, recommends against getting them so frequently. We asked Northern Nevada Medical Group’s Dr. Amanda Magrini to join us for Ask the Doctor to discuss these guidelines and cervical cancer.

April 18th, 5:19 pm by Kristen Remington
Washoe County Reports First Confirmed Zika Case
Washoe County Reports First Confirmed Zika Case

A female adult with recent travel history to a Zika-affected country is the first confirmed Zika case in Washoe County according to health officials.

April 11th, 11:23 am
Ask the Doctor: Concussions
Ask the Doctor: Concussions

Whether you're a seasoned athlete or a weekend warrior, injuries happen. You can find out more about concussions during tonight’s Ask the Doctor segment.

April 4th, 4:41 pm
Ask the Doctor: Alzheimer's & Dementia
Ask the Doctor: Alzheimer's & Dementia

Does your loved one get lost in familiar places? Are they repeating the same story over and over? You might consider an assessment for Alzheimer's. How it's being done here in town in tonight's Ask the Doctor.

March 28th, 4:05 pm
Ask the Doctor: Acupuncture
Ask the Doctor: Acupuncture

A 2,000-year-old Chinese practice is being integrated into modern medicine. Learn more about acupuncture in tonight's Ask the Doctor.

March 21st, 4:44 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Lung Cancer Screening
Ask the Doctor: Lung Cancer Screening

Like many cancers, lung cancer is not often detected early. Screening is available to find it in its earliest stages. Find out if you or a loved one is a candidate in tonight's Ask the Doctor.

March 14th, 3:59 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Colorectal Cancer Prevention
Ask the Doctor: Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Many unexpected things happen in life, but colon cancer doesn't have to be one of them. How to prevent this type of cancer in tonight's Ask the Doctor.

March 7th, 4:45 pm by Kristen Remington
Ask the Doctor: Healthy Eating Habits for Kids
Ask the Doctor: Healthy Eating Habits for Kids

This week kicks off National Nutrition Month. So in tonight's Ask the Doctor segment, we're talking about new healthy eating habits you can introduce to your family.

February 29th, 3:15 pm
Ask the Doctor: Heart Attack Signs for Women & Tips for Kids
Ask the Doctor: Heart Attack Signs for Women & Tips for Kids

The signs of a heart attack can be different for women than men. What they are and how soon you should seek medical attention in tonight's Ask the Doctor.

February 22nd, 4:05 pm by Kristen Remington

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