Part 1:Pro Football Hall of Fame players Dick Butkus and Deacon Jones engage in a very lively discussion about their extraordinary pro football careers, including the health risks associated with the game and how their playing days compare with today’s NFL. Both players have channeled their legendary status toward helping the community: Jones supports urban youth through the Deacon Jones Foundation, and Butkus focuses on student athletes and steroid awareness with his I Play Clean program.
Part 2: Pro Football Hall of Fame players Dick Butkus and Deacon Jones continue their high-spirited conversation about the pros and cons of playing professional football — including their opinions on today’s bounties for defensive players.
Abdominal aortic aneurysms kill almost 15,000 Americans each year. If detected early, new minimally invasive surgical techniques can correct this dangerous condition. Vascular surgeon Russell Montgomery, M.D., walks you step by step through the symptoms and treatment.
Peripheral neuropathy is an uncomfortable burning or numbing sensation in the feet and legs. The most common causes? First is diabetes, and the second is alcohol consumption. Neurologist Amir Shokrae, M.D., explains the causes and symptoms and demonstrates the instruments used for detection of this painful condition.
With its antioxidants and storied healing properties, there are a lot of health benefits associated with honey — some proven, some perhaps the result of a bit of sweet mythology. Larry Santora, M.D., explains many of these claims and explains whether or not honey is a “wonder food.”
Throbbing headache? You may be able to bypass medication and transform the pain by thinking about it differently. Clinical psychologist David Pincus, Ph.D., demonstrates how to relieve pain through guided imagery.
It’s a portable, implantable EKG monitor for patients with a very high risk of heart attack. This Angel Alert System is what long-time cardiologists Kelly Tucker, M.D., and Larry Santora, M.D., say is some of the best, game-changing technology they’ve seen in years.