Why does Samantha have freckles on only half of her body!? Samantha’s freckling pattern is quite dramatic. Dermatologist Dr. Sonya Batra and Plastic Surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon examine her and have the solution to the mystery!
The Doctors investigate! A recent report in the British Medical Journal looked into the case of a man who went to the emergency room complaining of nausea, vomiting and stomach pain thinking he simply had the flu. After ruling out changes in his diet, alcohol intake or drug use, they discovered that the acute hepatitis was linked to his consumption of energy drinks, which consisted for 4 to 5 energy drinks during a 3-week period.
A mom is defending the use of the controversial word “retard” around her 8-year-old who has Down syndrome, as she believes it will help him laugh at himself later in life. “This is your child, this is bullying,” Plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon adds.
Black Eyed Peas member Taboo, revealed in a Doctors exclusive that he’s now cancer-free following a just-revealed testicular cancer battle, is now using his celebrity to help others. The proceeds from his new song, “The Fight,” will go to the American Cancer Society, which works to end the disease through numerous research programs and initiatives. ER physician Dr. Travis Stork says that the American Cancer Society is currently helping to fund over 800 researchers who are fighting cancer.
Angela previously came to The Doctors seeking help for her rare birth defect that caused her chest to cave in and made breathing difficult. The Doctors note that pectus excavatum only occurs in one per every 300 to 400 births and is much more common for boys.
Is the secret to looking and feeling your best ozone therapy? The Doctors are joined by actress and director Alison Eastwood, who is the daughter of Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood, who recently underwent the therapy. After undergoing treatments at AMA Skincare with Dr. Alice Pien and Dr. Asher Milgrom, Alison says she felt improvements with her vision and with that morning fog feeling.
A viral Internet message claims that breakouts in different areas on the face may indicate different underlying problems – the forehead is due to poor diet, for example, while chin pimples come from kidney disease, and the cheeks break out from allergies and stress.
Dogs love peanut butter and pet-lovers know it’s an easy way to get pups to take medication. Veterinarian Courtney Campbell explains that one ingredient in some peanut butters can be fatal to Fido. “Peanut butter by itself is totally safe,” explains Dr. Campbell.
Take a tropical adventure – without leaving your couch! Join Plastic Surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon on a journey to the islands of Tahiti for some rest and relaxation … and some wellness tips from this famously healthy Pacific paradise. Next Dr. Ordon visits the pineapple fields of Moorea. Tour guide Moana takes Dr. Ordon to sample pineapple juice and pineapple wine.
Almost 25 million suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder in the U.S. alone. One woman found a unique way to cope with her PTSD after a traumatic event – by following the call of the wild. After an ex-boyfriend raped Sarah, she developed agonizing PTSD.
ER Physician Dr. Travis Stork looks at seemingly random labeling and pricing of over-the-counter drugs – including examples where the same drug, marketed for two different conditions, has entirely different pricing. Dr. Stork found two boxes of pills in a local drugstore. One in a blue box is marketed as a night-time sleep aid.