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Inside Your Health: Pill Claiming to Boost Women's Libido Receives Federal Approval

On Tuesday, Sprout Pharmaceuticals received federal approval for Addyi, the first pill for women who suffer from a loss of sexual appetite. Some disapproved of Addyi's federal approval, suggesting that women’s desire disorders do not exist and that the new pill is not very effective and contains too many side effects. KSTP’s Leah McLean sat down with medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou, who analyzed those claims and further explains the new pill....  


  • In November 2013, Nancy Kurpirz of Maple Grove suffered a stroke, leaving her completely immobile. For the past year, she's been doing intensive therapy at the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Center in Golden Valley. Inside Your Health Special: Stroke - When Seconds Count

    Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States suffers a stroke. Someone will die of a stroke every four minutes, making it one of the top five leading causes of death in the country. In this special edition of "Inside Your Health," Dr. Archelle Georgiou takes a closer look at the growing effort in Minnesota to get stroke patients the treatment they need...

  • Inside Your Health: Transitioning from Pediatrician to Adult Doctor

    Typically, a child’s first pediatrician visit is right after the child is born. However, there can be uncertainty about the transition from a pediatrician to an adult doctor. As young people reach the end of their teenage years, many wonder about when the right time to transition to and adult doctor occurs....

  • Inside Your Health: Appendix Removal Surgery

    Each year, more than 200,000 people visit the operating room to have their appendix removed. According to the American College of Surgeons, "surgery is the standard treatment for an acute, sudden infection of the appendix."...

  • Inside Your Health: Heartburn Medication Risks

    In any given year, more than 20 million U.S. citizens—about one in every 14—use a common medication for heartburn called proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs. The medication is sold under brand names such as Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid and Protonix and is the fourth most commonly used medication in the U.S....

  • Inside Your Health: Evaluating Heart Surgery Care

    A baby died after undergoing a heart surgery procedure at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Florida last week. The fatality marked the ninth case of death as a result of infant heart surgery complications since the pediatric cardiac surgery program opened roughly three years ago....

  • Inside Your Health: Brain Cancer Risk Factors and Treatment

    Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden, lost his battle with brain cancer yesterday at the age of 46. In light of this recent event, KSTP medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou explains more about brain cancer versus brain tumors....

  • Inside Your Health: Diagnosing Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a condition that affects roughly 10 to 15 percent of the population. The condition made health headlines this past week, with a report that a “breakthrough” blood test to diagnose IBS has been developed....

  • Inside Your Health: Adult Smoking Rate at an All-Time Low in Minn.

    Fewer adults in Minnesota are smoking. According to the Minnesota Adult Tobacco Survey, tobacco use among adults continues to drop. According to the report, the adult smoking rate in 2014 was 14.4 percent—the lowest rate ever recorded in the state....

  • Inside Your Health: Hysterectomy Coverage Changes if Certain Surgical Device is Used

    Roughly 70 to 80 percent of women by the age of 50 are affected by non-cancerous tumors that grow within the walls of the uterus. Last week, insurance company Aetna announced that in most cases, it will no longer pay for hysterectomies when the gynecologist uses a surgical device called the morcellator....

  • Inside Your Health: How 3-D Printing Assists the Healthcare Industry

    Advances in the 3-D printing industry have allowed companies to manufacture nearly any item—from eyewear to athletic cleats to automobile components to motors and generators. Now, the 3-D printing industry is being applied in healthcare....

  • Inside Your Health: Study Discusses ADHD Treatment for Children in Minn.

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is considered one of the most common childhood disorders. It’s estimated that 10 percent of children in Minnesota are affected by ADHD....

  • Inside Your Health: Study Shows Sleep Apnea Linked to Speeding up Memory Loss

    It’s estimated that 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, but most of those cases are undiagnosed. A new study published in the Journal of Neurology showed that moderate to heavy snoring may lead to early dementia...

  • Inside Your Health: New Products Debuted at Digital Health Conference

    New products and innovations were shown off at the Mobcon Digital Health Conference in downtown Minneapolis Wednesday. KSTP medical expert doctor Archelle Georgiou was part of it all was able to introduce us to some of the products and the people involved...

  • Inside Your Health Special: Behind that Smile

    You might receive more than cleanings and fillings the next time you head to the dentist’s office. More offices are offering to take your blood pressure when you sit in the dentist chair and the change could save lives...

  • Inside Your Health: New Report on Prescribing Iron Supplements to Expecting Mothers, Infants

    Iron deficiency and Anemia affects up to one in four expecting mothers. So it is not surprising that prescribing iron supplements to pregnant women is a routine part of prenatal care. But on Wednesday a new report by the U.S. Preventive Services task force brings that nearly 10-year-old practice into question...






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