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Inside Your Health: Treating Traction Alopecia

Traction alopecia is a form of hair loss, often caused by hairstyles that pull on the scalp, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. KSTP’s Leah McLean sat down with medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou who further explains this form of hair loss as well as treatment options...


  • Inside Your Health: Privacy and Personal Health Information

    Privacy is important to protect when it comes to an individual’s personal health information. KSTP’s Bill Lunn sat down with medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou, who further explains what can cause a delay in care when it comes to privacy and personal medical information...

  • Inside Your Health: High Priority Scrutiny by FDA of Permanent Contraceptive Device Essure

    A non-surgical, permanent contraceptive device is currently under harsh observation. KSTP’s Leah McLean sat down with medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou, who further explains the complications associated with using Essure as well as what women using the device might want to consider doing...

  • Inside Your Health: The Decline of Vascular Dementia

    There are approximately 7.5 million people living with dementia in the United States, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. However, according to a new report published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the rate of dementia among those over the age of 60 has decreased 44 percent since the 1970s. KSTP’s Leah McLean sat down with medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou who further explains the study’s findings as well as the differences between Alzheimer’s dementia and vascular dementia...

  • Inside Your Health: Athletes and Body Mass Index

    Super Bowl 50 on Sunday night proved that many football players build significant muscle to better perform in their sport. How does height as well as muscle and fat proportions contribute to, or take away from, their overall health? KSTP medical expert Dr. Archelle Georigou explains...

  • Inside Your Health: Addressing Paternal Postpartum Depression

    Bringing a new baby home is an adjustment for any new family and studies show it doesn’t just affect the mother.  While a federal task force recently recommended new screening guidelines to better identify postpartum depression in mothers, it can be a difficult time for new fathers as well...

  • Inside Your Health: Nutritional Value of Dairy Alternatives

    The U.S. reportedly spends $4.8 billion per year on dairy alternatives, which include almond milk, soy milk and rice milk. KSTP’s Bill Lunn sat down with medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou, who discusses exactly how dairy alternatives compare with regular milk, as well as the nutritional value of those alternatives...

  • Inside Your Health: Clinical Trial Considerations

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has utilized clinical trials for the 1,500 drugs approved in its history. KSTP’s Bill Lunn sat down with medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou, who provides insight into a clinical study in France, and shares considerations for those participating in a clinical trial...

  • Inside Your Health: What to Do When Kids Swallow Batteries

    Battery ingestion is a common concern with young children. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, roughly 4,800 children swallow batteries every year. KSTP medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou explains that there are three ways in which a battery can cause a problem if ingested and offers treatment advice...

  • Inside Your Health: KSTP's Medical Expert Answers Viewer Questions

    From support for people with illnesses to side effects of certain medications, 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS viewers have had many questions for our medical expert, Dr. Archelle Georgiou. In a special segment of “Inside Your Health,” Dr. Georgiou answers some of the questions she has received on Facebook from viewers...

  • Inside Your Health: Utilizing a Flexible Health Spending Account

    The end of 2015 is less than two weeks away, which means time is limited to spend the money in flexible health spending accounts, or FSAs. KSTP’s Leah McLean sat down with medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou, who explains the importance of knowing your employer’s rules when it comes to FSAs as well as what items are eligible for FSA spending...

  • Inside Your Health: Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Treatment and Recovery

    Governor Mark Dayton is currently recovering from back surgery; the second surgery he has had for the same condition, called lumbar spinal stenosis. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, between 8 and 11 percent of the U.S. population has this condition. KSTP’s Bill Lunn sat down with medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou to further discuss treatment options and recovery...

  • Inside Your Health: Addressing Compulsive Shopping

    Have you ever experienced buyer’s remorse, perhaps for your Black Friday purchases? You’re not alone. According to the Journal of Consumer Research, roughly 8.9 percent of U.S. shoppers are affected by compulsive shopping. KSTP’s Leah McLean sat down with medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou to further discuss compulsive buying and ways to curb it...

  • Inside Your Health: A Healthy Diet Varies from Person to Person

    Scientists may now have an explanation for why you still feel hungry after eating a healthy meal. According to a recently published study, a healthy diet for one individual may not be healthy for another. KSTP’s Leah McLean sat down with medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou, who further explains the study and how certain foods affect individuals differently...

  • Inside Your Health: Development of Vaccine to Lower Cholesterol

    Cholesterol-lowering drugs—called statins—are proven to decrease the risk of heart attack and stroke. A new study published last week by researchers at the University of New Mexico and the NIH found early, but promising results, in the development of a vaccine to prevent high cholesterol....

  • Inside Your Health: How to Discuss Sex with Your Kids

    Many parents grapple with how to have conversations about sex with their children. However, a newly-released study expresses how important it is for parents to have that conversation. KSTP’s Bill Lunn sat down with medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou, who discusses the results of the analysis and gives advice for how to effectively have a conversation about sex with your children....






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