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Inside Your Health: HIV Pills Show More Promise to Prevent Infection

There is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved the drug works now shows that it does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses...


  • INSIDE YOUR HEALTH: The Cost of Diabetes Care

    The Centers for Disease Control says diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death, and if current trends continue one in three adults in the U.S. will have diabetes by 2015. The numbers are startling and new research shows patients’ out of pocket costs to manage their diabetes are climbing...

  • KSTP Special Report: Both Sides of the Scale

    More than 180,000 people in Minnesota struggle with an eating disorder. While conditions like bulimia and anorexia have higher profiles, a different type of eating disorder is more common. The condition, known as compulsive overeating or binge eating disorder, causes a person to eat in excess without the ability to control his or her actions...  

  • INSIDE YOUR HEALTH: Open Notes and What it Means for Patients

    Mental health concerns are back in the headlines after a young man's deadly attack last Friday near the UC Santa Barbara campus. Doctors and hospitals nationwide are continually looking for new strategies to improve the outcomes in mental health patients, which might prevent future incidents...

  • Inside Your Health: Decision to Have a Double Mastectomy

    Actress Angelina Jolie is back with a new movie. She is also talking about the double mastectomy she underwent one year ago this month. Jolie chose preventative surgery due to her genetic risk and family history. On this week's Inside Your Health segment we look at a new study that shows women make the same choice for very different reasons...

  • AARP: Minnesota is #1 in Meeting Older Residents' Long Term Care Needs

    Minnesota is as good as it gets when it comes to meeting older residents' long term care needs, according to a new report from AARP. Overall, Minnesota is ranked number one in the state by state breakdown...

  • INSIDE YOUR HEALTH: Curbing Alcohol Addiction

    On this week’s edition of Inside Your Health we take a look at fighting alcoholism in Minnesota. The Centers for Disease Control says Minnesota has the fourth highest binge drinking rate in the country. A new study out this week reveals how the ways to curb alcoholism are often overlooked...

  • INSIDE YOUR HEALTH: U of M Study Links Energy Drinks to Unhealthy Habits

    For this week’s Inside Your Health, a new study by the University of Minnesota is linking energy drinks to other unhealthy habits in teens. The study done in conjunction with Duke University in Durham, NC, finds a link between smoking, high consumption of other sugary drinks, and prolonged time watching TV or playing video games with weekly sports and energy drinks consumption...

  • INSIDE YOUR HEALTH: How a Mother's Diet Can Alter Baby's Genes

    For this week’s addition of Inside Your Health, KSTP takes a look at how your diet - before you get pregnant - could impact your future child's genetics. Scientists found nutritional deficiencies at the time of conception can alter a baby's genes permanently...

  • INSIDE YOUR HEALTH: You Have Health Insurance, Now What?

    In this special edition of Inside Your Health, KSTP looks at health insurance. KSTP wanted to help you navigate the system so you can make the best choices for your health, your family's health and your finances...

  • Dr. Archelle Georgiou on 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS and KSTP.com

    Join medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou every Wednesday night at 10 p.m. on 5 EYEWITNESS News. Dr. Georgiou reports on the latest medical and health care news...

  • Minnesotans Urged to Get Rid of Old Medicines

    Minnesotans have a chance to get rid of their old and unused prescription drugs on Saturday. April 26 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. State Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson encourages Minnesotans to dispose of their unwanted prescription drugs as a way to stop drug abuse before it starts...

  • INSIDE YOUR HEALTH: New Treatment Offers Hope for Those Suffering from Migraines

    On this week's Inside Your Health our KSTP health expert is talking about migraine headache treatment. Dr. Archelle Georgiou said there is some encouraging research and medical breakthroughs for those who suffer from migraines...

  • INSIDE YOUR HEALTH: MDH Report Shows STD Cases on the Rise

    Cases of sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in Minnesota. A report by the Minnesota Department of Health looked at data of state STD rates from 2012 to 2013. While the state's overall STD rate is up 10 percent, cases of syphilis were up 64 percent and cases of gonorrhea were up 26 percent...

  • INSIDE YOUR HEALTH: Possible Breakthrough Treatment for PTSD

    For this week’s Inside Your Health, KSTP medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou talks about a tough mental health issue that more than 7 million Americans suffer from. There is some promising news for those with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder...

  • INSIDE YOUR HEALTH: Dr. Georgiou Discusses U of M Design of Medical Devices Conference

    In this week's segment of Inside Your Health, we are taking you on a tour of intricate 3-D models, virtual hearts and optical illusions. They are part of the latest and greatest tools for teaching tomorrow's doctors. The best minds in medical device technology and development are here in the Twin Cities for the University of Minnesota's conference on medical devices...






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