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Don’t feel the burn this summer

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Jun 14th - 3:09pm

The number of burn injuries treated increases in summer as people engage in activities involving fire. Children are the most at risk to be injured.

When cosmetic surgery is an option for men

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Jun 1st - 12:00pm

Procedures such as eyebrow lifts and eyelid lifts, which rejuvenate how guys look and feel, are becoming more and more accepted among men.

Are you healthy enough to be pregnant?

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  May 10th - 2:03pm

Mentally, you’re ready to be a mother. But what about physically?

Could your dentist save your life?

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Apr 26th - 2:03pm

Your mouth is a pretty good indicator of overall health, so detecting periodontal (gum) disease and keeping inflammation under control can help prevent problems with chronic health conditions.

Could this rash be shingles?

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Apr 12th - 2:01pm

Usually a little skin redness is not cause for alarm, but in some cases, it is a sign of an intensely painful condition known as shingles. Learn how to tell the difference, and how to reduce your chances of contracting shingles.

What you need to know about poison control

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Mar 29th - 2:03pm

A drawer forbidden to Dylan had been left open by an older brother, and when Dylan spotted the little packet with a blue swirl on top, he couldn’t resist.

LASIK not right for you? Alternatives abound

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Feb 23rd - 2:03pm

LASIK is not the right choice for everyone hoping to leave their glasses behind. If it turns out you're not a candidate, don't give up! There are many innovative, safe alternatives to LASIK that deliver freedom from glasses.

Wide awake surgery: What it looks like and why patients want it

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 2:03pm

Being conscious for surgery may sound like a frightening throwback to the days before anesthesia. But the practice is taking hold as a low-risk, low-cost and patient-friendly approach to a growing number of procedures.

Why hip replacement is the best surgery in medicine

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Jan 25th - 2:03pm

Like most people who undergo hip replacement surgery, Shank had osteoarthritis in her hip joint, a wear-and-tear issue that worsens over time and causes pain. After receiving total hip replacement surgery, the pain that wracked her body was gone.

Time to see your cardiologist? Watch for these signs

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 2:03pm

From fatigue to leg swelling, know the signs for when it's time to see your heart doctor.

How new medications are helping the addiction battle

Natalie Dicou for University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Dec 15th - 2:03pm

During the Recovery Works sessions, Christine began to feel her shame disappear just as her physical cravings had. She learned to deal with the emotions she'd been drowning in alcohol.

Suffering from depression? Call the UNI Team

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 2:03pm

The UNI Team is available 24/7 to answer any mental health crisis you or your loved one is having.

How being proactive can save your life

Natalie Dicou for University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Nov 17th - 2:03pm

This Thanksgiving, consider talking with your family about health history over some pumpkin pie. Knowing your health history can help you catch cancer early and can save your life.

Spooky and scary diseases to watch out for this Fall

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:03pm

Fighting back after baby's death, endometrial cancer

Natalie Dicou for University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 2:43pm

Losing her baby was the most devastating event Carri Lyons ever faced, but life didn't cut her a break after it dealt her that tragedy...

Worried about head lice?

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 2:32pm

Worried about head lice? It can be hard to spot them before there is a full on infestation. In this ask an expert video Nathan Bexfield, M.D., a pediatrician with University of Utah Health Care tells about the signs and symptoms.

Nursing shortage brings new opportunities

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Sep 22nd - 1:54pm

Spencer Steinbach found nursing as his second career. After years of working as a white water rafting guide and ranch hand, Steinbach decided to pursue a passion he found as a teenager.

Do you really have Low-T?

University Of Utah Healthcare  |  Posted  Sep 15th - 2:00pm

There are many supplements on the market for men with low testosterone. How do you know if you need them though? Dr. James Hotaling looks at how men are tested for low testosterone, the risks of treatment, and the possible outcomes.

How to self-test for AFib

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 2:00pm

The episodes often struck at night. Robin Plume would awaken breathless, her heart beating rapidly and irregularly. Only a trip to the emergency room would make the haphazard thumping stop.

What is a concussion?

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Aug 18th - 2:00pm

Time to dive deeper into concussions and their side effects.