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Revolutionary technique for fixing brain aneurysms

Natalie Dicou for University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 2:00pm

Doctors have developed a revolutionary way to identify brain aneurysms and this technology is expected to save many lives.

Is there a genetic link to diabetes?

DR. Karly Pippitt for University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Jul 14th - 2:00pm

Talking with an expert about Diabetes and whether or not it can be genetic.

How to keep your dream vacation from becoming a nightmare

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Jul 7th - 2:00pm

A vacation is supposed to be a stress-free oasis from the daily grind, a chance to kick up your feet on the beach or explore a new part of the world while your email shoots out auto-responses back home.

What do tanning beds and tobacco have in common?

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 1:59pm

Dr. Glen Bowen explains the dangers of both tanning beds and tobacco.

The ER vs. urgent care dilemma: When to go where

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Jun 16th - 2:00pm

It was past 8 p.m. on a Saturday night when Jessica's 1-year-old son Elliott ran headfirst into a doorframe.

The differences between a chemical peel and microdermabrasion

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Jun 9th - 1:59pm

Thinking about having microdermabrasion? In this Ask An Expert video Master Esthetician Halley Spitzer explains what the procedure entails, and how it differs from a chemical peel.

Is back surgery really as dangerous as it sounds?

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  May 26th - 3:12pm

Spine surgery has come a long way, but it is still a major surgery and an option that doctors recommend only after all other non-surgical options have been explored. On the latest "Ask An Expert" video Dr. Andrew Dailey walks you through when it is necessary to have spine surgery and why you should explore all non-surgical options first.

Telestroke brings expert to you Jetsons-style

Natalie Dicou for University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  May 19th - 2:00pm

Crumpled on the floor of his Tooele bathroom, Larry screamed for help. At least, he thought he was screaming. In truth, no words came out. The 58-year-old was having a stroke, and the clock was his worst enemy. How quickly he could get help would play a huge role in determining whether Larry would ever regain his pre-stroke level of independence.

Can your hairdresser save your life?

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  May 12th - 2:00pm

Your hairdresser could save you from more than just a bad hair day. Dr. Jennie Clarke explains how they may be able to spot the early signs of skin cancer you may have missed.

One man's two-wheeled fight against cancer

Natalie Dicou for University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  May 5th - 2:00pm

It doesn't exactly sound like a ringing endorsement for Jeff Warren's favorite sport: "Cycling is a lot like cancer," said Warren, who was diagnosed with stage IV head and neck cancer the day after Christmas in 2000 and given a 25% chance to live five years. "It's all about how much pain you can endure, how much suffering you are willing to put yourself through."

Self breast exams, and why women should be doing them

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 2:00pm

Kelly was an otherwise healthy 31-year-old woman in 2013 when she discovered a mysterious lump in her right breast.

How serious is a kick to the groin?

DR. Jim Hotaling for University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Apr 21st - 2:00pm

How serious is a kick to the groin? Most men will experience a groin injury at some point in their life. But how concerned should they be about the long term effects. In this "Ask An Expert" video Dr. Jim Hotaling look at the effects beyond the immediate pain.

Why preemies happen

Natalie Dicou for University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Apr 14th - 2:04pm

Lindsey was pregnant for just 24 weeks and four days when she gave birth to tiny one-pound, 10-ounce Ira about 15 weeks ahead of schedule in April 2014. After a year in the hospital, Ira is finally nearly ready to go home.

Why headaches happen

DR. Karly Pippitt for University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Apr 7th - 2:00pm

We all get headaches from time to time, but when is a headache cause to seek medical attention.

A neurosurgeon for back and neck pain?

DR. Andrew Dailey for University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Mar 31st - 2:15pm

Dr. Andrew Dailey explains why back and neck pain may land you a visit to a neurosurgeon.

How to treat a jammed finger

DR. Andrew DRser for University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Mar 10th - 2:00pm

Jammed fingers, it seems like everyone's had one. Dr. Andrew Tyser discusses jammed fingers and proper ways to treat one.

Bariatric Surgery, shedding pounds and fighting Type 2 Diabetes

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Mar 3rd - 2:00pm

Sometimes weight loss can't be achieved through dieting and exercise. Thankfully, bariatric surgery is available under the right circumstances.

5 germy items you probably don't clean

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Feb 23rd - 4:38pm

Germs are everywhere but these five items are germ magnets and don't get cleaned near as much as they should.

Being inactive may be worse than being overweight

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Feb 23rd - 4:38pm

A new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition finds that inactivity creates adverse health effects in everybody. In fact, the researchers behind the study say that being inactive could be twice as dangerous as carrying too much weight.

Measles and the vaccination debate

Libby Mitchell  |  Posted  Feb 23rd - 4:38pm

There is an outbreak of measles in the United States, and along with it, a renewed debate over mandatory vaccines for preventable diseases.