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Right in the jaw: ice chewing, tooth picking, and other habits that ruin your teeth

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted   Jan 24th - 3:03pm

Do you bite your nails? Open packages with your teeth? Chew on ice? Believe it or not, these common habits could actually be the foundation of future jaw and teeth problems.

ER alternative? An after-hours injury clinic that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted   Jan 11th - 3:03pm

While Sam knew she needed help she also knew two things: that her injury wasn’t serious enough to go to the emergency room, and that an urgent care wouldn’t be able to give her the care she needed.

A place to call home when healing takes time

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted   Dec 27th - 3:03pm

In time of need, Patient and Family housing is a priceless resource.

House calls go digital for spine treatment

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted   Dec 13th - 3:03pm

And access to care extends to remote areas.

Cloudy eyes? What cataract surgery could mean for you

Moran Eye Center, University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 3:03pm

Just about everything Kerry Smith does depends on having excellent vision. But recently, and at a relatively young age, he joined more than 24 million Americans who have cataracts — a naturally occurring clouding of the eye’s lens.

Fainting: Not just for damsels in distress

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted   Nov 8th - 12:39pm

Thanks to romance novels and fairy tales, fainting is often considered what happens to a delicate damsel facing something dastardly. But faints can happen to anyone.

Speechless: A life no longer controlled by stuttering

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted   Oct 25th - 12:03pm

Gabriel Niculescu never thought he would be able to control his stutter. While speech therapy is common for children its availability becomes lesser as people age, but there are options available to adults.

How October can help you beat breast cancer

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted   Oct 11th - 12:03pm

For millions of women, October is a time to celebrate being a breast cancer survivor. Early detection helped play a significant role in many of those stories. Learn more about a simple way you can protect yourself.

Utah health system ranked no. 1 nationally in quality, accountability and safety

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted   Oct 5th - 12:03pm

“It’s about making meaningful differences in patients’ lives, helping them to live longer and happier, and avoid complications,” Pendleton said. “That’s the end game, which really is why people get into health care &mda

How new technology aids breast localization procedures

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted   Sep 27th - 12:03pm

Imagine how patients feel when they are told that, on the day of surgery, they will have to have TWO procedures – not one. Previously, that was the case, but now a new technology is making it easier.

How to talk to your daughter about puberty

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted   Aug 30th - 12:03pm

Karena Rogers daughter is about to go through puberty — and she is terrified of it.

Everything you need to know about Zika virus

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted   Aug 9th - 12:03pm

It turns out that all we know now about Zika virus is, in fact, the tip of the iceberg.

How to build Olympian-strength bones

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted   Jul 29th - 9:03pm

Olympic athletes stand out for their unmatched speed, skills, and agility. Though it is not as easy to recognize, many of them also stand out for their bone strength.

How new technology is reshaping pacemakers

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 12:03pm

“My heart was beating way too slow, so I had no energy,” she says. “Even doing housework or going up and down the stairs would make me tired.”

The pimple dilemma: To pop or not to pop

Natalie Dicou for University Of Utah Healthcare  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 1:38pm

Doctor Erika Summers a a dermatologist with University of Utah Health Care, answers questions about acne in an effort to set the record straight.

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.