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Could your dentist save your life?

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:00am

As the care provider who specializes in disease and abnormalities of the mouth, though, your dentist could be your first line of defense for a variety of diseases, from relatively mild irritations to more significant conditions such as oral cancer.

How to stay cool when it comes to hot flashes

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Jun 4th - 7:24am

While the frequency and severity of hot flashes varies greatly in women going through menopause, 80% will experience some form of this symptom of changing hormone levels.

University burn center warns common summer activities bring increased risks

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted May 22nd - 9:27am

The number of burn injuries treated increases in summer as people engage in activities involving fire and incendiary devices, and children are the most at risk to be injured. The five leading causes of summer burn injuries are all preventable.

University running injury clinic helping runners get back on track

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted May 8th - 8:00am

Novice runners are at high risk for injury from things like ramping up too quickly, excessive amounts of running and excessive speed. The University of Utah Health Orthopaedic Center Running Injury Clinic helps runners stay healthy.

University of Utah clinic protecting worldwide travelers

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 3:00pm

At the University of Utah Health Travel Clinic, jet-setters are prepared for safe and healthy forays into the potentially contagious world. Here's how they can help no matter where you are headed.

Keto and other diets offer a variety of weight loss options

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Apr 9th - 3:00pm

The key to long-term diet success is to transition to healthy eating you can stick with for a lifetime. The goal is to have a healthy relationship with food that doesn’t promote anxiety or stress.

The problem with vaping devices and Utah youths

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Mar 19th - 3:00pm

From 2017 to 2018 there was a 78 percent increase among high school students using e-cigarettes. A 2017 Utah survey found 32.1 percent of 12th graders tried an e-cigarette that year. Here are signs parents can watch for.

Area newborns to benefit from mothers' milk bank expansion

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Mar 8th - 8:00am

While Utah has the highest birth rate in the nation, with 9.4 percent of babies in 2018 born premature, it’s only now finally getting a geographically-based operation to pasteurize locally donated mother’s milk and distribute it.

Plastic surgery can improve quality of life for men

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Feb 26th - 9:00pm

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

For men, small bedroom problems could mean big health risks

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Feb 8th - 8:00am

There are so many treatments available that a man with ED really has no reason to suffer in silence and should seek medical attention.

Classic heart attack symptoms can be different for women

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Jan 25th - 8:00am

When men go to the ER or to urgent care with chest pain, shortness of breath, sweating and nausea, it’s clear that they are probably having a heart attack. But when women go to an ER with the same problem their symptoms may not be so explicit.

5 For Life program simplifies health care and saves lives

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Jan 9th - 8:00am

5 For Life is the perfect vehicle for a busy woman with a demanding professional and home schedule to address several key medical issues in one three-hour visit.

Winter injury? U of U Orthopedic Injury Clinic offers amazing results

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Jan 4th - 3:00pm

The University of Utah Health orthopedic center is a key resource for people who become injured on the ski and snowboard slopes — or those who have a snow-shoveling or icy sidewalk mishap.

Don't end up in the ER this holiday season

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:00pm

Holiday injuries lead to a spike in emergency room visits. Here are some of the more common injuries and tips for how to avoid them.

When to go to an urgent care facility versus your primary care provider

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Nov 27th - 3:00pm

For some people struggling with non-threatening medical issues, the differences between primary and urgent care can be less than obvious.

Just hop on the bus, Gus: program brings health coaching to neighborhoods

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:00pm

The Wellness Bus, a service of University of Utah Health, visits areas underserved with health care on a weekly basis,

Women can find relief from pelvic organ prolapse

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:00am

Pelvic floor prolapse is a non-life-threatening condition in which the pelvic organs herniate through the vagina. It can range from unnoticeable to putting you at risk for other health complications, but it is also treatable.

With early detection, most breast cancer today is curable

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Oct 9th - 2:34pm

Breast cancer is still the most common cancer diagnosed in women, but most will be cured of the disease because of early detection through mammograms.

Winter is coming, but there are resources to help those with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Sep 25th - 9:13am

With winter on the horizon and with days getting shorter and darker, people begin to feel less energy, are less likely to be productive and begin to feel hopeless. These are common symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder.

Experience and training saves newborn lives at U of U hospital

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Sep 11th - 3:14pm

The heart of the NICU at the University of Utah hospital is the staff providing excellent care for babies and parents alike. For 50 years they have gone above and beyond for both, making the unit a second home during a difficult time.