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ATV safety is personal for son whose dad was injured in accident

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Jun 27th - 8:00am

Proper safety practices can prevent fun, relaxing ATV outings from turning scary, life-altering or even deadly.

Campfires and fireworks lead to summer burn injuries

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:00am

Summer is a season when burn injuries can happen. Campfires and fireworks are main causes of serious summer burn injuries.

Gail and Larry H. Miller family determined to curb diabetes one step at a time

University of Utah Health  |  Posted May 23rd - 2:58pm

Larry H. and Gail Miller Family Foundation is teaming up with U of U Health to launch ae three-year Driving Out Diabetes Initiative.

Mom in labor saved from bleeding to death from placenta accreta

University of Utah Health  |  Posted May 8th - 3:00pm

A pregnant Idaho mother was saved from a life-threatening pregnancy complication thanks to medical experts at University of Utah Health.

Teen proof your home for the summer

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Apr 24th - 3:00pm

This summer the majority of teens will be left home alone for at least some amount of time and there are plenty of ways for them to get in trouble, or get hurt. Here are tips for making your home safe.

Celebrating heroes at 2018 Donate Life Transplant Games

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Apr 10th - 3:00pm

Athletes of the 2018 Donate Life Transplant Games are coming to Salt Lake City to compete in the international event set for August 2-7.

5K run, camps support young burn survivors

University of Utah Health Burn Camp  |  Posted Mar 31st - 3:00pm

Celebrate the "heroes within" at the University of Utah Burn Center's annual burn camp and 5K run on April 28.

New procedure at U of U Health controls debilitating tremors

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Mar 27th - 3:00pm

Essential tremor is the world’s most common movement disorder, which affects 5 percent of individuals over 65 but can be found in people of all ages, including children. New technology allows patients to control tremors from an iPhone.

Heart attacks in women

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Feb 28th - 8:00am

Heart attack is the major cause of death for all women in the U.S., reports Dr. Lillian Khor, medical director of Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation at University of Utah Health.

How thin is too thin when you get older?

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Feb 13th - 3:00pm

While being thin is often equated with being healthy, that’s not necessarily the case as you get older. Being thin can exacerbate some of the risks that come with frailty.

Nursing shortage brings new career opportunities

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 3:00pm

Now, more than ever, hospitals such as University Hospital are eagerly looking to hire nurses as our state and country face a serious nursing shortage.

Utah doctors playing key role for Team USA at 2018 Olympics

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Jan 9th - 3:00pm

Two University of Utah Healthcare doctors are traveling to South Korea for the upcoming Winter Olympics. The two are serving as physicians for Team USA.

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

University of Utah Health Care  |  Posted Dec 22nd - 7:46am

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

Holiday depression? Just call, and free mental health services will be there shortly

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Dec 14th - 3:00pm

The University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI) Mobile Crisis Outreach Team works 24/7, meeting people in homes, schools, shelters, private therapy offices, workplaces, clinics and anywhere in Salt Lake County where there is a mental health crisis.

Sneaky symptoms of stroke

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Nov 28th - 3:00pm

The common symptoms of stroke are well known. However, there are other symptoms you may not expect like nausea, vomiting, and even hiccups.

Plastic surgeon repairs botched liposuction procedure

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

Many people turn to liposuction to improve their appearance. Unfortunately, unless they choose a board-certified plastic surgeon, the results might not be what they want.

Spooky, scary diseases to avoid this fall

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Oct 24th - 3:00pm

It's that time of year when you can find plenty of scary creatures roaming the streets and they don't all wear costumes. Protect you and your kids from the germs, bacteria and viruses that cause some pretty frightening illnesses.

Utah health insurance landscape shifts after Molina’s departure – now what?

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Oct 12th - 3:00pm

The news took Justin and Nina by surprise: Their health insurance provider, Molina, is leaving Utah’s federal health insurance exchange.

After decades of fatigue, answer finally comes for medical mystery

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Sep 26th - 3:00pm

He’d never had the energy to do many outdoor activities, but these days, Justin can be found playing a round on the golf course, hiking in the mountains, jogging and boating.