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How a minimally invasive spinal surgery immediately relieved Utah man's back pain

How a minimally invasive spinal surgery immediately relieved Utah man's back pain

University of Utah Health  |  Posted June 22 - 8:00 a.m.

With a small incision, University of Utah Health doctors are able to relieve back pain and discomfort.
Pandemic created a surge in virtual care that appears to be permanent

Pandemic created a surge in virtual care that appears to be permanent

University of Utah Health  |  Posted June 10 - 8:00 a.m.

COVID-19 quickly fueled an expansion of telehealth services that has transformed how millions of Americans access medical care. It is a trend many providers predicted the public was already eager to embrace.
Pandemic drives up blood pressure and concerns about heart disease

Pandemic drives up blood pressure and concerns about heart disease

University of Utah Health  |  Posted May 18 - 3:00 p.m.

As many Americans dealt with increasing levels of anxiety and stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, studies suggest their blood pressure was also climbing.
Stepped up investment in mental healthcare critical to treating depression

Stepped up investment in mental healthcare critical to treating depression

University of Utah Health  |  Posted May 3 - 8:00 a.m.

The percentage of U.S. adults who reported having symptoms of depression and anxiety shot up from 8.5% pre-pandemic to 32.8% in 2021. Mental healthcare providers are worried but ready to tackle the problem with a vigorous investment in new ideas and approaches to treatment.
U of U Health program aims to eliminate pain and preserve the hip

U of U Health program aims to eliminate pain and preserve the hip

University of Utah Health  |  Posted April 20 - 8:00 a.m.

The upper end of the thigh bone should fit like a ball inside the pelvic socket. If they don't fit and work together effectively, the average person will experience pain during all types of movement and even while sitting or resting.
Breathing new life into the University of Utah Health's Transplantation Program

Breathing new life into the University of Utah Health's Transplantation Program

University of Utah Health  |  Posted April 5 - 8:39 a.m.

While many people were dealing with death in their families and communities during the COVID pandemic, interest in giving the gift of life through living donor organ transplants was on the rise.
Pandemic learning losses challenge children's ability to focus

Pandemic learning losses challenge children's ability to focus

University of Utah Health  |  Posted March 23 - 3:00 p.m.

Parents, teachers, educational leaders, and pediatricians are all worried that the biggest threat to long-term recovery from COVID might be the learning lost during the pandemic.
Bob Saget's death from a head injury gives us all something to think about

Bob Saget's death from a head injury gives us all something to think about

University of Utah Health  |  Posted March 8 - 8:00 a.m.

Doctors say traumatic brain injuries are more common than people might think, but Saget's death is a reminder that the dangers are real, and these injuries can turn deadly.
Are you a current or former smoker? Get screened for lung cancer

Are you a current or former smoker? Get screened for lung cancer

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Feb. 23 - 8:00 a.m.

Most symptoms of lung cancer don't show until they spread, so get screened if you're at risk.
Youth sports injuries impact kids' physical and mental health

Youth sports injuries impact kids' physical and mental health

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 8:00 a.m.

When your child or teen takes a fall in a game or match, that injury can have more than just physical repercussions.
Pandemic poses vaccination dilemmas for pregnant and lactating women

Pandemic poses vaccination dilemmas for pregnant and lactating women

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Jan. 19 - 8:00 a.m.

Over the past two years, obstetricians and their patients have faced the daunting task of navigating the safest path for mom and baby through the COVID-19 pandemic.
It takes a great medical team to navigate the cleft journey

It takes a great medical team to navigate the cleft journey

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Jan. 5 - 3:00 p.m.

Restoring smiles to the faces and hearts of children born with cleft lips and palates is the everyday mission of a team of multidisciplinary professionals at University of Utah Health.
Rising screen time for American youths has pediatricians concerned

Rising screen time for American youths has pediatricians concerned

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Dec. 14 - 8:00 a.m.

Even before the pandemic, pediatricians were aware of the link between increased screen time and deteriorating mental health, greater stress, disrupted sleep time, less physical activity and more sedentary behavior, along with poorer school performance in children of all ages.
The new realities for men battling perinatal mood disorders

The new realities for men battling perinatal mood disorders

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 8:00 a.m.

The same pressures and demands on new parents' physical, mental, and emotional health have only been exacerbated since early 2020.
Doctors in Utah and elsewhere learning that healthy skin is critical to mental health

Doctors in Utah and elsewhere learning that healthy skin is critical to mental health

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Nov. 17 - 8:00 a.m.

Here in Utah, and across the country, dermatologists are realizing the mental and emotional discomfort their patients can feel while dealing with skin conditions like acne and eczema must be taken more seriously.
Race, disabilities impact bullying and suicide rates, experts say

Race, disabilities impact bullying and suicide rates, experts say

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 16 - 4:36 p.m.

Experts at the University of Utah and Huntsman Mental Health Institute met virtually Tuesday to discuss how race and disabilities such as autism play a factor in bullying and suicide rates.
Discounts and giveaways part of virtual open house for cosmetic and dermatology services

Discounts and giveaways part of virtual open house for cosmetic and dermatology services

University of Utah Dermatology  |  Posted Nov. 7 - 8:00 a.m.

If you're looking to enhance attributes to feel more confident or regain a youthful appearance, now is a great time to get help.
Doctors say science is clear: Boosters lower risk of COVID for elderly, at-risk

Doctors say science is clear: Boosters lower risk of COVID for elderly, at-risk

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Nov. 2 - 8:00 a.m.

As the 2021 holidays approach, medical experts at University of Utah Health say booster shots are an easy way to boost your spirits and your protection against the COVID 19 virus during Thanksgiving and Christmas gatherings.
What could happen if you don't see a specialist after a foot injury

What could happen if you don't see a specialist after a foot injury

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Oct. 19 - 3:00 p.m.

Midfoot injuries are not always an ice and rest situation. Sometimes they require more serious attention.
What to know if you're nervous about mammograms

What to know if you're nervous about mammograms

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Oct. 6 - 8:00 a.m.

Utah consistently ranks low for the number of eligible women who receive annual mammograms.
Utah trucker learns successful weight loss requires more than diet and exercise

Utah trucker learns successful weight loss requires more than diet and exercise

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 3:00 p.m.

University of Utah Health experts help patients fix underlying issues contributing to obesity.
Mental health professionals say the pandemic led to more substance abuse, mental health problems

Mental health professionals say the pandemic led to more substance abuse, mental health problems

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Sept. 1 - 8:00 a.m.

U of U Health professionals say they had incredible demand for their services during the height of isolation.
Dermatologists can offer relief for your psoriasis. Here's what you should know

Dermatologists can offer relief for your psoriasis. Here's what you should know

University Of Utah Dermatology  |  Posted Aug. 28 - 8:53 a.m.

While there's no cure, dermatologists want you to know that there are safe and effective treatments that can help manage and minimize your symptoms.
Why kids also need a back-to-school mental health checkup

Why kids also need a back-to-school mental health checkup

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Aug. 19 - 8:00 a.m.

As students prepare for a return to some normalcy, pediatricians and parents have also observed a sense of mental energy and enthusiasm in their patients and children.
How COVID-19 vaccinations can help cancer patients

How COVID-19 vaccinations can help cancer patients

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Aug. 6 - 3:00 p.m.

When the pandemic started to ease and vaccination rates were rising, Huntsman Cancer Institute and University of Utah Health increased cancer services as patients began to re-engage in their health care.
45 is the new 50 for colorectal cancer screening

45 is the new 50 for colorectal cancer screening

University of Utah Health  |  Posted July 20 - 3:00 p.m.

Research shows a trend of higher incidence and mortality of colorectal cancer in younger adults.
How one Utah man found relief after suffering from a painful prostate problem

How one Utah man found relief after suffering from a painful prostate problem

University of Utah Health  |  Posted July 6 - 3:00 p.m.

With a revolutionary surgery, a Utah man was able to find the relief he desperately needed.
How a minimally invasive spinal surgery immediately relieved Utah man's back pain

How a minimally invasive spinal surgery immediately relieved Utah man's back pain

University of Utah Health  |  Posted June 22 - 8:00 a.m.

With a small incision, University of Utah Health doctors are able to relieve back pain and discomfort.
University running injury clinic helping runners get back on track

University running injury clinic helping runners get back on track

University of Utah Health  |  Posted June 8 - 8:00 a.m.

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.
U of U Health and Intermountain Healthcare are partnering to create more inclusive training for medical students

U of U Health and Intermountain Healthcare are partnering to create more inclusive training for medical students

University of Utah Health  |  Posted May 28 - 3:00 p.m.

Two local health care providers come together for an innovative new approach to your health care.
New U of U Health clinic opening for people with COVID-19 long hauler symptoms

New U of U Health clinic opening for people with COVID-19 long hauler symptoms

University of Utah Health  |  Posted May 25 - 8:00 a.m.

People all over Utah are experiencing long-term health complications as a result of COVID-19.
Why dermatologists say now is a great time to focus on skincare in a healthy way

Why dermatologists say now is a great time to focus on skincare in a healthy way

University Of Utah Dermatology  |  Posted May 23 - 8:02 a.m.

If you're looking to enhance attributes to feel more confident or regain a youthful appearance, now is a great time to get help.
Upgraded Huntsman crisis care center offers increased hope for patients battling mental illness

Upgraded Huntsman crisis care center offers increased hope for patients battling mental illness

University of Utah Health  |  Posted May 11 - 8:00 a.m.

Later this month, a groundbreaking ceremony launches the building of the Mental Health Crisis Care Center at the Huntsman Mental Health Institute Campus of Hope.
U of U Health offers reassurance about the safety and necessity of COVID-19 vaccines

U of U Health offers reassurance about the safety and necessity of COVID-19 vaccines

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted April 27 - 8:00 a.m.

Although young people might not be as concerned about getting the COVID-19 vaccine, there are many reasons they should get it.
How one Utah boy realized he needed help for depression at a young age

How one Utah boy realized he needed help for depression at a young age

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted April 13 - 8:33 a.m.

When it comes to identifying mental health symptoms in children and teens, it can be trickier than noticing them in adults.
Doctor's expertise helps save Utah woman's climbing career

Doctor's expertise helps save Utah woman's climbing career

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted March 23 - 3:00 p.m.

An unexpected medical condition put her climbing future in jeopardy, highlighting the importance of open communication and trust when it came to working with her primary care provider.
U of U Health doctors say it's safe to go to hospitals and clinics for regular care

U of U Health doctors say it's safe to go to hospitals and clinics for regular care

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted March 19 - 7:00 p.m.

University of Utah Health reports many patients have gone many months without preventative care, which could lead to bad outcomes.
Should pregnant women get the COVID-19 vaccine? Experts weigh in

Should pregnant women get the COVID-19 vaccine? Experts weigh in

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted March 9 - 3:00 p.m.

Many women feel conflicted about getting one of the available COVID-19 vaccines while pregnant. U of U health experts provide some insight into the potential risks and benefits.
U of U Health doctors say it's safe to go to hospitals and clinics for regular care

U of U Health doctors say it's safe to go to hospitals and clinics for regular care

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted March 4 - 3:00 p.m.

University of Utah Health reports many patients have gone many months without preventative care, which could lead to bad outcomes.
A Utah man's experience with how COVID-19 has impacted joint replacements

A Utah man's experience with how COVID-19 has impacted joint replacements

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Feb. 23 - 8:00 a.m.

U of U Health explains why procedures like joint replacements should not be considered non-essential even during times of pandemic.
Should older adults get the COVID-19 vaccine? Experts weigh in

Should older adults get the COVID-19 vaccine? Experts weigh in

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Feb. 9 - 3:00 p.m.

If you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccines, let the experts help you understand the myths and facts.
Utah man credits U of U Health Weight Management Program with renewed life focus

Utah man credits U of U Health Weight Management Program with renewed life focus

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Jan. 19 - 3:00 p.m.

The comprehensive weight management program at University of Utah Health seeks to bring innovative approaches to obesity medicine.
Staying safe on Utah's ski slopes in the time of COVID

Staying safe on Utah's ski slopes in the time of COVID

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Jan. 5 - 4:52 p.m.

Ski season is here, but like all activities where people are gathered in groups, this year it will look a little different.
How one Utah woman developed a heart murmur after getting a strep infection

How one Utah woman developed a heart murmur after getting a strep infection

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Dec. 22 - 8:00 a.m.

A simple strep throat infection took a turn for the worse when she realized her heart was not acting normally.
Staying home for the holidays is critical to halt spread of COVID-19 say U of U Health experts

Staying home for the holidays is critical to halt spread of COVID-19 say U of U Health experts

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 3:20 p.m.

Holiday gatherings will have to be shelved in 2020, say top infectious disease experts at University of Utah Health, if the dire realities of surging COVID-19 infection rates are to be avoided at the start of 2021.
Why inpatient psychiatric treatment can be the hope families need: One Utah teen's story

Why inpatient psychiatric treatment can be the hope families need: One Utah teen's story

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Nov. 24 - 8:00 a.m.

After multiple suicide attempts, this Utah teen started treatment at UNI, an inpatient psychiatric treatment center for children and teens. It made all the difference.
Dermatologists have new, more effective ways of treating severe eczema

Dermatologists have new, more effective ways of treating severe eczema

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Nov. 10 - 3:00 p.m.

One Utah woman's story of debilitating skin rashes and itchiness led her to find a surprising underlying cause.
Doctors urge Utah women not to delay mammograms because of the pandemic

Doctors urge Utah women not to delay mammograms because of the pandemic

University Of Utah Healh  |  Posted Oct. 20 - 3:00 p.m.

Tips for going back to school safely during COVID-19

Tips for going back to school safely during COVID-19

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Oct. 7 - 8:00 a.m.

Schools across the country have carefully weighed the risks and benefits of reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic and many schools have decided to reopen for in-person learning. Because of this, parents are understandably concerned about the safety of their children at school.
Get free consults, discounts from U of U Dermatology's cosmetics team

Get free consults, discounts from U of U Dermatology's cosmetics team

University Of Utah Dermatology  |  Posted Oct. 4 - 7:00 p.m.

If you’re looking to enhance attributes to feel more confident, age gracefully, or regain a youthful appearance, the University of Utah Dermatology’s cosmetics team can help.
Colon cancer is striking younger people, including movie stars and ordinary Utahns

Colon cancer is striking younger people, including movie stars and ordinary Utahns

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 3:15 p.m.

The death of Chadwick Boseman sparked an increased awareness about the disease, discussions about risk factors, and provided renewed educational opportunities about how this cancer can be prevented.
Knee replacement surgery with robotic assistance offers new hope at U of U Health

Knee replacement surgery with robotic assistance offers new hope at U of U Health

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Sept. 8 - 5:25 p.m.

At University of Utah Health, a new robotic surgical system is helping patients who need knee replacements.
How physical rehabilitation made one teen's long road to recovery much faster

How physical rehabilitation made one teen's long road to recovery much faster

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Aug. 18 - 7:13 p.m.

After a severe car accident left him badly injured, Zach had to learn how to do basic tasks all over again.
Free seminar series helps Utah doctors learn to treat psoriasis

Free seminar series helps Utah doctors learn to treat psoriasis

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Aug. 16 - 8:00 a.m.

Medical providers can learn from the University of Utah Health's psoriasis experts.
Data shows Utah stroke victims avoided treatment because of COVID fear

Data shows Utah stroke victims avoided treatment because of COVID fear

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Aug. 11 - 3:00 p.m.

Experts say they saw fewer stroke cases coming into the ER during the early months of the pandemic.
Dermatologists say young Utahns are at higher risk of skin cancer

Dermatologists say young Utahns are at higher risk of skin cancer

University of Utah Health  |  Posted July 22 - 3:00 p.m.

Medical professionals are finding more cases of young people with undiagnosed skin cancer.
Utah nutrition expert says eating healthy can save money

Utah nutrition expert says eating healthy can save money

University of Utah Health  |  Posted July 7 - 8:00 a.m.

In fact, eating on the cheap and enjoying a nutritional, well-balanced diet go hand-in-hand, despite perceptions that the opposite is true.
Utah couple struggling with infertility have a child, thanks to men's health specialist

Utah couple struggling with infertility have a child, thanks to men's health specialist

University of Utah Health  |  Posted June 23 - 3:00 p.m.

When one Utah couple tried unsuccessfully to become pregnant, they assumed the problem was with the wife. When they discovered otherwise, experts at Men's Health at U of U Health were able to diagnose the problem and find a solution.
One Utah man learned the dangers of a campfire the hard way

One Utah man learned the dangers of a campfire the hard way

University of Utah Health  |  Posted June 9 - 3:00 p.m.

Even the most experienced people can get seriously injured.