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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.

Getting back into the back-to-school routine

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Aug 28th - 3:00pm

Implementing consistent back-to-school rituals and annual traditions provide children with the security and stability they need to thrive while reinforcing family bonds.

Eating healthy doesn't have to be expensive

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Aug 15th - 8:00am

Eating on the cheap and enjoying a nutritional, well-balanced diet go hand-in-hand, despite perceptions that the opposite is true.

Lung transplant allows golfer to compete in Transplant Games in Salt Lake

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Jul 27th - 8:08am

The Transplant Games of America celebrate stories of resiliency and courage with stories like those of Utah resident and lung transplant recipient Curtis Watkins.

Inspiring Utah teacher and his sister competing in Transplant Games of America in SLC

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Jul 11th - 2:59pm

The Transplant Games of America celebrate stories of resiliency and courage with stories like those of Utah residents Mallory Wright and Andy Wahlstrom.

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.