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  • Teeth Straightening: Don't Do it Yourself

    September 14, 2015

    There are lots of “do it yourself” projects you can complete successfully with just a little time and effort. However, “do it yourself” braces is not one of them. ... Read more

  • A Link Between Citrus and Skin Cancer?

    August 24, 2015

    Citrus fruits are touted for their health benefits, but could consuming too much actually put you at a higher risk for certain types of cancer? ... Read more

  • Kids’ Eyeglasses: Fit is Everything

    July 27, 2015

    The stakes are incredibly high in the world of kids’ vision. Whether they have special needs or simply require a slight correction, their vision is constantly developing, so the wrong prescription or “slightly off” fit can actually cause further complications. ... Read more

  • Don't Fall in the Summer

    June 24, 2015

    When thinking of falls, many of us tend to think of slipping or falling on the ice or snow. Well, that is not entirely true. Last year, the University of Utah Health Care Trauma Services treated more than 300 patients that fell at home during the months of May through September. Many of the documented falls occurred while doing some form of activity such as walking or hiking. ... Read more

  • Can Your Eyes Get Sunburned?

    June 22, 2015

    We all know the sun can do a real number on unprotected skin. UV radiation can cause sunburns that actually change our DNA and put us at risk for skin cancer. But did you know that your eyes can get sunburned, too? The fact is, they are every bit as vulnerable as skin. ... Read more

  • Melanoma: Keep Your Enemy Close

    June 12, 2015

    Melissa was just 29 when she faced a diagnosis that would change her life. ... Read more

  • Colon Cancer: Know Your Risk

    March 23, 2015

    For those who are diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer (CRC), ask the surgeon or gastroenterologist to have the colon tumor tested for Lynch syndrome as well. ... Read more

  • Ensign College of Public Health, backed by the U, opens in Ghana

    March 17, 2015

    The University of Utah already has a foothold in Asia with its South Korea campus —and now is taking its first steps toward establishing itself in Africa. ... Read more

  • Concerns About ERCP Scopes

    February 21, 2015

    The FDA released a warning this week about possible contamination risks involved with specialized endoscopes after seven people became infected with an antibiotic resistant bacteria after undergoing procedures at a California hospital. ... Read more

  • Improving Patient Care

    February 18, 2015

    University of Utah Health Care is on a journey to improve patient care. One of our first steps involved posting physician reviews online, so patients could be better informed when choosing a medical provider. ... Read more

  • Measles and the Vaccination Debate

    February 04, 2015

    There is an outbreak of measles in the United States, and along with it, a renewed debate over mandatory vaccines for preventable diseases. President Obama, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and too many pundits to list have all weighed in. All claim they are simply trying to protect children, and support the parents who love them. What is just rhetoric though, and what are the facts? ... Read more

  • Careful Who You Kiss Under the Mistletoe

    December 17, 2014

    If you happen to catch yourself under a mistletoe this Christmas, make sure you think twice about who you kiss. Butterflies aren’t the only thing you might take with you after that kiss. ... Read more

  • Did You Know 30% of College Students Suffer from Depression?

    October 02, 2014

    College is a time for change. For some students, tough transitions may trigger or unmask depression. Be on the lookout for these signs and symptoms.... Read more

  • Employee Benefits 101

    September 10, 2014

    Why it¿s good practice to offer health insurance and other benefits to foster a healthy and vibrant workforce.... Read more

  • Mini Medical School

    August 15, 2014

    University of Utah hosts inaugural Project Medical Education event to showcase complex process of medical education.... Read more

  • A Dangerous Challenge

    July 31, 2014

    The fire challenge is being undertaken by young people all across America. It could be deadly. ... Read more

  • Mind Over Bladder: Stress and Incontinence

    June 26, 2014

    Relaxing the mind may be powerful when it comes to reducing bladder urge issues, according to a new study completed at the University of Utah. ... Read more

  • Keep Your Mouth Shut: The Danger of Human Bites

    June 24, 2014

    It was the bite seen round the world. During today's World Cup match, Uruguay's Luis Suarez bit Italy's Giorgio Chiellini on the shoulder during game play. ... Read more

  • Whooping Cough: Miserable and Potentially Fatal

    June 18, 2014

    To vaccinate or not to vaccinate¿ there is no question. Vaccinate. ... Read more

  • Melanoma Monday

    May 05, 2014

    It kills, on average, one American every hour. But Melanoma does not have to be fatal. If caught early the skin cancer is highly treatable.... Read more

  • Making History: Women and Stroke

    February 11, 2014

    AHA/ASA's new stroke prevention guidelines mark first time stroke prevention guidelines have been released specifically for women.... Read more

  • Hot Water Can Burn Like Fire

    February 08, 2013

    Staff in the Burn Center at University Hospital have seen countless injuries that could have been prevented. As we reach the end of burn awareness week, Annette Matherly, RN at the U's Burn Center, shares her story of a patient whose visit could have been avoided. ... Read more

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