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  • May 27, 2015

    The Facts About Anthrax

    The mention of anthrax causes instant panic. Reports out this week that the U.S. military inadvertently sent samples of live anthrax out to nine locations around the globe has people asking if a global health crisis is looming.

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  • May 26, 2015

    Teens & Body Shaming: 5 Ways You Can Help Your Teen Have a Better Body Image

    Self-esteem and body image go hand in hand, especially during the teen years. Use these tips to help your teen develop and maintain a healthy self-image.

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  • May 26, 2015

    Custom Cataract Surgery: Choice is the Name of the Game

    Sooner or later, odds are that you’re going to develop a cataract or two. According to the National Eye Institute, by age 80, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery. Typically, this condition—a clouding of the normally transparent lens in the eye—shows up after age 65.

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  • Nation's Research Funding Squeeze Imperils Patient Care, Say Top Medical School Deans

    Constraints in federal funding, compounded by declining clinical revenue, jeopardize more than the nation's research enterprise. These twin pressures have created a "hostile working environment" that erodes time to conduct research, "discourages innovative high-risk science" and threatens to drive established and early-career scientists out of the field. And this, in turn, undermines patient care, proclaimed deans of leading academic medical centers from across the U.S. The group commentary was published in Science Translational Medicine.

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  • U of U School of Medicine Graduation Exercises

    Keynote speaker philanthropist Jon Huntsman Sr. to inspire young doctors

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  • U of U School of Medicine to Honor Body Donors, Families at Memorial Service

    A memorial service to honor more than 240 people who gave their bodies to science and education at the University of Utah last year.

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