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Sep 28, 2022

Three Ways to Prevent Neck Pain

In this fast-paced digital world, it’s hard to be mindful about proper posture while moving through our daily lives. Yet over time, those hours of slumping, slouching, and scrolling can lead to debilitating neck pain. Here are three strategies to keep your neck and spine in good shape as you age.

Sep 27, 2022

Parosmia después de COVID-19: ¿Qué es y cuánto dura?

Uno de los signos de la enfermedad por COVID-19 es la pérdida del gusto y el olfato. Aunque la mayoría de los pacientes se recuperan, algunos informan de un nuevo síntoma desagradable tras la infección por COVID-19 llamado parosmia.

Sep 27, 2022

El embarazo durante una pandemia

El embarazo tiene sus propios y únicos desafíos. Agregue una pandemia de Covid-19 y la situación se vuelve aún más complicada. Con poca información disponible sobre cómo el coronavirus afecta a las mujeres embarazadas y lactantes, es importante contar con el asesoramiento de los profesionales de la salud.

Sep 26, 2022

Parosmia After COVID-19: What Is It and How Long Will It Last?

One of the signs of COVID-19 disease is a loss of taste and smell. While most patients recover from this, some report an unpleasant new symptom following COVID-19 infection called parosmia.

Sep 21, 2022

Coagulación de la sangre, COVID-19 y las vacunas

La coagulación de la sangre es una conocida complicación de la infección por SARS-CoV-2. El doctor Yazan Abou-Ismail, MD, un hematólogo en University of Utah Health, se especializa en trastornos de la coagulación y las hemorragias, aquí responde algunas preguntas sobre la asociación de los coágulos de sangre con COVID-19 y ciertas vacunas.

Sep 21, 2022

Updated Boosters Are Optimized to Better Protect Against Newer COVID-19 Variants

Each year, the flu vaccine is updated because the influenza virus is constantly evolving. Influenza is monitored across the world to help create a better vaccine and, ultimately, better protect people. This is the same idea behind the new, FDA-approved COVID-19 boosters.

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How to Choose a Lung Transplant Program

Sep 28, 2022

Deciding where to have a lung transplant procedure for lung disease is can have a big impact on the transplant outcome. Matthew Morrell, MD, medical director of the lung transplant program at University of Utah Health, discusses what to look for in a lung transplant center to improve the chance of a match, minimize the possibility of rejection, and maximize your life expectancy and quality.

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S5 Extra: The Cold Opens

Sep 27, 2022

Cold opens are a technique commonly used in television storytelling to grab the audience’s attention and keep them from channel surfing. BUNDLE OF HERS uses cold opens as well—the random bit before the intro music starts. During the early episodes, in an effort to have more comfortable conversations, our producer gave us talking points before each episode. From how our days went, to our worst phobias. Five seasons in, we've gradually gotten accustomed to cold opens and start each episode with the most random discussions that sometimes have absolutely nothing to do with the episodes' topics. Twenty-five episodes in season five mean 25 cold opens—all together in one place—these are the conversations before the conversation.

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115: What the Heck is Ketosis?

Sep 27, 2022

If the ads are to be believed, it seems like everyone is doing some sort of low-carb or "keto" diet. Is it just a fad diet of the moment or does ketosis actually promote weight loss? Nutritionist Thunder Jalili, PhD, joins the guys to discuss the science behind ketosis, whether he would recommend it, and the potential dangers and benefits of a strict no carb diet.

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The Wellness Bus Offers Free Nutrition Counseling Sessions in Utah

Sep 21, 2022

Eating a diet with good nutrition can be challenging. Luckily, experts can help us to eat healthier. The Wellness Bus travels around Utah offering free health screenings and education to members of the community. Clinical dietitian Alex Marie Hernandez works on the bus, and she shares her tips on eating healthier, avoiding common nutrition misconceptions, and improving your health with free nutrition counseling.

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