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Oct 15, 2021

Infección de COVID-19 vs. Vacunación: ¿Qué es mejor para la inmunidad?

Por lo tanto, la pregunta sigue siendo: ¿es necesario vacunarse si ya ha contraído el virus y recuperado de la enfermedad COVID-19? Los expertos en salud de la Universidad de Utah, junto con los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC), dicen que sí.

Oct 15, 2021

Contracting COVID-19 vs. Vaccination: Which is better for immunity?

So, the question remains: do you need to get vaccinated if you have already contracted and recovered from COVID-19? University of Utah Health experts, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), say yes.

Oct 14, 2021

Tres preguntas sobre la tercera vacuna, un nuevo tratamiento contra COVID-19, y la combinación de la vacuna contra la gripe y Covid

El doctor Rodríguez , Profesor de Medicina Familiar y Preventiva, y Vicepresidente Asociado de Equidad Sanitaria, Diversidad e Inclusión de la Universidad de Utah responde a nuestras inquietudes sobre las novedades en cuanto a las vacunas y tratamientos para COVID-19.

Oct 13, 2021

Chicken Curry Salad

Sometimes you just need a quick snack to get you through the afternoon. Today we’re going to show you how to make a traditional Hawaiian snack of choice, Dried Beef. It is a great low-calorie snack with lots of protein. A great way to get fill you up.

Oct 08, 2021

COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Therapy: What You Need to Know

Emily Spivak, MD, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at University of Utah Health, answers common questions about monoclonal antibody therapy for COVID-19.

Sep 28, 2021

Don’t Sleep in Your Contact Lenses and Other Vision-Saving Tips From a Pro

Professionals from the CDC to your local eye doctor caution that wearing contact lenses may increase your chance of getting an eye infection if you don't practice strict safety precautions. Whether you're new to contact lenses or have been wearing them for a while, it's always good to double-check your hygiene practices.

The Scope

What You Need to Know About Fertility Treatments: After Age 40

Oct 14, 2021

For women over the age of 40 looking to get pregnant, it is important to start working with a fertility specialist sooner than later. The treatment options available become more limited as we age, so finding the right doctor to help with conception can be a crucial step in your fertility plan. Dr. Kirtly Jones speaks with fertility expert Dr. Erica Johnstone about helping women over 40 become pregnant.

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Sideshow: Battlefield Acupuncture

Oct 12, 2021

Troy shares a recent study that shows evidence that acupuncture of the ear may help treat back pain. But how does producer Mitch already know about battlefield acupuncture and how it’s practiced?

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What You Need to Know About Fertility Treatments: Between Age 35 to 40

Oct 7, 2021

What You Need to Know About Fertility Treatments: Between Age 35 to 40 If you and your partner have been tying to get pregnant between 35 and 40, you may want to speak with a fertility specialist. The fertility treatments available to you greatly rely on the age of the woman trying to have a child. In this episode, Dr. Kirtly Jones speaks with fertility expert Dr. Erica Johnstone about helping women in their late 30's to become pregnant.

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89: Checking in with Listener Scot

Oct 5, 2021

It’s been about six weeks since listener Scot spoke about wanting to improve his blood pressure and lose a few pounds. So what kind of improvements has he seen after taking Thunder Jalili and Dr. Madsen’s advice about increasing his physical activity and speaking with a nutritionist?

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