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Aug 17, 2021

The Male Urinary Problem That Won’t Just Go Away

Sometime in your 40s or 50s you might notice that you wake up a lot more at night, to go to the bathroom. It’s something that happens to men when their prostate enlarges. Stephen Summers, MD gives his expert opinion.

Aug 13, 2021

Cómo manejar el estrés y la ansiedad causada por el regreso a las aulas

La vuelta al cole es un momento emocionante. Pero a muchos niños les puede causar estrés y ansiedad: incluso niños que suelen ser fáciles de llevar pueden experimentar nervios, y los que tienen algo de ansiedad pueden estar más excitados e inquietos de lo habitual. Los padres también sienten esa incomodidad. Dejar a un niño llorando a las puertas del centro escolar es difícil para todos.

Aug 11, 2021

Navigating Back-to-School Stress and Anxiety

Back-to-school is an exciting time. But for many kids, it can cause stress and anxiety—even children who are usually easy going may experience butterflies and those with some anxiety may get more nervous and clingier than usual. Parents feel the pain, too. Leaving a crying child at school is hard for everyone.

Aug 06, 2021

Mitos y conceptos erróneos de COVID-19

El doctor Rodríguez responde a nuestras inquietudes y nos anima a todos a ponernos la vacuna para minimizar el contagio de Covid-19, y reducir la cantidad de muertes y personas hospitalizadas.

Aug 06, 2021

Consejos para separar la realidad de la ficción de las vacunas Covid-19

Algunas personas no están recibiendo la protección que necesitan porque creen que los mitos sobre las vacunas COVID-19 son ciertos. U of U Health presenta ocho consejos sencillos para ayudar a distinguir la realidad de la ficción de la vacuna COVID-19.

Aug 06, 2021

Tips to Separate COVID-19 Vaccine Fact from Fiction

Some people are not getting the protection they need because they think myths about the COVID-19 vaccines are true. U of U Health presents eight simple tips to help distinguish COVID-19 vaccine fact from fiction.

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What the New FDA Salt Guidelines Means for You

Oct 21, 2021

Recent studies have shown that people in the U.S. consume too much salt in their daily diet, in some cases over 30% of the recommended amount. A high sodium diet can lead to serious health conditions like hypertension, heart disease, and stroke. In response, the FDA has issued new guidelines for food manufacturers and individuals about how much salt to put in food. Dr. Kirtly Jones explains what the new recommendations mean for you and your favorite foods.

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90: Mitch's Two Year Quitversary

Oct 19, 2021

After a decade of smoking and vaping, producer Mitch quit. Yet, it hasn't all been rainbows and unicorns. After two years, Mitch still finds himself struggling with occasional cravings. Cessation specialist Edlira Farka with Huntsman Cancer Institute's Center for HOPE Tobacco Cessation Program joins the celebration and explains why quitting smoking is a lifetime marathon, not a sprint.

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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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