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The Scope

When to Seek Treatment for Knee Injuries in Young Athletes

Jul 7, 2020

Knee injuries are extremely common for young athletes in any sport. Whether it comes from a hard hit or a bad pivot, many knee injuries can be serious and may need immediate treatment. Sports medicine physician explains what symptoms you need to be on the lookout for to make sure your athlete can get back in the game.

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What is the Best Way to Manage Your Allergy Symptoms?

Jun 25, 2020

Unfortunately, there is no cure for allergies—you can only manage the symptoms. The best allergy management is to avoid the allergen entirely, but that can sometimes be impossible. Allergy expert Dr. Gretchen Oakley explains how sprays, pills, and eye drops can be a part of your allergy management plan, and when you need to call in an expert.

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Mental Wellness in Older Adults During COVID-19

Jun 15, 2020

Feelings of anxiety and isolation can be prevalent in individuals over the age of 65. For this older group, shelter-in-place orders during the COVID-19 pandemic can make the feelings of being disconnected and anxious even worse. How can you make sure that your older loved ones are keeping mentally healthy during the time of coronavirus? Dr. Mark Supiano shares some of his strategies to stay connected while physically distancing.

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A Cleft Team Can Improve Your Child’s Cleft Palate or Cleft Lip Treatment

Jun 15, 2020

The first three months of development are crucial for parents with a child born with cleft palate or cleft lip. The steps taken during this time can significantly impact the success of future corrective procedures. Dr. Barbu Gociman, University of Utah Health surgeon and member of the Cleft Palate & Craniofacial Center at Primary Children’s Hospital, explains why these first few months are critical for your child and how a comprehensive cleft team can set up you and your child for success.

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