Expert Health News & Information

Navigating your health can be difficult. HealthFeed is here to help. As the official blog of University of Utah Health, we are here to offer you information on the latest in medicine, research, nutrition, exercise, and more. We not only will give you the facts, but help you understand them in today’s world where headlines are changing every day.

Aug 08, 2022

Sunny Days Ahead When You Protect Your Face

Sunburn. Brown spots. Dry skin. Enlarged pores. Wrinkles. Skin cancer. All of these are signs of too much sun on our faces. But we can’t live indoors when outdoor activities can improve our mental and physical health. Just don’t forget to protect yourself from the sun—especially your face!

Jun 17, 2022

Embrace Your Face to Uncover Skin Solutions

When you look at your face in the mirror, do you tend to focus on your blemishes such as acne scarring, redness, hyperpigmentation, broken blood vessels, or uneven skin texture? A wide variety of aesthetic services can treat your skin, boost your confidence, and improve your quality of life.

Mar 15, 2022

¿Se le está cayendo el pelo después de COVID-19? Hay buenas noticias

Los efectos secundarios a largo plazo tras la infección por COVID-19 han causado muchos síntomas devastadores, desde la pérdida del gusto y el olfato hasta la niebla cerebral y la fatiga. La pérdida de cabello también se ha reportado como un síntoma común.

Feb 02, 2022

Four Sun Protection Tips for Winter

While it may feel like the sun is in hiding during the winter, in reality, UV rays can penetrate through clouds and fog, leaving your skin vulnerable to their harmful effects. Here are four ways you can protect your skin from the winter sun.

Mar 08, 2021

Choosing the Right Breast Surgeon

Choosing a surgeon for your breast augmentation can be difficult and time consuming. With so many things to consider – facility, surgeon qualifications and experience, previous work – it’s important that you do your research.

Nov 12, 2020

The 411 on Laser Hair Removal

Body hair—it’s something we spend lots of time, energy, and money on removing. Whether you’re tired of shaving your legs or armpits or pained by waxing that upper lip, laser hair removal may be a good choice for you.

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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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