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Nov 19, 2021

Treating Urinary Incontinence After Prostate Surgery

Up to 10 percent of men will experience some degree of urinary incontinence after prostate cancer surgery. Benjamin McCormick, a University of Utah Health surgeon specializing in reconstructive urology discusses surgery options to for bladder control.

Sep 27, 2021

COVID-19 and Erectile Dysfunction: Fact or Fiction?

Researchers at University of Utah Health and around the world are continuing to investigate other ways that COVID-19 can impact patients long-term – namely, erectile dysfunction in men. Urologic surgeon Dr. Jim Hotaling, M.D., M.S., FECSM is helping educate patients and the community on whether there is a correlation between COVID and erectile dysfunction.

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.

Jun 07, 2021

Take Control of Your Health During Men’s Health

June is Men’s Health Month, making it a great time for men to get schedule preventive health checkups. Only three out of five men get an annual physical and more than 40 percent of men only go to the doctor when they have a serious medical condition.

Feb 03, 2021

Peyronie's Disease: Curved Penis Symptoms & Treatment

Do you know what causes bent penis? It's called Peyronie's disease and refers to penises with curvature or deformity that can cause pain, make it difficult to get or keep an erection, or have any sexual function at all. Learn more about this condition.

Jan 06, 2021

5 Common Erectile Dysfunction Causes

Conditions like vascular disease, surgery, diabetes, and medications are some of the top causes of erectile dysfunction. If you suffer from ED, schedule an evaluation with your doctor and get the help you need

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S5E9: The Flaws of Cultural Competency in Healthcare

Jan 18, 2022

How does a healthcare system ensure the population it serves gets the care it needs? The intentions of cultural competency may begin with wanting to deliver trauma-informed care to diverse communities, but the assumed generalization of a group of people can lead to ignored identities among individual patients. In S5E9, Lina, Hạ, and Mariam talk about the flaws of cultural competency in the patient/provider relationship, and learning cultural humility to make healthcare patient-centered.

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Sideshow: Wilderness Winter Survival Myth or Fact?

Jan 18, 2022

Spit to know which way to dig when trapped in an avalanche. Get into a sleeping bag naked to warm someone with hypothermia. Eating snow will make you more dehydrated. Mountain medicine specialist Dr. Graham BZ separates myth from fact. Plus, you'll learn that getting trapped in an avalanche is terrifying.

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E27: 7 Domains of Our Aging Face

Jan 14, 2022

We all age, and we all hope to age gracefully. When you look at the mirror in the morning, what is the face that looks back? Is it a smile or a frown? Are there wrinkles of wisdom? What does the age of your face say about your health? Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Payam Tristani joins this episode of 7 Domains of Women's Health—the first in a three-episode discussion on aging—to talk about our aging face, and how to age with the face that makes you happy.

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93: Mitch Tries the Project 50 Challenge

Jan 12, 2022

The concept seems simple. Commit to seven rules for 50 days and become a different person by the end of it. The #Project50Challenge has been going viral on social media, and producer Mitch has decided he’s going to give it a go. The Who Cares guys how the seven rules could be a framework for The Core 4 and whether or not it sounds a bit too ambitious.

Read the rules of Project 50 and consider joining as Mitch tries out the challenge.

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