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Jul 12, 2021

Tres preguntas sobre las vacunas y los nuevos brotes Covid-19

Los nuevos brotes de Covid-19 en nuestra comunidad han causado gran preocupación, pero la llegada de la vacuna nos da esperanza de que próximamente podremos controlar esta terrible infección. El doctor Carlos Gomez, MD, de la División de Enfermedades Infecciosas de University of Utah Health contesta algunas de nuestras inquietudes.

May 24, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines and Children

Children age 12- to 15- years old can now get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine following Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the Food and Drug Administration. Results from a Phase 3 clinical trial testing the COVID-19 vaccine in this age group suggest it is highly effective at protecting them from disease.

May 10, 2021

El beneficio de reanudar el uso de la vacuna J&J COVID-19

Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) y la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos (FDA) recomendaron reanudar el uso de la vacuna de Johnson & Johnson el 23 de abril de 2021, tras una interrupción temporal.

May 07, 2021

The Benefit of Resuming Use of the J&J COVID-19 Vaccine

The CDC and the FDA recommended restarting use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on April 23, 2021, after a temporary pause. After carefully reviewing the data, the CDC and FDA determined that the benefits of getting the J&J vaccine far outweigh potential risks.

Apr 22, 2021

Esperando la inmunidad colectiva

Las vacunas contra la enfermedad Covid-19 están cada vez más disponibles con el objetivo de lograr la “inmunidad colectiva”, un punto en el que suficientes personas son inmunes al COVID-19 y el virus ya no puede propagarse. Pero todos somos parte de muchos rebaños: nuestras familias, nuestros amigos, nuestros lugares de trabajo y escuelas.

Apr 19, 2021

Mascarillas: Una herramienta esencial para finalizar la Pandemia

Desde el comienzo de la pandemia de Covid-19, los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) han reconocido que las mascarillas faciales, el distanciamiento físico, el lavado frecuente de manos, y quedarse en casa cuando uno está enfermo, son herramientas importantes para ayudar a reducir la propagación de Sars-CoV- 2. En combinación con las vacunas Covid-19, estas prácticas ayudarán a alcanzar la inmunidad colectiva y, finalmente, volver a la "normalidad".

The Scope

E20: 7 Domains After Weight Loss

Jul 30, 2021

There can be changes in your life that might come after a significant weight loss journey. The reason and manner in which you might have lost weight will vary from person to person, but the weight loss journey doesn't end after the number of the scale does down. Aesthetic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Cori Agarwal joins this episode of 7 Domains of Women's Health to talk about the changes in body and mind after weight loss.

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82: Almost There But Not Quite — Listener Scot's Story

Jul 27, 2021

You're a bit overweight, and your blood pressure is a little high. You eat pretty well and get some activity during the week. What else should you do to lose the pounds and lower the blood pressure? Listener Scot tells us his story to Dr. Madsen and nutritionist Thunder Jalili who give their advice.

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Correcting Common Colorectal Cancer Misconceptions

Jul 27, 2021

According to Dr. Priyanka Kanth, misconceptions about colorectal cancer may be the cause of a significant percentage of deaths from the disease. Educate yourself about the causes of colorectal cancer, screening, and who’s at risk—because by the time you have symptoms, it may already be too late.

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What is PCOS and How Can I Treat It?

Jul 22, 2021

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder that happens to women of reproductive age. The disorder causes symptoms like irregular periods, acne, and headaches—it's also the most common cause of infertility in women. Women’s expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explains how to diagnose PCOS and what treatments are available.

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