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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 04, 2022

¡Las bayas son buenas para ti!

Las investigaciones a largo plazo demuestran que una dieta saludable que incluya muchas frutas, especialmente arándanos y fresas, puede ayudar a prevenir la aparición de enfermedades del corazón.

Aug 03, 2022

Research Suggests Eating Blueberries, Strawberries Can Lower Heart Disease Risk

Long-term research shows that a healthy diet that includes plenty of fruits, especially blueberries and strawberries, can help prevent the onset of heart disease.

Jul 29, 2022

Variante BA.5

La ola de Omicron no ha terminado. Y la variante más reciente puede ser la cepa más contagiosa del virus SARS-CoV-2 hasta ahora. La subvariante BA.5 es ahora la cepa predominante del COVID-19 en los Estados Unidos.

Jul 29, 2022

BA.5 COVID-19 Variant

The Omicron wave of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is not over. And the newest variant may be the most contagious strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus yet. The BA.5 subvariant is now the predominant strain of COVID-19 in the United States.

Jun 23, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccines and Children

Children ages 6 months and older can now get a COVID-19 vaccine. Learn how the vaccine can help protect your child and others from COVID-19.

May 26, 2022

Viruela del mono: Síntomas, transmisión y tratamiento

La reciente reaparición de la viruela del mono en Estados Unidos está creando nuevas preocupaciones sobre otro virus potencialmente contagioso, mientras la nación sigue sufriendo la pandemia del COVID-19. Pero los expertos en enfermedades infecciosas de University of Utah Health dicen que este virus es diferente en varios aspectos.

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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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