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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.

Sep 08, 2022

Stay Off The Bench: Baseball Injury Prevention

Whether you are playing little league, high school, college, or Major League Baseball there are several common injuries to be aware of.

Sep 08, 2022

Ponte un objetivo para prevenir las 5 lesiones más comunes en el fútbol

Las lesiones en el fútbol suelen ser agudas o acumulativas. Las lesiones agudas son traumáticas, mientras que las acumulativas son el resultado de una tensión repetitiva sobre un músculo, una articulación o un tejido conectivo desencadenante que puede agravar progresivamente las molestias, el dolor y el deterioro físico. Aquí están las cinco lesiones agudas de fútbol más comunes.

Sep 07, 2022

Set a Goal to Prevent the 5 Most Common Soccer Injuries

Soccer injuries are generally either acute or cumulative. Acute injuries are traumatic while cumulative injuries result from repetitive stress on a muscle, joint, or connective tissue trigger that can progressively worsen aches, pain, and physical impairment. Here are the five most common acute soccer injuries.

Jul 11, 2022

Care and Prevention of Chronic Ankle Sprains

Americans suffer approximately two million ankle sprains each year. While an overwhelming majority of patients recover quickly from these ligament injuries, a subset may suffer from recurring sprains.

Apr 04, 2022

Hamstrings Need Love Too!

You probably don’t think about your hamstrings much unless you’re an athlete, but this group of three muscles is responsible for movement when we run, walk, sit, or squat.

Mar 08, 2022

Hip Pain in Teenage Athletes

It’s no surprise hip pain is a common problem in teenage athletes. Between constant growth spurts and activity levels at an all-time high, sometimes the hip joint has a hard time working properly. It’s important to know the different types of hip pain and how to manage it.

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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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