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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 28, 2022

Three Ways to Prevent Neck Pain

In this fast-paced digital world, it’s hard to be mindful about proper posture while moving through our daily lives. Yet over time, those hours of slumping, slouching, and scrolling can lead to debilitating neck pain. Here are three strategies to keep your neck and spine in good shape as you age.

Sep 07, 2022

COVID-19 and Mammogram Breast Cancer Screening: What You Should Know

Mammography screening is safe for all women who have received a COVID-19 vaccine or booster shot. Yet women should pay attention to the timing of their COVID-19 vaccine shots and breast cancer screenings.

Aug 10, 2022

¿Tengo viruela del mono? Estas son las cuatro preguntas que hay que tener en cuenta

Una rara infección vírica se ha convertido en una emergencia sanitaria mundial. El virus de la viruela del mono no es tan transmisible como el COVID-19, pero algunas personas están en riesgo y deben tomar precauciones, incluyendo la vacunación si cumplen los criterios de elegibilidad. Si sospecha que ha estado expuesto a la viruela del mono o que podría estar infectado, aquí tiene cuatro preguntas que debe tener en cuenta...

Aug 10, 2022

Do I Have Monkeypox? Here Are Four Questions to Consider

A rare viral infection has now become a global health emergency. The monkeypox virus is not nearly as transmissible as COVID-19, but certain people are at risk and should take precautions, including getting vaccinated if they meet the eligibility criteria. If you suspect you may have been exposed to monkeypox or could possibly be infected, here are four questions to consider...

Aug 09, 2022

Here Are Three Signs You May Have Monkeypox

Monkeypox is a rare viral infection that is caused by a virus similar to the one that causes smallpox. It is spread from person to person when someone has contact with an infected person’s rash, bodily fluids, or respiratory droplets. There are many signs and symptoms of monkeypox. While a person may not show all signs of infection, here is what you should look for...

Aug 02, 2022

Pásame el protector solar, ¡Por favor!

Cuando pase tiempo al aire libre, recuerde llevar protección solar, un sombrero y ropa protectora. Incluso en otoño e invierno, los días más fríos no protegen la piel expuesta.

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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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