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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.

May 07, 2021

¿Le conviene la atención virtual o presencial?

La pandemia de COVID-19 ha creado mucha incertidumbre sobre el bienestar y la seguridad de nuestras comunidades. University of Utah Health anima a los pacientes que debido a los riesgos del COVID-19 están ansiosos por buscar atención médica para no retrasar su visita al doctor, lo que podría empeorar las cosas en el futuro. En U of U Health, los pacientes tienen la opción de ser atendidos por un médico en persona o virtualmente.

Apr 28, 2021

Is Virtual or In-Person Care Right for You?

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of uncertainty about the wellness and safety of our communities. University of Utah Health encourages patients who are anxious about seeking care because of COVID-19 risks to not delay a doctor’s visit, which could ultimately make things worse in the future. At U of U Health, patients have the option to be seen by a physician in person or virtually.

Apr 05, 2021

Pregnant in a Pandemic

Pregnancy has its own unique challenges. Throw in a COVID-19 pandemic and the situation becomes more complicated. With little information available about how coronavirus impacts pregnant and lactating women, it’s important to rely on health care professionals for advice.

Feb 25, 2021

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

Getting vaccinated for COVID-19 is a big step toward protecting yourself, your family, and your friends from the virus that causes this potentially deadly disease. But as well as the vaccine works, we still have a long way to go before we can shop, socialize, and travel without using face masks and practicing social distancing. Here are a few reasons why.

Feb 28, 2020

Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

The heart—that powerful muscle pumping life into every system in our bodies, including itself—deserves a lot of care and attention. Women are often less likely to pay attention to hear health, delaying needed exams and treatment.

Feb 18, 2020

Facts About Estrogen

There's a lot of conflicting information out there about this vital hormone.

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Unit on the Brink: E9 - Keeping the Faith

Jun 24, 2021

Months after the winter surge, hope was still hard to come by for many of the healthcare workers in the MICU. The new normal of the unit under COVID-19 was pushing even some of the most veteran staff to their limits. Charge Christy Mulder turns to her faith to help her through until she received the first dose of the COVID vaccine in the state. The first shot would bolster the unit and give a new sense of hope while bringing them closer to one another. See new images from inside the Medical Intensive Care Unit during the shift change in Dark’s multimedia piece Play Interview

Could Headache School Be Right for You?

Jun 24, 2021

If you’re suffering from headaches and over-the-counter medication doesn’t seem to help, education may be the answer. The University of Utah Health Headache School aims to help you get relief from migraines and chronic headaches through video courses and virtual courses with headache experts. Dr. Jared Bartell describes how you can participate in the free program and start getting relief from your migraines. Learn more about Neurology Headache School.

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I Have Night Sweats After Menopause – Am I Normal?

Jun 24, 2021

It’s been years since you went through menopause, but you’re still regularly experiencing night sweats. Is that normal? Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explains what’s typical with changes in body temperature and when your symptoms may be something more serious.

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Tummy Tuck vs. Liposuction

Jun 24, 2021

Liposuction and abdominoplasty are two common surgical options to remove stubborn fat from the stomach. While both cosmetic procedures aim to make your midsection look flatter or tighter, the procedures are very different. Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Courtney Crombie explains the differences between the procedures and which one would be best for you.

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