September 2015

Most Recent Posts

  • A Warning Sign of Stroke

    Sep 30, 2015

    Reality TV star Kim Zolciak-Biermann says she is feeling better, and ready to be back on the floor of “Dancing with the Stars” after suffering a transient ischemic attack (TIA) last week. While she is ready to put the incident behind her though, she should be concerned about the possibility of a more serious health issue in the coming year. ... Read more

  • Be Your Child's Fan in the Fight vs. Fat

    Sep 28, 2015

    The number of children and adolescents who are at an unhealthy weight is at a record high, with about 20% of Utah elementary school and high school students overweight or obese. Here's how you can help your kids.... Read more

  • Busting Mammogram Myths

    Sep 24, 2015

    Women in Utah are not getting mammograms. We rank 49th in the nation when it comes screenings. 53% women ages of 40-49 do not get a mammogram each year. ... Read more

  • Lice Are Not Nice

    Sep 22, 2015

    The very thought of head lice can make you itch. There are ways to decrease the risk. ... Read more

  • Make The Freshman Fifteen a Myth

    Sep 21, 2015

    Tips from Julie Metos Ph.D., R.D., C.D., about the freshman fifteen and how new college students can make it a myth.... Read more

  • How Does Fair Food Fare?

    Sep 16, 2015

    With the Utah State Fair underway, you may have visions of funnel cake dancing in your head. Push pause on that fantasy right now. Here is a break down of calories and fat in fair foods.... Read more

  • Concerns About Hand Sanitizer

    Sep 15, 2015

    Any parent knows that hand sanitizer can be a lifesaver when it comes to cleaning little hands, and eliminating germs on the go. However, they may not realize that it can pose a health threat to the very people they are trying to protect. ... Read more

  • 3 Kid-Approved Lunches

    Sep 14, 2015

    Move over PB&J. Here are some quick and easy lunchbox makeovers that the kids are sure to love.... Read more

  • Teeth Straightening: Don't Do it Yourself

    Sep 14, 2015

    There are lots of “do it yourself” projects you can complete successfully with just a little time and effort. However, “do it yourself” braces is not one of them. ... Read more

  • Understanding Suicide Risk Factors and Suicide Prevention

    Sep 10, 2015

    Suicidologist Doug Gray M.D. discusses ongoing research at the University of Utah surrounding suicide and suicide prevention.... Read more

  • What Is Prediabetes? Could You Have It?

    Sep 03, 2015

    Nearly 80 million Americans have a condition that could lead to type 2 diabetes. But you can lower your risk.... Read more

  • Avoiding a Painful Commute

    Sep 03, 2015

    Being stuck in a car for a long commute can cause serious problems for your neck, spine, and back. How to avoid the pain. ... Read more

  • Senator Rand Paul Visits Moran Eye Center, Partners with Global Outreach Division in Haiti

    Sep 03, 2015

    Senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul visited the John A. Moran Eye Center on Saturday, August 29, to tour Moran’s state-of-the-art surgical suite and learn about the game-changing work our researchers are doing to understand and cure blinding conditions. ... Read more

  • How to Eat Like a Ute Football Player

    Sep 02, 2015

    Beth Wolfgram, now in her eighth year as the athletics department’s sports dietician, is in charge of fueling the Utes. Pregame meals, halftime snacks, postgame recovery, after-practice hydration — she oversees it all. ... Read more

  • The Expanding Role of AMH as a Predictor of Fertility

    Sep 01, 2015

    While slowing down a woman’s biological clock remains as futile as turning back time, reproductive medicine is finding a way to peer inside the clock to gauge just how fast it is ticking. ... Read more

  • Super Foods for Fall

    Sep 01, 2015

    The summer is over, and the lush berries, peaches, and peas that we have enjoyed are giving way to their heartier autumn cousins. Which foods should you be eating for optimum health? Follow the signs of the season. ... Read more