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  • Melanoma Monday: What You Need to Know

    May 02, 2016

    The first Monday in May every year is known as Melanoma Monday – a day to spread awareness of the deadliest form of skin cancer. ... Read more

  • Contact Lens Wearers: Stay in Contact with your Eye Care Professional

    April 08, 2016

    Like regular eyeglasses, contact lenses can correct near or farsightedness and astigmatism, but, unlike regular glasses, they are actually medical devices that sit directly on your eye. ... Read more

  • The Fight Against Sepsis

    March 30, 2016

    Oscar winning actress Patty Duke lived an uncommon life. However, her death was caused by an all too common cause: sepsis. ... Read more

  • What is Meldonium?

    March 08, 2016

    Star tennis player Maria Sharapova is facing backlash – and losing endorsement deals – after revealing that she failed a drug test at this year’s Australian Open. ... Read more

  • Treating Winter Rosacea

    January 05, 2016

    Winter is a rough time for people with rosacea. The roughly 14 million sufferers in the U.S. brace for redness and bumps to appear on their skin during the cold and blustery weather. ... Read more

  • Keep an Eye on Your Makeup Routine

    December 07, 2015

    Go for the glam, but keep it clean. ... Read more

  • Rethinking Antibiotics to Treat Acne

    November 06, 2015

    Having acne means wearing your insecurities out in the open for everyone to see. Whether you are a teenager trying to make it through adolescence or an adult still struggling with their skin there may be a chance you aren’t receiving the remedy you need for your skin problem. ... Read more

  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Patient Age Matters

    October 27, 2015

    Hodgkin’s Lymphoma is considered to be a very curable and treatable form of cancer. That’s why it was shocking when it was announced Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders passed away after battling the illness since earlier this summer. ... Read more

  • A Link Between Citrus and Skin Cancer?

    August 24, 2015

    Citrus fruits are touted for their health benefits, but could consuming too much actually put you at a higher risk for certain types of cancer? ... Read more

  • Kids’ Eyeglasses: Fit is Everything

    July 27, 2015

    The stakes are incredibly high in the world of kids’ vision. Whether they have special needs or simply require a slight correction, their vision is constantly developing, so the wrong prescription or “slightly off” fit can actually cause further complications. ... Read more

  • Don't Fall in the Summer

    June 24, 2015

    When thinking of falls, many of us tend to think of slipping or falling on the ice or snow. Well, that is not entirely true. Last year, the University of Utah Health Care Trauma Services treated more than 300 patients that fell at home during the months of May through September. Many of the documented falls occurred while doing some form of activity such as walking or hiking. ... Read more

  • Can Your Eyes Get Sunburned?

    June 22, 2015

    We all know the sun can do a real number on unprotected skin. UV radiation can cause sunburns that actually change our DNA and put us at risk for skin cancer. But did you know that your eyes can get sunburned, too? The fact is, they are every bit as vulnerable as skin. ... Read more

  • Melanoma: Keep Your Enemy Close

    June 12, 2015

    Melissa was just 29 when she faced a diagnosis that would change her life. ... Read more

  • Colon Cancer: Know Your Risk

    March 23, 2015

    For those who are diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer (CRC), ask the surgeon or gastroenterologist to have the colon tumor tested for Lynch syndrome as well. ... Read more

  • Ensign College of Public Health, backed by the U, opens in Ghana

    March 17, 2015

    The University of Utah already has a foothold in Asia with its South Korea campus —and now is taking its first steps toward establishing itself in Africa. ... Read more

  • Concerns About ERCP Scopes

    February 21, 2015

    The FDA released a warning this week about possible contamination risks involved with specialized endoscopes after seven people became infected with an antibiotic resistant bacteria after undergoing procedures at a California hospital. ... Read more

  • Measles and the Vaccination Debate

    February 04, 2015

    There is an outbreak of measles in the United States, and along with it, a renewed debate over mandatory vaccines for preventable diseases. President Obama, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and too many pundits to list have all weighed in. All claim they are simply trying to protect children, and support the parents who love them. What is just rhetoric though, and what are the facts? ... Read more

  • Careful Who You Kiss Under the Mistletoe

    December 17, 2014

    If you happen to catch yourself under a mistletoe this Christmas, make sure you think twice about who you kiss. Butterflies aren’t the only thing you might take with you after that kiss. ... Read more

  • Did You Know 30% of College Students Suffer from Depression?

    October 02, 2014

    College is a time for change. For some students, tough transitions may trigger or unmask depression. Be on the lookout for these signs and symptoms.... Read more

  • Mini Medical School

    August 15, 2014

    University of Utah hosts inaugural Project Medical Education event to showcase complex process of medical education.... Read more

  • A Dangerous Challenge

    July 31, 2014

    The fire challenge is being undertaken by young people all across America. It could be deadly. ... Read more

  • Mind Over Bladder: Stress and Incontinence

    June 26, 2014

    Relaxing the mind may be powerful when it comes to reducing bladder urge issues, according to a new study completed at the University of Utah. ... Read more

  • Keep Your Mouth Shut: The Danger of Human Bites

    June 24, 2014

    It was the bite seen round the world. During today's World Cup match, Uruguay's Luis Suarez bit Italy's Giorgio Chiellini on the shoulder during game play. ... Read more

  • Whooping Cough: Miserable and Potentially Fatal

    June 18, 2014

    To vaccinate or not to vaccinate¿ there is no question. Vaccinate. ... Read more

  • Melanoma Monday

    May 05, 2014

    It kills, on average, one American every hour. But Melanoma does not have to be fatal. If caught early the skin cancer is highly treatable.... Read more

  • Making History: Women and Stroke

    February 11, 2014

    AHA/ASA's new stroke prevention guidelines mark first time stroke prevention guidelines have been released specifically for women.... Read more

  • Hot Water Can Burn Like Fire

    February 08, 2013

    Staff in the Burn Center at University Hospital have seen countless injuries that could have been prevented. As we reach the end of burn awareness week, Annette Matherly, RN at the U's Burn Center, shares her story of a patient whose visit could have been avoided. ... Read more

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