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  • 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

  • Improving Patient Care

    February 18, 2015

    University of Utah Health Care is on a journey to improve patient care. One of our first steps involved posting physician reviews online, so patients could be better informed when choosing a medical provider. ... 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

  • Motherhood at Age 51

    January 20, 2015

    Cindy is a glowing new mom. On January 15, she gave birth to her first child at the University of Utah Hospital. ... 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

  • Employee Benefits 101

    September 10, 2014

    Why it¿s good practice to offer health insurance and other benefits to foster a healthy and vibrant workforce.... 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

  • Silenced by Dementia: What Happened to Casey Kasem

    June 18, 2014

    Casey Kasem, known by many as having one of the most recognizable voices in entertainment history, turned off his microphone for good in 2009. ... Read more

  • Whooping Cough: Miserable and Potentially Fatal

    June 18, 2014

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

  • Oral Cancer Claims the Life of Baseball's Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn

    June 18, 2014

    The sports community was saddened to learn of the death of baseball¿s Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, who passed away this week after a battle with oral cancer. ... Read more

  • See Clearly: Benefits of Cataract Surgery

    June 03, 2014

    Untreated cataracts are the most common causes of blindness in the world. It doesn¿t have to be though -- cataracts are easily curable, and the surgery can sometimes leave you with better vision than you had before the cataracts developed.... 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

  • Could Your Child Have ADHD?

    March 06, 2014

    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is the most commonly diagnosed behavior disorder of children in the U.S. Could your child have ADHD? Be on the lookout for these behaviors.... 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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