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Newly Awarded III Seed Grant Projects Explore the Role of Immune System in Disease

January 19, 2018

The Immunology, Inflammation and Infectious Disease Initiative at the University of Utah has awarded seed grants to eight projects that support the initiative's aim of exploring the fundamental function of the immune system as it relates to infectious and autoimmune diseases, like diabetes and heart disease.... Read more

Don’t Ink Your Eyes

September 29, 2017

Let’s just cut to the chase: getting an eye “tattoo” is a bad idea. ... Read more

Happy Feet are Healthy Feet

May 24, 2016

With summer nearly upon us, you're probably getting ready to break out your sandals and flip flops. ... Read more

A Bitter Pill: Fighting Antibiotic Overuse

May 04, 2016

Millions of prescriptions are written for antibiotics each year and a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows nearly a third of them are unwarranted. ... Read more

Artificial Joint Replacement and Dentistry

April 01, 2016

There’s more to artificial joint replacement than most of us know, but did you know about the connection to dentistry? ... 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

Does Your Kid Stink?

February 26, 2016

Sometimes a stinky kid just needs a bath. Sometimes they need to see a doctor. ... Read more

Clean Your Contacts

November 14, 2014

IF you don't, it could cost you your vision. ... 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