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Why You Should Care About Your Cholesterol

Mar 10, 2023—Most of us know having high cholesterol is generally a bad thing. But what exactly is cholesterol? It’s not only a major signpost for your overall health, but it can lead to a heart attack or stroke. Tom Miller, MD, from University of Utah Health explains what cholesterol is, breaks down the ...

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Is Your Child Coming Up with Excuses to Skip School? It May Be School Phobia

Mar 9, 2023—Stomach ache, headache, dizziness, and nausea are all symptoms you might hear from your child on a school day morning. The condition may even get worse as it gets closer to time for school, then miraculously become better on the weekends. It may be school phobia. Cindy Gellner, MD, explains what can...

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What to Do When a Wound Just Won't Heal

Mar 8, 2023—Wounds can typically take anywhere from two weeks to two months to heal, depending on the type and severity of the injury. If your wound is taking significantly longer to heal than expected, it may be time to see a medical professional. University of Utah Health emergency physician Troy Madsen, MD, ...

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134: What's the Deal with Inflammatory Foods?

Mar 7, 2023—Seems like there are plenty of social media posts and ads that are insisting that inflammation caused by food is causing all of your ills. One claims they stopped eating white bread and his skin cleared up. Another says that their chronic pain disappeared after cutting out red meat. Are these claims...

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S6E10: Women in Revolutions

Mar 6, 2023—Revolution refers to radical change in the established order of a society. Revolutions can be sparked by various factors such as economic inequality, political oppression, cultural hegemony, and social injustice. History books often tell us about revolutions led by men. But, so many revolutions have...

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Image of a shaky hand holding a water glass--What Is Dystonia and How Is it Treated? On The Scope Radio

What Is Dystonia and How Is It Treated?

Mar 3, 2023—Dystonia is a movement disorder that causes muscles to contract involuntarily, often leading to repetitive or twisting movements in different parts of the body. While the condition is not typically painful, the involuntary movements can really impact a person's daily life, but there are treatment ...

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Women Are More Likely to Suffer a Stroke

Mar 1, 2023—One in five women in the U.S. will have a stroke in their lifetime, according to the American Stroke Association. That means 55,000 more women than men will suffer a stroke each year. Stroke specialist Jana Wold, MD, explains why women are more likely to experience a stroke and the steps you can ...

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