The Best Sports for Kids with Autism

Apr 19, 2019

It’s recommended that young kids get at least 60 minutes of exercise a day. A great way to help your child hit this goal is to get them involved in a sport. But for parents of children with autism, this can pose a challenge. On this Health Minute, Dr. Julia Connelly, director at University of Utah...

3 Things Parents Should Know About Concussions

Apr 18, 2019

Concussions are dangerous and something parents and coaches should be concerned about. On this Health Minute, neurosurgeon Dr. Greg Hawryluk offers three things parents and coaches should keep in mind about concussions for youth playing sports....

How to Relieve Allergy Symptoms

Apr 18, 2019

Itchy eyes. Runny nose. Difficulty breathing. Allergies can make you miserable. Dr. Tom Miller discusses everything you need to know about allergies. Learn how to prevent your symptoms, relieve the discomfort, and what treatment options are best for you....

Diagnosing Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Apr 17, 2019

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) have very similar symptoms. However, the inflammation that accompanies IBD makes it much more serious, and it’s important to seek treatment if you suspect you have it. Dr. John Valentine takes us through the process that he uses ...

Treating Carpal Tunnel Without Surgery

Apr 17, 2019

For people suffering from carpal tunnel, it may seem like surgery is the only option available. However, there is a non-invasive option that has been shown to be effective. On today's Health Minute, Dr. Douglas Hutchinson discusses how splinting can be used to treat the symptoms of carpal tunnel. ...

The Benefits of Deep Brain Stimulation for Patients With Parkinson’s Disease

Apr 16, 2019

Parkinson’s disease isn’t easy to continually treat, but deep brain stimulation can help with tremors and slowness of movement. Dr. Tom Miller speaks with Dr. Lauren Schrock about the procedure and the benefits of deep brain stimulation for patients with Parkinson’s disease....

Broken Blood Vessel in the Eye

Apr 16, 2019

A broken blood vessel in the eye can look quite painful and obvious. But is it serious enough for emergency medical attention? On today's Health Minute, emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen explains whether or not a broken blood vessel is something you should be worried about. Learn more about ...

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