Tips for Spotting Eye Issues in Children

Jan 18, 2021

Newborns can’t always control their developing eyes and sometimes go cross-eyed. But if your child is older than two months and you notice her or his eyes looking in different directions, something else might be going on. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner describes how to tell if your child’s eyes ...

How to Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

Jan 15, 2021

The same risk factors that cause stroke can make you susceptible for repeat occurrences. Stroke specialist Dr. Dana Dewitt and Dr. Tom Miller talk about the importance of knowing the risk factors. They also discuss how to reduce your risk for stroke....

How Long After a Miscarriage to Try Again?

Jan 14, 2021

Sadly, miscarriages do occur for expecting mothers, and many women commonly want to know how long they must wait before trying to get pregnant again. Women's health expert, Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones says the most common recommendation in the United States is three months. Learn what conditions can ...

ER or Not: Heart Racing

Jan 13, 2021

If you find your heart suddenly racing, is that cause for concern? Whether to worry or not depends on other symptoms and how long the racing lasts. Emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen talks about some potentially serious conditions you should be mindful of, and how ER doctors might treat them....

Does My Child Need an Emotional Support Animal?

Jan 12, 2021

Animals can provide comfort, this is a fact. But an emotional support animal is not a pet or a service animal and requires specific training and certification. Some parents may think to request a letter from their child's pediatrician if the child has an emotional disability and a pet helps calm ...

Does Your Child Have Pigeon Feet? When It's Normal – And When It's Not

Jan 4, 2021

Many children have in-toeing – also known as pigeon toes or duck feet – when they start growing. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why it's so common and when you should expect your child to grow out of it. However, if your child reaches a certain age and still has turned-in feet, you may ...

Dr. Michael Good Reflects on Night Rounding at Hospital

Dec 30, 2020

Dr. Michael Good recently rounded with the mobile nursing supervisor during a recent night shift at University of Utah Hospital. He shares what he saw during his three hours and shares a message for everyone who contributes to exceptional patient care....

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