3 Signs You Might Have Skin Cancer

Mar 25, 2019

Skin cancer is the most common, and preventable, type of cancer. In fact, you might have skin cancer and not even know it. On this Health Minute, Dr. Glen Bowen from Huntsman Cancer Institute discusses three signs that can indicate you might have skin cancer. Learn more about this health topic in ...

How Much Sleep Do Kids Really Need?

Mar 22, 2019

How much sleep your child needs is different for every phase of their development, from infant to the teen years. On today’s Health Minute, Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner details exactly how much sleep your child should be getting, as well as some tips to make sure they really are getting the type...

Health Hack: Lose Weight By Cutting Soda

Mar 22, 2019

If you’re struggling to lose weight, today’s Health Hack may be for you. Dr. Troy Madsen explains how cutting one large soda a day can lead to losing up to a pound a week....

Older Adults Should Not Use Sleep Aids

Mar 21, 2019

Over-the-counter sleep aids may seem like a simple solution if you’re having trouble sleeping, but for older adults, sleep aids can be dangerous. On today’s Health Minute, Dr. Natalie Sanders warns of the potential dangers of sleep aids for elders....

6 Vasectomy Myths That Aren’t True

Mar 21, 2019

A vasectomy is considered the least invasive and lowest risk procedure someone can have. However, when it comes to "getting snipped," there are a lot of myths floating around. Urologist Dr. Alex Pastuszak debunks some of the major myths about vasectomies—some of which are downright ridiculous....

How to Keep Yourself Mentally Fit

Mar 20, 2019

You may be working on being physically fit—working out, eating better, kicking bad habits—but have you thought about how to keep yourself mentally fit? On this Health Minute, psychologist Dr. Michael McIntosh explains how incorporating 'planned positive outreach' is the best thing you can add to...

How Can I Get My Child to Stop Biting Her Nails?

Mar 19, 2019

Nail biting is a common habit, but usually not a serious one for most children. Most children who bite their nails eventually lose the habit, but some may continue well into adulthood. In more serious situations, nail biting can lead to health concerns. There is no prescription to stop nail biting, ...

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