The Differences Between Sunscreens

May 23, 2019

Not all sunscreens are created equal. In fact, some sunscreens are actually ineffective. On today's Health Minute, skin cancer expert, Dr. Doug Grossman from Huntsman Cancer Institute explains why mineral-based sunscreens work well and why they are worth the extra cost. Learn more about this health...

Dos and Don'ts of Traveling While Pregnant

May 22, 2019

Is it safe to travel while you're pregnant? Should you be taking a car, train or bus? OB/GYN Dr. Jennifer Feige from University of Utah Health shares some things you should consider before you go on that next trip while pregnant to make sure both Mom and baby are safe....

How to Help Someone During a Severe Asthma Attack

May 22, 2019

Asthma kills thousands of Americans each year—many of which are avoidable if the right steps are taken. On today's Health Minute, emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen explains the steps you should take immediately if you are around someone during a severe asthma attack....

Mapping Moles Is an Effective Way to Fight Skin Cancer

May 21, 2019

People with more moles than average might have a hard time trying to keep track of changes during self-examinations for skin cancer. Dr. Doug Grossman from Huntsman Cancer Institute introduces a technique called mole mapping to determine when anomalies on the skin might require surgery or when they ...

Enhance Mental Well-Being with Meaningful Experiences

May 21, 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 to Identify Your Child's Food Allergy

May 20, 2019

Food allergies can be a serious concern for parents. They can cause upset tummies, rashes, and in some extreme cases, life-threatening symptoms. How can you identify food allergies in your young child? On this Health Minute, pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner share ways parents can diagnose a food ...

Baby Boomers Should Test for Hepatitis C

May 17, 2019

One in 25 baby boomers (people born between 1945 and '65) test positive for hepatitis C. It's the most common chronic blood-borne pathogen and the most common cause of chronic liver disease or liver cancer. Once you've contracted it, it doesn't go away. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explains why baby ...

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