Finding Gray Hairs in My 20s – Am I Normal?

Mar 4, 2021

It can be a shock to find your first gray hairs on your head, especially if you’re only in your 20s. But women’s expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones says a few gray hairs is perfectly normal, even for women in their late 20s and early 30s. However, stress, genetics and other factors can play a role. ...

Seemingly Minor Sports Injuries You Should Have Examined

Mar 3, 2021

For many athletes, a little pain comes with the territory. But sometimes, that seemingly minor injury could actually be a sign of something significantly more serious. Athletic trainer Travis Nolan explains what types of injuries you can ice and rest, and which should be seen by a professional....

Pioneering the Future: Inspired by Nature

Feb 26, 2021

Inspiration can come from many places—and that’s certainly true for U of U Health scientists following nature’s lead as they create new ways to treat and prevent disease. Seeking better medicines, they look to exotic marine animals, infectious pathogens, and our own immune systems. With ...

Does Wave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction Work?

Feb 26, 2021

Wave therapy is a non-invasive procedure that has been shown to improve certain types of erectile dysfunction. However, not all wave therapy machines are equal. Dr. John Smith explains how the use of waves can help stimulate tissue and shares the questions you should ask to ensure that you are ...

Free COVID-19 Testing for University of Utah Students, Faculty, and Staff Possible Through Technology and Teamwork

Feb 25, 2021

How do you make weekly asymptomatic COVID-19 testing available for 62,000 members of the University of Utah community? That is a story of innovation, cross-campus collaboration, and some cool technology. HSC Cores is mainly known for its laboratory services to support researchers across campus. But ...

Should You Surgically Correct a Deviated Septum?

Feb 23, 2021

In severe cases, a deviated septum can cause difficulty breathing, frequent nosebleeds, and difficulty sleeping. That small bit of bone and cartilage can have a big impact on your life. Dr. Marc Error highly advises a septoplasty for patients experiencing any breathing difficulties to improve their ...

Reducing Pandemic Fatigue in Your Kids

Feb 22, 2021

Pandemic fatigue is the mental exhaustion that comes from the sustained increase of stress and uncertainty during the global pandemic of COVID-19 and it can impact children just as much as adults. With few signs of the world returning to normal soon, how can you keep your kids spirits up? Dr. Cindy ...

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