Women's Health: Keeping Your Bones Strong as You Age

May 28, 2020

Older women are particularly vulnerable to fragility fractures as their bones thin with age. Recent studies show touted vitamin supplements don't actually work. Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones says regular exercise and adopting healthy diet habits can make a big difference. Learn other...

New Strategy May Reduce Amount of Lifetime Cleft Palate Operations

May 27, 2020

For children with cleft palate, corrective treatment typically requires years of complex surgical operations for most of their childhood. But a relatively new surgical strategy developed at University of Utah Health may reduce the amount of procedures necessary. Dr. Barbu Gociman, a craniofacial ...

How to Boost Your Child’s Immune System

May 26, 2020

Despite what you may read on the Internet, viruses—including coronavirus—are not impacted by vitamin levels. So how can you best improve your child’s immune system? Pediatirician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why exercise, diet, and sunshine are the best ways to keep your child strong against any...

Dos and Don'ts of Working From Home (With the Rest of the Family)

May 22, 2020

Working from home can be easy for some, but less easy for others. Especially if the rest of the family is also at home. Work work and housework can sometimes overlap. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about how to balance work and home when you're working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic....

Severe Hip Pain But No Arthritis? Maybe It’s Hip Impingement

May 20, 2020

Hip pain without an injury isn’t always a sign of arthritis, or a pulled groin, if you’re young. Sometimes the pain is caused by a misshapen hip joint. Dr. Tom Miller talks to Dr. Stephen Aoki about why and how a hip joint can be misshaped, and what can be done to relieve and treat the hip pain....

Pathogen Slayers

May 19, 2020

In the midst of a pandemic, it isn’t only doctors and nurses that face down the invisible killer COVID-19. It’s the men and women who clean the hospital and clinics they work in. Clinical’s Stephen Dark talked to Jessica Rivera, a director of Environmental Services, who gave an intimate, at ...

Telehealth or Doctor's Office if My Child is Sick?

May 18, 2020

There can be a lot of confusions surrounding Telehealth and when to visit the doctor's office. Whether to bring your child in or not depends on your child's health condition. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about what parents should do if your child gets sick during the COVID-19 pandemic....

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