Random Acts of Kindness Can Make You Healthier

Feb 14, 2020

You're in the drive-thru and the person in front of you bought your order. You should do the same for the person behind you because not only is it fun to keep the chain of kindness going, but it also can improve your health. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talkes about the health benefits of being kind....

Did Scientists Really Find a Universal Cancer Treatment?

Feb 12, 2020

Headlines are talking about a new one-size-fits-all type of cancer treatment. Are these claims real or are they just hype? Dr. John Phillips, professor of hematology at University of Utah Health has been involved with the potentially groundbreaking research. Learn more about what this study really ...

How to Protect Yourself From the Coronavirus

Feb 11, 2020

Is COVID-19 really as dangerous as it’s portrayed in the media? How can you best protect yourself from getting sick? Emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen explains why coronavirus is closer to a really bad flu and how taking typical flu-season precautions can keep you from becoming infected. Learn ...

The Four Types of Love: Some Are Healthy, Some Are Not

Feb 10, 2020

As Valentine’s Day approaches, think about how you use the word “love” in your life. You love your significant other, your kids, your friends and your siblings in different ways. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about the research behind these types of affection and why our loved ones make us ...

Health Screenings for Women: 5 for Life

Feb 7, 2020

With all the health and wellness information out there, how do you know which tests you should do when? Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about the 5 for Life program: the five most important screenings and tests every woman should have....

New Postpartum Pelvic Floor Clinic Offers Treatment and Hope to Mothers

Jan 23, 2020

Incontinence. Prolapse. Tearing. Postpartum pelvic floor disorders affect many women after childbirth, but are rarely discussed ahead of time. Luckily, treatments at U of U Health are available. Dr. Kirtly Jones talks with Dr. Audra Jo Hill about the new Postpartum Pelvic Floor Clinic and the hope ...

Are You at Risk for Pelvic Floor Issues After Childbirth?

Jan 9, 2020

A typical vaginal birth can be a joyful experience for a new mother. But most women will say that nothing is really quite the same down there after birth. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones speaks with pelvic floor disorder specialist Dr. Audra Jo Hill about the risk factors women should be aware of and the ...

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