Protect Your Eyes from UV Ray Damage

May 24, 2019

Wearing sunglasses goes beyond comfort, they also prevent UV rays from damaging your eyes. On today's Health Minute, eye expert Dr. Jeff Pettey explains some of the serious and potentially permanent damages the sun’s rays can cause to your eyes and how you can prevent....

When is it Too Late to Have a Baby?

May 23, 2019

As many women are faced with the challenges of establishing a career path and finding a stable partner, starting a family is now happening later in life. OB/GYN ...

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...

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