E9: 7 Domains of Menopause

Feb 1, 2021

All women who live long enough will experience menopause—the end of a woman's reproductive life. Menopause, for most women, happens around midlife. How are the seven domains affected by the inevitable last period and decline of hormones made by the ovaries? Neuroendocrinologist Dr. Sarah Berga ...

Utah Fetal Center: High-Risk Pregnancy Care in one Place

Jan 29, 2021

High-risk pregnancies require a team of experts to address both child and mother's needs before, during, and after delivery. Dr. Stephen Fenton is the founder and director of the Utah Fetal Center at Primary Children's Hospital. Dr. Fenton talks about some of the high-risk conditions the center ...

When Can I Stop Using Birth Control?

Jan 28, 2021

You’ve been good about family planning, You’ve had the children you want, when you want. You’ve always used birth control, but when can you stop? For most women, it is when they enter menopause, but some birth control methods can make it difficult to tell when you are menopausal. OBGYN Dr. ...

S4E2: Be Radical

Jan 28, 2021

Every person's worldview is based on their personal experiences. We should understand how we view the world now, and how we want to view it in the future. According to Paulo Freire, "The radical, committed to human liberation, does not become the prisoner of a 'circle of certainty' within which ...

Seven Questions for a Cardiologist

Jan 27, 2021

On this episode of Seven Questions for a Specialist, cardiologist Dr. John Ryan answers what he thinks is the best—and worst—thing you can do for your heart, why he chose to specialize in cardiology and what advancements he's most excited about in the field of cardiology....

ER or Not: Broken Blood Vessel in Eye

Jan 26, 2021

A broken blood vessel in the eye can look nasty. But is it worth a trip to the ER? Emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen talks about when you should seek emergency help and when you can just see your ophthalmologist....

67: Ask a Sports Medicine Doc

Jan 26, 2021

Dr. Chris Gee answers listener questions: what does KT tape do, rotator cuff rehabilitation without surgery, and why do I get muscle cramps and how can I make them stop? Producer Mitch has a question about his medical chart....

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