E24: 7 Domains of Curiosity

Oct 4, 2021

Our desire to know about the world around us is an important character strength as humans. Walt Disney once said, "Curiosity keeps us moving forward, exploring, experimenting, opening new doors." Or is it, "Curiosity killed the cat"? Like most everything else, our sense of wonder can affect our ...

What You Need to Know About Fertility Treatments: Before Age 35

Sep 30, 2021

If you and your partner have been struggling to get pregnant, it may be time to consider speaking with your doctor about fertility treatments. It’s important to realize that the conception strategies and medical options available to you greatly rely on the age of the woman trying to have a child. ...

Learning to Recognize Signs of a Stroke Can Do More than Save Someone’s Life

Sep 29, 2021

There are some things everyone should know how to do: CPR, first aid, and recognizing the signs of a stroke. Dr. Jennifer Majersik is director of the University of Utah Stroke Center. She says it’s crucial to get to the hospital immediately if you think you or someone else is having a stroke. In ...

Dizziness in Children

Sep 27, 2021

Your teenager complains of constant dizzy spells or vertigo. Could it be a symptom of something serious? According to Dr. Cindy Gellner, dizziness is a pretty common condition—especially for adolescents. Learn more about the causes of dizziness in children and treatments that can help....

How to Spot Dementia and Other Age-Related Cognitive Disorders

Sep 24, 2021

Consistently forgetting common words or even where you placed your keys? These could be signs of an age-related cognitive condition—or just a normal part of aging. Dr. Michelle Sorweid identifies mental difficulties that are just “senior moments” and those that are worth a look by a ...

88: Did You Call My Liver Fat?

Sep 21, 2021

Listener Brett was recently diagnosed with liver disease due to excess body fat. A fatty liver diagnosis could severely impact his quality of life, but he’s not quite sure what to do now. Dr. Susan Pohl shares her expertise to explain what causes excess fat in the liver and what you can do to ...

My Mammogram Came Back Abnormal. Now What?

Sep 15, 2021

It can be scary when your doctor says she found something on your mammogram. Does this mean breast cancer? Dr. Tom Miller and Dr. Nicole Winkler discuss what it means when you get the call to come back for more tests. They also talk about what the findings might mean and the realistic chances of ...

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