The COVID Vaccine is Safe During Pregnancy

Sep 9, 2021

During pregnancy, your top priority is to keep your child safe and healthy. We know the dangers of COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2. But is the vaccine safe for you and your developing child? Dr. Kirtly Jones shares the latest research about the safety of COVID-19 vaccines in pregnant ...

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement—Is It Right For Me?

Sep 8, 2021

Just a few years ago, treating critical aortic stenosis required surgery. Now, there’s transcatheter aortic valve replacement, which allows for treatment of the heart’s blocked valve without actual surgery. Dr. Tom Miller talks to cardiologist, Dr. Jim Fang about this new procedure, how it’s ...

How the Aging Brain Program Can Help with Memory Disorders

Sep 3, 2021

Memory changes are common but not necessarily a normal part of the aging process. Many issues related to an aging brain can be treated—and in some cases prevented. Geriatric specialist Dr. Michelle Sorweid explains how the Aging Brain Program at University of Utah Health can help diagnose and ...

What to Expect After Endoscopic Spine Surgery

Sep 1, 2021

Recent biomedical advancements now allow for certain spinal surgeries to be performed via a minimally invasive, outpatient procedure. For patients undergoing endoscopic spine surgery, Dr. Mark Mahan explains what to expect during your recovery—including recovery times of only a week or two....

87: Man Meals Update 4: Graduation Day

Aug 31, 2021

In the final update for the Month of Man Meals, Mitch and Thunder review the unapologetically delicious - yet nutritious - ...

Is My Child Breathing Carbon Dioxide When Wearing a Mask?

Aug 30, 2021

Evidence shows that masks work at preventing the spread of COVID-19. But could wearing a mask increase the amount of carbon dioxide your kid breathes during the day? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner debunks this mask myth and explains the science behind the safe long-term use of masks—even for ...

E22: 7 Domains of Clean Air

Aug 30, 2021

Breathing is a necessity for all living creatures, but when the air we breathe isn't clean, the damage goes beyond the health of our lungs. And it's not just pollution from cars, our BBQs and spray-on sunscreens also contribute to the production of toxic air. So how can we live ...

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