Does Your Child Have Pigeon Feet? When It's Normal – And When It's Not

Jan 4, 2021

Many children have in-toeing – also known as pigeon toes or duck feet – when they start growing. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why it's so common and when you should expect your child to grow out of it. However, if your child reaches a certain age and still has turned-in feet, you may ...

Dr. Michael Good Reflects on Night Rounding at Hospital

Dec 30, 2020

Dr. Michael Good recently rounded with the mobile nursing supervisor during a recent night shift at University of Utah Hospital. He shares what he saw during his three hours and shares a message for everyone who contributes to exceptional patient care....

Well-Child Visits During COVID-19

Dec 21, 2020

Well-child visits are still happening, even during a global health pandemic. The good news is your doctor's office is probably one of the safest places to be during COVID-19 outside of your house. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about what to expect during your child's visit, how doctors' ...

Keeping Students and Teachers Safe During COVID-19

Dec 9, 2020

While the classroom may look different this year, school is still happening. As a parent, you worry your child might get infected if they are attending in-person classes. But if your child is remote learning, you worry they are not fully absorbing the learning materials. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy ...

Healing a Pulled Hamstring

Dec 7, 2020

Is a pulled hamstring—also called a strained hamstring—something you can treat on your own, or should you see a doctor? Athletic trainer Travis Nolan shares how to determine when you should seek help, why it is essential to do the proper stretching and physical therapy, and how long it takes for...

Alzheimer's Disease: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Dec 2, 2020

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disease of the brain that causes loss of nerve cells, and as a result, patients first develop difficulty with memory. Dr. Norman Foster, director of the Center for Alzheimer Care, Imaging, and Research at University of Utah, talks about the characteristics of ...

Hemorrhoids—or Something Else?

Nov 25, 2020

If you’re experiencing severe rectal pain, you might think it’s hemorrhoids, but it could be something worse. Dr. Tom Miller and Dr. Bartley Pickron talk about how to distinguish between common hemorrhoids and more serious conditions. They also discuss treatments and relief for pain, as well as ...

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