ER or Not: It’s Difficult to Pee

Sep 21, 2018

You need to urinate but it’s hard, if not impossible, to go. Should you make a trip to the ER? Emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen says it depends on the patient. If you’re a 65-year-old male, you need to go in. For everyone else, it might be worth waiting to visit an urgent care. What ...

Pregnancy Miscarriage Signs, Treatments, and Management

Sep 20, 2018

Early miscarriage, or spontaneous abortion, is common—the most common complication in pregnancy. Approximately one million American women experience a loss of pregnancy in the first twelve weeks. OB/GYN Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talk about managing pregnancy failure, whether at the clinic or in your...

How to Best Support Someone Losing Their Vision

Sep 20, 2018

Vision loss impacts every aspect of a person’s life. Facing these challenges alone can lead to a lot of adverse psychological effects. Lisa Ord, from the patient support program at Moran Eye Center, shares how you can best support a loved one facing vision loss and start a dialogue that can ...

Always Out of Breath When Exercising? You Might Have Dyspnea

Sep 19, 2018

If you find yourself gasping for air while exercising, you could be out of shape… or it could be a sign of something more serious. Dyspnea is what’s known as shortness of breath. Dr. John Ryan, director of the new dyspnea clinic at University of Utah Health, talks about why a wide variety of ...

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Preventing Your Child’s Seasonal Allergies

Sep 17, 2018

Seasonal allergies are miserable. No doubt about that. But do some of the things you’ve been told to help prevent allergy symptoms really work? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner debunks some of the common myths about seasonal allergies and shares tips to help your child avoid sneezing, itchy eyes, ...

Duct Tape: An Effective Treatment for Warts

Sep 14, 2018

Warts are raised, round, rough growths on the surface of the skin. They are very common and most people have dealt with one at some point. Warts usually go away without treatment in two to three years, but what if you, or your child, don’t want to wait that long? It’s time to pull out that ...

What's Causing My Dizziness?

Sep 12, 2018

Dizziness is one of the most common complaints primary care physicians treat. There are many different types of dizziness, each with its causes and treatments. Dr. Tom Miller shares how to figure out what kind of dizziness you're experiencing....

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