Did Scientists Really Find a Universal Cancer Treatment?

Feb 12, 2020

Headlines are talking about a new one-size-fits-all type of cancer treatment. Are these claims real or are they just hype? Dr. John Phillips, professor of hematology at University of Utah Health has been involved with the potentially groundbreaking research. Learn more about what this study really ...

The Four Types of Love: Some Are Healthy, Some Are Not

Feb 10, 2020

As Valentine’s Day approaches, think about how you use the word “love” in your life. You love your significant other, your kids, your friends and your siblings in different ways. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about the research behind these types of affection and why our loved ones make us ...

Health Screenings for Women: 5 for Life

Feb 7, 2020

With all the health and wellness information out there, how do you know which tests you should do when? Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about the 5 for Life program: the five most important screenings and tests every woman should have....

New Postpartum Pelvic Floor Clinic Offers Treatment and Hope to Mothers

Jan 23, 2020

Incontinence. Prolapse. Tearing. Postpartum pelvic floor disorders affect many women after childbirth, but are rarely discussed ahead of time. Luckily, treatments at U of U Health are available. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks with Dr. Audra Jo Hill about the new Postpartum Pelvic Floor Clinic and the...

Are You at Risk for Pelvic Floor Issues After Childbirth?

Jan 9, 2020

A typical vaginal birth can be a joyful experience for a new mother. But most women will say that nothing is really quite the same down there after birth. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones speaks with pelvic floor disorder specialist Dr. Audra Jo Hill about the risk factors women should be aware of and the ...

Omega-3 Supplements Reduce Risk of Stroke and Heart Attack

Dec 17, 2019

There are many potential health benefits associated with taking Omega-3 supplements, and there may be a new one to add to that list. New research found that fish oil supplements lead to a significant reduction in stroke and heart attack risk. Dr. Tom Miller explains the study and why you should ask ...

How Can I Talk About Health with My Teenager?

Dec 9, 2019

Are you the parent of a teenager? Then you know how hard it can be to talk to them about, well, anything. This is especially true when trying to talk about their health. Dr. Cindy Gellner recommends a few tips on how to broach sensitive health-related topics with your teenager—and actually get a ...

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