Three Reasons Men Should Visit a Urologist Immediately

Aug 18, 2020

Slow flow? History of prostate problems? Erectile dysfunction? A visit to the urologist is not the most fun way to spend an afternoon but for men experiencing certain symptoms, a check-up could be life-saving. Urologist Dr. John Smith explores three urological symptoms and conditions that need to be...

How to Get Your Toddler Off the Bottle

Aug 17, 2020

Weaning a baby off a bottle is easier to talk about than to accomplish. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner acknowledges how difficult this transition can be for both toddler and parent. She shares her advice on how to switch to a sippy cup and strategies to help your child move on from the bottle....

Dentist Visits are Necessary and Safe During COVID-19

Aug 14, 2020

Even during a global pandemic, it's important to continue routine dental care to prevent future dental issues. On this Health Minute, Dr. Rory Hume from University of Utah School of Dentistry talks about the precautions dentists are taking during the COVID-19 pandemic....

I'm Peeing More As I Age – Am I Normal?

Aug 13, 2020

Thirty percent of women ages 40-50 have an overactive bladder: more bathroom breaks during the day, urgent trips waking you up at night. According to women’s specialist Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones, there are a few reasons for an overactive bladder, but this is normal. Find out what could be causing ...

Three Common Sports Injuries in Young Athletes

Aug 12, 2020

For young athletes, injuries happen—from sprained joints in sports like soccer or track, to dislocated shoulders on the football field. Orthopedic specialist Dr. Julia Rawlings talks about three of the most common injuries she sees in young athletes and why some of these injuries should to be seen...

Staying Safe at Home with Kids in School During COVID-19

Aug 10, 2020

With many children going back to in-person classes as the school year approaches, there's a worry about bringing COVID-19 into the home, especially if the child is asymptomatic. Pediatric infectious disease expert and epidemiologist Dr. Adam Hersh talks about how to keep the family safe from ...

Looking at How Other Countries Have Handled Going Back to School

Aug 7, 2020

One of the ways experts determine how to best reopen schools during the COVID-19 pandemic is to look to other countries around the world. Pediatric infectious disease expert and epidemiologist Dr. Adam Hersh talks about how other countries have handled reopening schools, their results, and what it ...

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