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When it comes to Prostate Cancer, Your Family is Key

Mar 10, 2015

Knowing your family history for prostate cancer can help you get appropriate screening according to Lisa Cannon-Albright at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. She is the senior author on a recent study that finds that cases of prostate cancer, even in distant second and third degree relatives, can ...

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Can Men Get Breast Cancer? Absolutely.

Mar 10, 2015

Breast Cancer isn’t just a women’s issue – about 2,000 men will be diagnosed with the disease this year. Ginger Johnson, president of, says it’s important for men to check themselves regularly, but to look for more than just lumps. She gives some helpful advice for a ...

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Recovering From a Vasectomy is the Perfect Excuse to Watch Sports

Mar 9, 2015

Doctors recommend staying still in bed or on the couch for two or three days after your vasectomy. In other words, it’s a great time to catch up on your TV shows. Urologist Dr. William Brant shares some tips for a speedy recovery and some other information to know after your vasectomy. He stresses...

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Why a Vasectomy Isn’t Something to Be Afraid Of

Mar 6, 2015

Many men cringe at the thought of having a vasectomy. But Dr. William Brant says there’s nothing to be afraid of – there are no scissors involved, so the term “getting snipped” is inaccurate. Dr. Brant discusses some other myths and misconceptions about vasectomies and why it is a relatively...

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Is a Vasectomy Right For You?

Mar 4, 2015

If you or your partner is thinking about getting a vasectomy, there are a few things to consider. Is it something you both want? Have you considered other forms of birth control? Dr. William Brant goes over some basic questions asked at a vasectomy consultation and how to tell if the procedure is ...

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VasMadness: Use the Basketball Tournament to Recover From a Vasectomy

Mar 2, 2015

Thinking about getting a vasectomy? March is the perfect time to do it – you can spend a few days on the couch watching basketball while you recover. The vasectomy specialists at U of U Health Care are adding extra appointments and providing a complimentary recovery kit for college hoop fans. In ...

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Utah Has the Lowest Vaccination Rate of This Cancer-Reducing Vaccine

Feb 19, 2015

If you knew a simple vaccine could protect your children from cancer, would you give it to them? The HPV vaccine does just that, but many Utahns miss opportunities to vaccinate their children. Why? Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones and Dr. Deanna Kepka discusses the many benefits of the HPV vaccine, as well ...

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