Latest Women's Health Shows

Practicing Kindness Can Keep You Healthy

Mar 29, 2018

Being kind is good for your health. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about why practicing kindness can lead to a happier, healthier life, and discusses some simple ways to practice being kind that can improve your overall wellbeing....

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Women More Likely to Experience Drug Addiction

Mar 22, 2018

Approximately 4.5 million women in the U.S. have some sort of drug abuse problem. And studies estimate that women are more likely to experience chronic pain and anxiety than men, and become addicted more quickly than men if they are prescribed opioids. Women's health specialist Dr. Kirtly Parker ...

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No, Sleeping on Your Back Does NOT Necessarily Increase Stillbirth

Mar 8, 2018

A recent British study suggests women who sleep on their back during the third trimester are at higher risk of stillbirth. But, collectively as a department, specialists in high-risk obstetrics at University of Utah Health does not agree with the study. Women's expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones speaks ...

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Birth Control Pills Could Lower Risk of Uterine and Ovarian Cancer

Feb 22, 2018

At least 30 percent of women in the United States use oral contraceptives for their birth control. For a long time, there has been fear of a link between birth control pills and diseases such as ovarian cancer. But a new study suggests that women who take pills actually have a lower risk of uterine ...

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Women Are More Concussion-Prone than Men

Feb 1, 2018

There are many ways a woman’s brain differs from a man’s brain. For one, women are known to be more likely to suffer from migraines and headaches. In a study comparing male and female soccer players, women were more likely to suffer a concussion. Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones ...

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Could Acetaminophen During Pregnancy Increase the Chance of ADHD?

Jan 11, 2018

During pregnancy, there is so much advice on what you should and should not do to ensure the health of your baby. This includes using over-the-counter medications, like acetaminophen, to treat pain rather than narcotics. However, a recent study has linked the long-term use of the drug to an ...

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Breakthroughs in Embryos Freezing

Dec 28, 2017

Recently, frozen embryos have been in the news with a woman giving birth to an embryo that had been frozen for over 24 years. Not only did the birth break a medical record, it brings up a lot of questions about what it could mean for future parents and the medical community at large. Dr. Kirtly ...

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