Latest Women's Health Shows

Acupuncture Can Treat Hot Flashes

Oct 26, 2017

About 85 percent of aging women experience hot flashes during menopause. Hot flashes can last for years and can be very uncomfortable. Dr. Kirtly Jones speaks with Lisa Taylor-Swanson, an acupuncturist, about how acupuncture has proven to help many women cope with hot flashes. Learn what is involved...

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The Role of a Midwife

Oct 19, 2017

Midwives play an important role in the birthing experience, should a pregnant woman choose to have a midwife. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones speaks with certified nurse midwife Celeste Thomas about the training and knowledge needed to become a midwife. Learn how a midwife can help you during pregnancy....

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Menopause and Acupuncture

Oct 12, 2017

Menopause commonly comes with symptoms such as hot flashes, anxiety, and headaches. Women's expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones speaks with Dr. Lisa Taylor-Swanson, an acupuncturist, about acupuncture and herbal medicines, and how the two can help women with menopause. Learn about the options available ...

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What It Means to Be A Healthy Woman

Oct 5, 2017

Health is more than just your physical wellbeing. Health is more than how many steps you’ve walked or how many calories you’ve eaten for the day. The Center of Excellence in Women’s Health at University of Utah Health defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social ...

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Thyroid Cancer in Women

Sep 28, 2017

Thyroid cancer is the most common cancer in women 15 to 30 years of age. Though lumps in the thyroid are common, only 5 to 10 percent of lumps are cancer. Women's expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about the risk factors for thyroid cancer—the majority of which women can't change—but also ...

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Causes of Heavy Periods

Sep 14, 2017

Periods are part of the health burden of being a woman. And while heavy periods are common for women most of the time, other times it could be a sign of a more serious health concern. Women's expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about why unusual heavy periods could be a sign of something as serious...

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I Have Frequent Headaches – Am I Normal?

Sep 7, 2017

Headaches can often stop you from going about your day because of the pain it can cause. But as painful as they can be, Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones says headaches are common—if they occur less than twice a weekly. If your headaches are coming in more than twice a week, that is not normal. Learn what ...

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