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Physicians' perspectives on the health and medical issues that impact you and your family. With access to over 1,000 board-certified physicians trained in 200 medical specialties from University of Utah Health, Health Minute helps you better understand your health and the health topics you’re hearing about. Produced by The Scope Radio, Health Minute is a daily prescription of practical advice so you can live a happier and healthier life.

Latest Episodes

Measuring Blood Pressure at Home

Feb 24, 2021

Should you invest in a blood pressure cuff? On today's Health Minute, Dr. Tom Miller goes through the benefits of taking your blood pressure at home and how it can be an effective tool to help you work towards lowering those numbers....

Exercising While Pregnant

Feb 23, 2021

Exercise does a body good, even a pregnant body. On today's Health Minute, certified nurse midwife Marie Horne talks about the benefits of physical activity when you’re expecting and what types of exercise you should be performing....

Bloody Nose that Won't Stop

Feb 22, 2021

Nosebleeds can sometimes be difficult to stop. Emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen says the fastest way to stop nosebleeds is to pinch the soft part of the nose shut. On today's Health Minute, learn what to do if the nosebleed still won't stop....

What Are Those Floaters in My Vision?

Feb 19, 2021

Some people may have experienced small black or gray spots or specks that weave in and out of their vision on occasion. They’re called eye floaters and they’re quite common. On this Health Minute, ophthalmologist Dr. Brian Zaugg talks about what exactly eye floaters are and whether or not they ...

Do I Need Stitches for a Deep Cut?

Feb 18, 2021

You find yourself with a nasty cut that’s pretty deep and long. Maybe it won’t stop bleeding. Does it need stitches? On today's Health Minute, emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen explains how to quickly identify if your bad cut needs to be closed up by a doctor....

Dentist Visits are Necessary and Safe During COVID-19

Feb 17, 2021

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....

4 Ways To Naturally Boost Testosterone

Feb 16, 2021

A healthy level of testosterone can lead to higher energy levels as well as an increase in strength and virility. But what are your options if you have low testosterone? On this Health Minute, Dr. James Hotaling, urologist and men’s health expert, shares four ways you can increase your ...