The Specialists

with Dr. Tom Miller

Dr. Tom Miller, Chief Medical Officer and Internal Medicine at University of Utah Hospital, talks to medical experts about a wide array of health topics.

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How to Treat a Broken Bone that Didn't Heal Correctly

Aug 14, 2018

Broken bones can occasionally heal in the wrong position, forming a “malunion” or “malalignment” after treatment. These misaligned bones can cause further problems and pain in the body. Dr. Tom Miller talks to ...

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CT vs MRI—Which Is Right For You?

Jul 31, 2018

What do doctors consider when determining whether to use a CT scan or a MRI for a patient? Radiologist Dr. Ulrich Rassner says there are many factors that go into that decision and it really comes down to what diagnostic ...

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I’m Pregnant But Sleeping on My Side Hurts

Jul 12, 2018

Medical experts recommend pregnant women sleep on their side, but what if it makes you so uncomfortable you can’t even fall asleep? Is going to sleep in a different position really going to make a difference? Dr. Tom ...

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When to be Concerned About Hand Tremors

Jun 26, 2018

Someone with a severe tremor can have their hands shaking uncontrollably. Fact is, everybody has the potential to experience tremors in some form. Dr. Tom Miller talks with movement disorder specialist Dr. Lauren Schrock ...

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Fractured Ribs Still Painful After 2 Months? You May Need Surgery

Jun 14, 2018

Ribs are like a bicycle helmet. They are made to take the brunt of an impact to keep your delicate organs safe. If they break, doctors can’t just put a cast on them. You’re going to need time to heal. While 85 percent of rib fractures heal on their own, in more extreme cases surgery may be ...

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Why You Should Care About Your Cholesterol

May 23, 2018

Most of us know having high cholesterol is generally a bad thing. But what exactly is cholesterol? It’s not only a major signpost for your overall health, but it can lead to heart attack or stroke. Dr. Tom Miller from ...

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Is My Wrist Sprained or Fractured?

May 18, 2018

Even a small slip or fall onto an outstretched hand can injure your wrist, but just how bad is it? Should you ice and elevate the injury? Or go to the doctor for an X-ray? Orthopedic surgeon and hand specialist Dr. Andrew ...

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