with Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones

Being healthy is more than just your physical health. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones and her guests discuss and take your calls on all the aspects that contribute to women's health. You'll also get some great ideas how you can improve your health and the health of your families.

Latest Shows

Small Breast Sizes Are Also at Risk of Breast Cancer

Feb 20, 2020

When it comes to developing breast cancer, size does not matter. A smaller breast does not lead to a smaller risk of developing a tumor. Women's health expert, Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones speaks with breast imaging specialist Dr. Helene Mrose about what really impacts the chances of developing breast ca ...

Random Acts of Kindness Can Make You Healthier

Feb 14, 2020

You're in the drive-thru and the person in front of you bought your order. You should do the same for the person behind you because not only is it fun to keep the chain of kindness going, but it also can improve your health. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talkes about the health benefits of being kind. ...

The Four Types of Love: Some Are Healthy, Some Are Not

Feb 10, 2020

As Valentine’s Day approaches, think about how you use the word “love” in your life. You love your significant other, your kids, your friends and your siblings in different ways. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about the research behind these types of affection and why our loved ones make us cra ...

Health Screenings for Women: 5 for Life

Feb 7, 2020

With all the health and wellness information out there, how do you know which tests you should do when? Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about the 5 for Life program: the five most important screenings and tests every woman should have. ...

New Postpartum Pelvic Floor Clinic Offers Treatment and Hope to Mothers

Jan 23, 2020

Incontinence. Prolapse. Tearing. Postpartum pelvic floor disorders affect many women after childbirth, but are rarely discussed ahead of time. Luckily, treatments at U of U Health are available. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks with Dr. Audra Jo Hill about the new Postpartum Pelvic Floor Clinic and the ...

Are You at Risk for Pelvic Floor Issues After Childbirth?

Jan 9, 2020

A typical vaginal birth can be a joyful experience for a new mother. But most women will say that nothing is really quite the same down there after birth. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones speaks with pelvic floor disorder specialist Dr. Audra Jo Hill about the risk factors women should be aware of and the di ...

Constipation After Surgery Is Normal

Nov 7, 2019

It is common to have constipation after surgery, even if your surgeon didn't mention it during discharge. As high as 30 percent of women experience severe constipation in the days following the procedure. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones shares her strategies on how to prevent and treat post-surgery constipa ...

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