The Health Minute

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

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Drug Overdose Prevention: Talk to Someone

May 16, 2018

Accidental drug overdoses are one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Unfortunately too often, people think of drug addictions as a moral failing rather than a medical condition that needs treatment. On today's Health Minute, Dr. Joseph Watson talks about why it's critical ...

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When Should You See a Doctor About Knee Pain?

May 9, 2018

Knee injuries can cause different forms of pain or instability that can impact your quality of life. On today's Health Minute, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Matheau Eysser talks about common symptoms to look for when deciding whether your knee pain should be examined by a physician. ...

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Coping with Postpartum Depression

May 4, 2018

Roughly 50 percent of new mothers suffer from some level of postpartum depression, and many don't seek help. On today's Health Minute, certified nurse midwife Marie Horn advises the "triple threat" method for coping with postpartum depression. ...

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Out of Breath After a Flight of Stairs? It Could be Heart Disease

May 1, 2018

Do you ever have discomfort in your chest after a long walk? Out of breath after going up a flight of stairs? These may be potential warning signs of coronary disease. On today's Health Minute, Dr. Steven Lofgren talks about the seemingly minor signs of heart diseases you should be on the ...

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Having Trouble Getting Pregnant

Apr 30, 2018

For some partners, getting pregnant can be difficult. It can be a frustrating situation but it’s not uncommon. If you’ve tried for a year and still not successful, it’s time to get help. On this Health Minute, reproductive expert

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How to Help Someone During a Heart Attack

Apr 27, 2018

When a person suffers a heart attack, time is of the essence. Getting treatment fast could save a life. On today’s Health Minute, emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen explains how to quickly identify a heart ...

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Should a Child Eat or Drink If They're Vomiting?

Apr 26, 2018

When children catch a stomach bug, vomiting is normal and it shouldn't last more than 24 hours. On today's Health Minute, pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why you should not force children to eat after ...

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