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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How to Keep Yourself Mentally Fit

Mar 20, 2019

You may be working on being physically fit—working out, eating better, kicking bad habits—but have you thought about how to keep yourself mentally fit? On this Health Minute, psychologist Dr. Michael McIntosh explains how incorporating 'planned positive outreach' is the best thing you can add to ...

When to Call 911 for Unsafe Drinking

Mar 19, 2019

If you ever find yourself with someone who has drunk so much alcohol they are not responding, what should you do? On today's Health Minute, emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen explains how extreme drinking can be life-threatening. ...

Curing Sleep Apnea is More than Just Losing Weight

Mar 18, 2019

Being overweight is one factor known to cause sleep apnea— a breathing disorder that can occur during sleep. But being overweight is not the only factor. On today's Health Minute, sleep expert Dr. Milton Chua talks about some of the other factors, and what you should do if you suspect you have sle ...

How to Easily Stop Nausea and Vomiting

Mar 15, 2019

Nausea is a very common condition in the emergency room. But according to Dr. Troy Madsen, there's actually not much an ER doctor can do to help with the symptoms. Save yourself a trip to the ER—on today's Health Minute, learn what over-the-counter medication may ease your nausea at home. ...

How to Prevent Kidney Stones

Mar 14, 2019

In the past few years, doctors have seen a 30 percent increase to kidney stone cases in the United States. On this Health Minute, urologist Dr. Gary Faerber explains the cause of this increase and shares some tips to lessen your risk of forming a kidney stone. Learn more about this health topic in ...

When Should I See a Doctor About Hip Pain?

Mar 13, 2019

Sore and creaky joints are parts of getting older, but could that aching hip be signs of something more serious? On today’s Health Minute, Dr. Mattheau Eysser describes the signs of hip arthritis and when you should see a doctor about treating your joint pain. ...

5 Tips for Healthier Skin

Mar 12, 2019

Having a good skincare routine can help you maintain healthy skin as you age. On today's Health Minute, dermatologist Dr. Emily McKenzie suggests five tips to keep your skin looking young and healthy. ...

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