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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Controlling Your Diabetes

Mar 26, 2018

Even if you already have diabetes, it's not too late to make positive lifestyle changes that can impact your quality of life. On today's Health Minute, Dr. Steven Lofgran shares some positive changes that can come from controlling your diabetes. ...

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3 Lifestyle Changes You Should Make Before Pregnancy

Mar 22, 2018

As a woman trying to get pregnant, you’ve probably read plenty of books about what to do during pregnancy and after. But there are things you should be doing before you get pregnant, too. On today's Health Minute, Dr. Trevor Wilde shares three lifestyle changes you should start making now, before ...

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Health Hack: How to Easily Stop Nausea and Vomiting

Mar 21, 2018

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 ...

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Preventing Dry Eye

Mar 20, 2018

Dry eye is an irritating problem that seems to get worse when the weather changes. But the primary cause of itchy, red eyes is looking at electronic screens. On today's Health Minute, Dr. Jeff Pettey explains the ...

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How Much Sleep Do Kids Really Need?

Mar 19, 2018

How much sleep your child needs is different for every phase of their development, from infant to the teen years. On today’s Health Minute, Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner details exactly how much sleep your ...

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Treating COPD

Mar 16, 2018

Smoking increases your risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD,) which can harm your quality of life, even long after quitting. On today's Health Minute, Dr. Steven Lofgran explains the symptoms of COPD and why it can be debilitating for former smokers. ...

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Signs of a Stroke

Mar 15, 2018

Caring for someone who suddenly suffers a stroke means acting FAST, literally. On today's Health Minute, emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen explains how to use the F.A.S.T. system to quickly identify a ...

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