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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Older Adults Should Not Use Sleep Aids

Mar 14, 2018

Over-the-counter sleep aids may seem like a simple solution if you’re having trouble sleeping, but for older adults, sleep aids can be dangerous. On today’s Health Minute, Dr. Natalie Sanders warns of the ...

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Women More Likely to Die from Painkiller Overdoses

Mar 13, 2018

Narcotic abuse is an epidemic in the United States. Both men and women are at risk of overdose from these addictive drugs, yet women are more likely to die from one. On today’s Health Minute, Dr. Kirtly Parker ...

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3 Things to Pay Attention to on a Nutrition Label

Mar 12, 2018

Nutrition labels on the back of food products can be confusing. On today's Health Minute, registered dietitian Theresa Dvorak explains three key things to look for and understand on nutrition labels and what they ...

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Breakfast is a Child's Most Important Meal of the Day

Mar 9, 2018

Eating breakfast regularly can have a lot of health benefits, especially for your child. On today’s Health Minute, pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why breakfast is crucial for your child and suggests ...

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How to Stop Severe Bleeding

Mar 8, 2018

How do you stop bleeding from a severe injury? On today’s Health Minute, emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen talks through the important steps that could save a life and how to avoid common, potentially ...

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Common Myths About ADHD

Mar 7, 2018

Children with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often go untreated because of misconceptions parents have about the condition. On today's Health Minute, Dr. Trevor Wilde explains why talking with a medical professional about your child's potential ADHD is the best thing for your ...

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Could Your Thyroid Sabotage Your Diet?

Mar 6, 2018

You diet and exercise, but can’t seem to lose any weight. Could your thyroid be to blame? On today's Health Minute, Dr. Dev Abraham explains why a thyroid condition is probably not the cause for your weight gain ...

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