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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Is it a Wrist Sprain or Fracture?

Apr 4, 2018

The difference between a wrist sprain and a wrist fracture can mean a big difference in treatment. On today’s Health Minute, Dr. Troy Madsen explains how to easily identify the difference and maybe save yourself ...

Health Minute: You May Be Pre-Diabetic and Not Even Know it

Apr 3, 2018

The biggest health epidemic in the United States right now is pre-diabetes. Forty percent of Americans are per-diabetic and don't even know it. On today's Health Minute, diabetes expert Dr. Tim Graham explains ...

Preparing for End-of-Life

Apr 2, 2018

It's best to plan with your family for what happens at the end of your life. On today's Health Minute, geriatrician Dr. Natalie Sanders explains three things an older adult can do to have this important ...

Women Get Colon Cancer, Too

Mar 30, 2018

Colorectal cancer affects 1 in 24 women in the United States. On today's Health Minute, women's expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explain when women should start getting checked for colon cancer and the potentially ...

Hot Showers Can Dry Out Your Skin

Mar 29, 2018

A nice, long, hot shower might be relaxing, but it could also cause dry and itchy skin. On today's Health Minute, dermatologist Dr. Emily McKenzie share the truth about how your showering habits may be doing more ...

Treating Carpal Tunnel Without Surgery

Mar 28, 2018

For people suffering from carpal tunnel, it may seem like surgery is the only option available. However, there is a non-invasive option that has been shown to be effective. On today's Health Minute, Dr. Douglas ...

What to Do During a Severe Asthma Attack

Mar 27, 2018

Asthma kills thousands of Americans each year—many of which are avoidable if the right steps are taken. On today's Health Minute, emergency room physician Dr. Troy Madsen explains the steps you should take ...

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