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The Daily Utah Chronicle

(Courtesy of University of Utah Department of Physical Therapy)

U’s Diabetes Prevention Program Shows Great Potential

February 25, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] One in three people in this country are at risk of type 2 diabetes or have pre-diabetes, and the Center for Disease Control has launched a prevention program to fight...

(Photo Courtesy of Student Run Pro Bono Clinic Marketing Team)

Clinic Helps Both Students and Community

By Julianne Skrivan February 9, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] While some students catch up on extra sleep Saturday mornings, a group of physical therapy students head down to Midvale and provide treatment and care to those who...

((Courtesy of Lisa Cannon-Albright)
Pictured is Lisa Cannon-Albright, professor and the chief of the Division of Genetic Epidemiology in the Department of Medicine at the U.)

Fighting Prostate Cancer with Genetics

By Christine Kannapel January 30, 2015

  Most of the men at the U are young and carefree, but it’s never too early to look at their family history for prostate cancer because it may benefit them in the future. Since the 1970s, Lisa...

(Photo by Dane Goodwin)

Student Wellness Center Finds a New Home

January 21, 2015

  With all of the buzz surrounding the opening of the Student Life Center, it was easy to overlook the relocation of the Student Wellness Center to the new building. Katie Stiel, the manager of...

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Measles in Utah, Health Officials Recommend Vaccine

By Mary Royal January 15, 2015

  It’s known as the happiest place on earth, but for two individuals from northern Utah, Disneyland was not quite so happy this time around. On Jan. 3, the Utah County Health Department announced...

(Photo by Brent Uberty)

Students Choose Health Over ‘Hot Bod’

January 14, 2015

  As the cheers rang out on Jan. 1, marking the beginning of a new year, an onslaught of goals also flooded in. The most common resolutions have to do with losing weight and getting fit. Michael...

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U Hopes to Stop Spread of the Flu

By Christine Kannapel January 11, 2015

  Efforts to keep the common flu from spreading on campus have become a high priority at the U. Housing and Residential Education custodial staff are increasing efforts at student dorms to clean...

(Photo by Preston Zubal)

Treating Mood Disorders at a High Altitude

November 13, 2014

  The correlation between high altitudes and mood disorders was discussed Wednesday night at the U’s Neurophyschiatric Institute’s “Evening with Experts.” Perry Renshaw, a psychiatry professor...

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New Health Plan to Cover Uninsured Utahns

November 13, 2014

  Because Utah politicians voted against Medicaid expansion, the state lost a potential year in free funding in 2014. Medicaid, a government program to help uninsured residents gain health care coverage,...

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Summit Promotes Transgender Healthcare Knowledge

November 10, 2014

  On Saturday, the School of Medicine hosted the second annual summit specific to transgender heath care. The slogan for this year’s summit was “expanding knowledge of transgender healthcare,”...