Health & Medicine

A view overlooking salt lake valley from the University of Utah campus at sunset. On the horizon, you can see faint mountains that are obscured by hazy air, showing an example of air pollution that builds up in the valley.

Air pollution spikes reduce test scores

More frequent peak air pollution exposure was associated with reduced math and English language arts test scores for third graders in all primary public schools in Salt Lake County.


Fighting health disparities inside and out

We all win when diversity is prioritized.


New academic journals available at EHSL

The work of researchers and health professionals from across the University of Utah are now available online. 


Missing the radiological forest for the trees

Clear abnormalities can missed even by experienced radiologists if they’re looking for something else


Humans of the U: Kimberley Shoaf

“I wanted to do something that would make a larger impact and focus on the health of the population.”


U to speed process of bringing new therapeutics to patients

The Huntsman Cancer Institute, College of Pharmacy and PIVOT Center have established the University of Utah Therapeutic Accelerator Hub to eliminate hurdles in translating lab discoveries into new drugs.


Health insurance marketplace now open

If you don’t have health coverage now is the time to act.


Clearing the air at holiday gatherings

Not eating? Keep your mask on.


Huntsman Mental Health Institute names CEO

Mark H. Rapaport will also be the chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine.


Center for Medical Innovation expands to Asia Campus

With the support of local government, the new CMI Asia location will foster early stage biotech companies seeking international success