Health & Medicine

School of Dentistry Continuing Education

We offer monthly dental education lectures on a variety of dental topics, while gaining AGD PACE Nationally approved Continuing Dental Education credits.

What is mental health anyway?

Kevin Curtis, a licensed clinical social worker and the director of Crisis Services at U of U Health, joins Scope to discuss mental health and managing stress.

Heart failure support teams

A team approach to cardiac care increases the chance of surviving severe complications from a heart attack.

4 tips to protect your skin from the sun

Dermatologist Christopher Hull shares ways you can protect your skin as skin cancer is one of the most common, preventable and potentially dangerous forms of cancer in the U.S.

Reversing prediabetes in mice

Results highlight a potential diabetes drug target and role for lowering total ceramides in the body.

Sit less at work

Sitting for long periods of time may be as harmful to your health as obesity and smoking.

Interim chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine appointed

James Ashworth, M.D., was appointed as interim chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah School of Medicine, effective July 1, 2019.

5 habits to live plant-forward

Whether you identify as a self-proclaimed carnivore, flexitarian, pescetarian, vegetarian or vegan, there’s no denying that plants deserve a prominent place on the plate.

Bitten by a rattlesnake

Brad Dahl with the Utah Poison Control Center tells you what you should—and shouldn’t—do if a rattlesnake bites you.

Finding your motivation

Health coach Nick Galli provides strategies to get you motivated to be healthier and stay that way.