Health & Medicine

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Lead, language and substance use

How lead exposure in children leads to substance use by adolescents.


Get outdoors to destress

Step outside, take a short walk or just get a breath of fresh air.


Don’t fear the needle

U therapists have partnered with a nationwide network helping people overcome needle phobia.


Autism in 8-year-old Utahns on the rise

The increase is likely due to awareness, diagnostics and access.


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IntersectX12: Native American heritage

November may be over, but honoring Native American heritage is not.


How to stay connected to nature through the winter

Time in nature has physical and mental health benefits, U researcher says.


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Diagnosing breast cancer

U engineer develops diagnostic tool for breast cancer that can be used more frequently and with younger patients.


New research/practice collaborative group explores connection between nature and health

Funding opportunities to study connections between nature and health will be announced in winter 2022.


Building diabetes awareness

The U’s Driving Out Diabetes Initiative reports successes and future efforts during a historic Diabetes Awareness Month.


Meet the 2021-22 student leadership

The first all-female presidency in the university’s history is focused on improving campus accessibility, affordability, safety, solidarity and is working hard to affect positive change across campus and elevate student voices.