A Healthier U

REASONS PEOPLE CALL POISON CONTROL OVER THE HOLIDAYS

With the winter finally upon us and holiday celebrations just around the corner, it can be easy to overindulge. If you or a loved one has indulged in something they shouldn’t, call the Poison Control Hotline. Their staff of trained professionals is available 24/7 and your call is  totally confidential.

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ULTRASOUND FOR YOUR JOINTS AND BONES

When you hear the word ultrasound, you may first think of babies, but that’s not all it’s used for. Over the past 20 years, ultrasounds have become a major part of sports medicine procedures. Dr. Tom Miller talks with Dr. Daniel Cushman, a sports medicine physician at University of Utah Health, about the use of ultrasound in orthopedics and how it can lead to better treatment for patients.

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COULD MY CHILD BE SUFFERING FROM SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER?

When winter comes and the days become shorter, does your child’s personality seem to change? Does schoolwork slip? Does he or she seem crankier and ask to play with friends less? Your child might have seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Yes, kids can get it too. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner shares what symptoms to look for and ways you can help your child cope with SAD.

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