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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] By Health Sciences Office of Public Affairs The Effects of Hypertension and High Blood Pressure on Strokes Over 40 percent of the U.S. population are not able to recognize the symptoms of a stroke. Could you? Identifying the symptoms of a stroke isn’t difficult, once you know what they are. Understanding the symptoms […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] MAN UP: TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR HEALTH June is men’s health month and nearly half of all men in the United States are not getting the recommended amount of physical activity. As a man, you may believe that the only way to be “healthy” is to chop up some wood and eat […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] GET UP OUT OF YOUR CHAIR By Libby Mitchell, social media coordinator, University of Utah Health Care Americans are becoming more sedentary – and it’s killing us. A new report from the American Heart Association says sitting too long can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and other ailments – even […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″]By Elizabeth Neff, corporate communications manager, University of Utah Health Sciences From preventing diabetes to building bone strength, the new L.S. Skaggs Patient Wellness Center opening July 11 will take an innovative, interprofessional approach to improving the health of patients with chronic disease or disability. Located in the Ray and Tye Noorda Oral […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-9″] By PEAK Health & Fitness TIPS TO REDUCE SODIUM Watch the serving size Don’t fool yourself by thinking that the sodium content listed on a nutritional label is for the entire package. Before you blow your entire day’s worth of sodium, determine exactly what one serving equals. Food label claims • Sodium-free: […]

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