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Road Conditions Report 2021
Shin splints injury

Shin Splints or a Stress Fracture?

For runners, athletes, and other active people, shin splints can be a common soreness or pain that you learn to work through. Stress fractures can have similar signs and symptoms and shin splints, but are potentially much more serious and require weeks of treatment. Athletic trainer Travis Nolan explains the difference between a splint and a fracture and when you should seek a professional evaluation.

Should I set up an HSA?

Should I Setup an HSA?

Health savings accounts (HSAs) are like personal savings accounts, but the money in them is used to pay for health care expenses. You own and control the money in your HSA.

Resistance exercise bands

Exercise Bands and Eye Injuries

Resistance bands are a great exercise and physical therapy tool—but can sometimes be dangerous. University of Utah Healthcare emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen talks about the types of eye injuries caused by exercise bands and how to protect yourself.

Older patient getting a vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine and Older Adults

Article written by Kylene Metzger, University of Utah Healthcare The risk of getting infected with COVID-19 and experiencing severe illness increases with age. According to …

Stress and your skin

Stress and the Skin

Article written by Abram Beshay, MD, University of Utah Healthcare It would be an understatement to say that 2020 has been challenging. From the COVID-19 …