Category Archives: public health
Join Us. Drop In. Come on Over. Friday, June 6, 2014, 4-5:30 PM Main Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Relax and chat with your colleagues before heading home for the weekend. Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app. An APP (or two) will be highlighted. The featured app is ABG […]
Active Doctors and Nurses: Motivation From University of Utah Health Care Staff Friday, May 30th, noon–1 p.m. HSEB 4100B Speakers: Bethany Lewis, M.D., Instructor, Department of Dermatology Bethany is an avid runner, pursuing competitive ultrarunning. She also cross country skis and, has dabbled in ski-mountaineering racing. Christopher Hull, M.D., Instructor, Department of Dermatology Christopher is […]
Saturday August 24th 10am—2pm Family Conference Nutrition and Culture Physical Activity & the impact of Inactivity Mindfulness emotional well-being Bring the kids! Fun & educational activities for children (4-11), and Youth (12-18) …. food …. booths …. giveaways …. prizes! Calvary Baptist Church 1090 S. State Street SLC, UT 84111 Call 801-355-1025 for more information […]
This free lecture will teach about basic spine anatomy and proper posture. Learn how to keep your spine healthy (or get it healthy again!) while at work. Shawnee Haws received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Utah in 2005, and is a certified Pilates instructor and educator. Her current clinical practice includes […]
Watch the video of a retrospective of The Cochrane Collaboration’s beginnings and achievements of the past two decades.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a collection of more than 17 million items and their new book, Hidden Treasure, showcases a collection of rare and surprising pieces found in the collection. Michael Sappol is the editor of this fascinating collection and a curator-historian at NLM. Among […]
New interactive map showing health literacy levels across Canada.
The number of strokes nationwide has decreased little in the last four years, and regional and socio-economic disparities are strong indicators of their continued prevalence, according to the CDC.
Recent poll found “Many Sick Americans Experience Significant Financial Problems and Report their Care is not Well-Managed”
As reported on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s site, Obesity is common, serious, and costly. More than one-third of adults (35.7%) and approximately 17% of children and adolescents are obese. To confront this epidemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is collaborating “with public health researchers and practitioners, partners, state […]