Category: Health


Finding Balance and Happiness in Life

My life is crazier than I ever though it would be. I knew I wanted to get married and have kids, but I didn’t know I would want a career.  That is,...

4 Components of Successful Concussion Treatment

As a scientist who studies concussion and does research on concussion treatment, I was recently asked what I would do if I needed concussion treatment...

A Silver Lining for Your Smile

Does your smile light up the room? If not, you may want to consider adding a silver lining to your smile. This article discusses the benefits of ortho...

Healthy Teeth, Happy Child

Dental caries, or tooth decay, is the number one chronic infectious disease affecting children in the United States.  When bacteria has access to sug...

Break Free from the Bondage of Headaches

If you suffer from headaches, you are not alone.  45 million Americans are suffering with you.  Because so many experience headaches, many think it...

How to Be Safe in the Sun

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Though skin cancer can be scary, it is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer. With summertime approachi...

Making Waves

Up until a few years ago, science was the furthest thing from Brian Patchett’s mind. He was too busy being a rock star. Before he became one of Utah...

A Game Changing Treatment for Skin Cancer

We are in the middle of an epidemic of skin cancers. During the past two decades dermatologists have reported dramatic increases in skin cancer rates ...

Small Steps, Big Change

Here we are, starting a new year again.  It’s a time for setting goals for the coming months in an effort to make this our best year ever.  Unfort...

My Bionic Knee

In 1989, I blew out my ACL skiing. The ensuing operations changed my lifestyle for what I thought would be forever. I’ve also experienced sciatic ne...