The federal government's Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its annual quality rankings of hospitals and awarded University of Utah Hospital four stars, the highest ranking in Utah. ... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine was founded in 1970, making it one of the oldest and most established family medicine departments in the country. Michael Magill, MD, has been the department chairman since 1995.
The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine optimizes quality of life through scholarship that advances health and wellbeing in homes, workplaces and communities.
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Miniaturized heart device provides patients with the most advanced pacing technology available. ... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
New University of Utah Employee Health Clinic Opens on Campus... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
Despite studies that claim people with cancer are less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease--raising the possibility that what triggers cancer also prevents the neurodegenerative disorder--a new investigation finds a more somber explanation. Many cancer patients don’t live long enough to get Alzheimer’s. The research, led by investigators at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah, was published in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B.... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
Now it’s easier than ever to get rid of those expired and unused medications. ... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
Truck drivers who are frequently fatigued after work, use cell phones while driving, or have an elevated pulse pressure – a potential predictor of cardiovascular disease - may be at increased risk for getting into truck accidents, according to a study by the Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (RMCOEH) at the University of Utah School of Medicine and published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM). ... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine