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Fri October 18, 2013

Surgical Site Infections on Friday's Access Utah

Today on Access Utah we discuss how roughly 300,000 patients in the U.S get surgical site infections every year. A 2013 University of Utah study suggests that some of those infections are connected to a heritable genetic mutation.  Today on the program, Dr. Harriet Hopf, professor of anesthesiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine joins us to discuss the scope of the problem and her recent findings. 


Science Questions explores the Paleo Diet that has swept the nation in recent years.  The diet promotes eating like a hunter gatherer, which means cutting out most breads, dairy and processed foods.