Halloween Safety for Little Goblins

Little ghosts, princesses and superheroes will be out in our streets soon, and at West Valley we want to give you great tips to keep your little ones safe. Costumes ...

5 Tips for Saving Money – How New Parents can Avoid Breaking the Bank

If you had a baby shower, you probably looked at the pile of gifts and thought, “I will never need all of this!” As the parent of a newborn, you ...

Do You Really Know about Preventable Heart Disease?

When you hear the term heart disease, you might think of heart attack or strokes. But heart disease is actually an umbrella term that describes a number of distinct heart ...


Avoiding the Flu

Sometimes, we get sick. We go about our day, dealing with the ...

Simple Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, one in six ...

Fashion, Crafts, Relationship Advice and Food! All at our Annual Women’s Forum

Each year our hospital is proud to host one of Brigham City’s ...

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5 Misconceptions about Hookah Smoke

A hookah is a water pipe used to smoke a special type of flavored tobacco. Charcoal-heated air is passed through the tobacco (which resembles paste and is packed into a bowl), through the water at the bottom of the hookah. The smoker then takes up the tobacco via a hose and mouthpiece. Smoking hookah is [...]

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4 Signs You’re Pushing a Student Athlete Too Far

Sports are supposed to push you. Physically and mentally, competition challenges players to run faster, hit harder, and aim higher. This constant upping of the ante is one of the best things about sports. But taken too far, it can also be one of the worst. Kids are especially vulnerable. With many kids on school [...]

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Why People Put Off Joint Replacement Surgery

No one is ever excited when a doctor recommends joint replacement surgery — for a knee, hip, shoulder, or any other body part. Here are 4 reasons people put off surgery: 1. You’re scared of surgery. Yes, surgeons replace knees and hips every day — and to an orthopedic specialist, this might be a surgery [...]

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Take a Look Inside 4 Common Medical Imaging Tests

Ultrasounds, MRIs, X-rays and CT scans—you’ve probably heard these terms. But do you know what each of these different medical imaging machines is used for?   All of them are designed to help doctors see inside some part of your body, but the one that’s used for seeing broken bones is totally different from the [...]

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Urinary Health: 5 Signs Women Need To See A Doctor About Incontinence

  Lately, you laugh too much and your bladder leaks a little. So, you try not to laugh so hard.  When the problem worsens, you wear a pad.   But soon, having too much fun means you graduate to an adult diaper. You wonder if you shouldn’t stop socializing all together.   Making a few [...]

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