5 Essentials to Include in Your Home First Aid Kit

  You probably already have a box of bandaids and a bottle of over-the-counter pain relievers in your medicine cabinet at home, just in case. But what about illnesses and ...

ADHD in Girls

Boys are supposed to by hyper. And girls are supposed to be the calm, more mature ones, right? The issue with these stereotypes is that they overlook girls who might ...

Living with Diabetes

    Being told you have diabetes can be really overwhelming! There can be a lot to learn but it can help to realize you have a great deal of ...

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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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“PURPLE” Baby Caps Educate New Parents and Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome

      Volunteer knitters at Brigham City Community Hospital have been knitting purple colored baby caps all summer to help raise awareness and prevent the shaking and abuse of infants, which they will be handing off to the National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome (NCSBS) to share with other birthing hospitals across the state [...]

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5 Ways to Deal with Picky Eaters in Your Family

    When your child is a picky eater it can be frustrating. You don’t want his 100% organic aunt to send him home because she can’t feed him, and you’re sick of having to make a whole separate meal just for him. Parties are a whole other story. You may wonder if he’ll ever [...]

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Prescription Drug Abuse – The Difference Between Addiction and Dependance

  Do you ever worry about a loved one or friend who’s taking prescription painkillers? Doctors prescribe them regularly for chronic pain, headaches, back spasms, and post-surgical recovery. So, if you’re worrying, don’t feel like you’re overreacting.   Here’s why: Prescription painkillers can be highly addictive. Some 12 million Americans said they had used prescription painkillers [...]

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Pink Truck Pulls for Lemons?

Ladies: It’s October (National Breast Cancer Awareness Month) and this is a great time to pass on a reminder to get your “lemons” squeezed. What do lemons have to do with breast cancer awareness? This website uses the fruit as a visual stand-in for breasts as part of the Worldwide Breast Cancer educational effort. It tastefully [...]

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Dealing with Common Questions about Your Preterm Baby

      Babies have their own agendas—like coming into the world on their own schedule. Sometimes, they come earlier than expected, leading to lower birth weight and other health issues that stem from not having enough time to fully develop.   About 500,000 babies each are born premature—meaning they’re born before 37 weeks, according to [...]

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