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We all enjoy having a good meal. And when a good meal becomes a GREAT BIG meal in the company of family and friends it can be an absolutely wonderful experience. Such is Thanksgiving. But there are problems associated with eating too much. Obesity is one of these issues, and we’ve discussed that in [...]
Do you remember the old rhyme, “Step on a crack and you’ll break your mother’s back?” It was a fun game as a child. You’d hop from foot to foot, trying to avoid any crack in the sidewalk, but when you inevitably stepped on one, you’d laugh and start over. But if the saying were [...]
It is that time of year again when we celebrate by eating…a lot. Thanksgiving can be a time for enjoying family, being grateful and, of course, consuming a HUGE meal. Resisting the temptation to overeat can be very hard on Thanksgiving, and as long as you do it infrequently, you’re probably alright to splurge. You [...]
Diabetes is an all too common disease within our country. Did you know that nearly 26 million adults and children are diagnosed with diabetes in the United States each year? In Utah, six percent of adults have been diagnosed with diabetes and about 45,000 adults have diabetes, but don’t know it yet. Yet, it’s not [...]
Which cancer is responsible for the most cancer-related deaths in women? No, it’s not breast cancer. It is lung cancer, which causes the most cancer deaths in women AND men. 165,000 lung cancer-related deaths in the US are estimated for 2012 alone. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. It’s an excellent time to educate yourself [...]