Fireworks Safety: Why DIY Fireworks Lead To ER Visits

Every year, families and friends gather to watch dazzling 4th of July fireworks displays. Yet, many make the grave mistake of confusing professional pyrotechnics with party tricks.   Unfailingly, many ...

Preventing Injuries While Mountain Biking

  Yes, injuries hurt, but most avid mountain bikers want to avoid injuries for one main reason—so they can keep mountain biking. That means safety is just as important as ...

Men’s Health: Helping Your Guy Man Up and Get to the Doctor

    Women are accustomed to an annual trip to the doctor. For some reason, the lesson hasn’t sunk in for the other half of the human population. Ask a ...

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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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What causes Rheumatoid Arthritis? If my parents have it, am I at risk?

  Watching your parents struggle with rheumatoid arthritis can be difficult. First, it’s hard to see loved ones in pain and not know how to help them. Second, you probably find yourself wondering: Is this what my life is going to be like when I’m my parents’ age? But educating yourself about arthritis can help [...]

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Why the Kids Menu Isn’t Cutting It

When it comes to kids and restaurant eating habits, there’s good news and bad news. First, the good news: Parents are taking their kids out to eat less. About 21 billion groups of people who ate at restaurants in 2006 included children, says a May 2012 study by NPD Group, a market research firm. The [...]

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4 Steps To Handling A Medical Emergency

You’re hiking through the park and come across a woman who has fallen unconscious. Or maybe you’re at a child’s birthday party, and one of the kids is having an allergic reaction to a peanut butter cookie. Do you know how to handle situations like this? If not, here’s what you should know about how [...]

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3 Unexpected Causes of Shoulder Pain

Usually, when you have shoulder pain, your first thought is probably: “Did I injure myself somehow?” For many people, the answer to this question is “yes.” In fact, the most common cause of shoulder pain is a condition called rotator cuff tendonitis. This overuse injury occurs when tendons become irritated under the bones in your [...]

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Infants and Screen Time – Understanding the Risks

  The allure of an electronic screen and the possibilities that come with it are so enticing. Sometimes you feel like just kicking back on the couch and relaxing for three or four hours on a Friday night. That may well be good for you, but the same rules may not apply to your children—particularly [...]

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