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 ...

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 ...

How To Prevent Heat Stroke In Dogs, Cats, And Other Furry Friends

The sweltering summer heat can be difficult to bear, especially for pets. We can strip off extra layers of clothing, switch on the AC, or get a glass of icy ...

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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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3 Ways to Prepare for a Natural Labor and Delivery

You won’t be alone in the delivery room, but how you want to give birth is a very personal decision between you, your partner and your obstetrician.   Some women just want labor and delivery to go smoothly. And if that involves pain medication or other medical interventions, so be it.   Other women are [...]

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Hypothyroidism And Hyperthyroidism: Understanding The Highs And Lows Of Thyroid Disease

  Pop quiz: What do unexplained weight loss, fatigue, and sensitivity to temperature changes all have in common? The answer: These seemingly unrelated symptoms are all potential signs of a thyroid problem. More than 12% of people in the US will struggle with a thyroid condition at some point in their lives, says the American [...]

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Important Information About Your Important Documents

    A loved one suffers a fall, or receives a serious diagnosis, and you are suddenly forced to respond and make decisions quickly — in some cases without even knowing his or her wishes. The good news is that much of this uncertainty can be avoided by simple planning. Having all of your important [...]

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Over-the-Counter Pain Medication: What Are Your Options?

Nobody likes being in pain.   But if you head to your medicine cabinet or the pharmacy, how do you know which medication is the right one for your specific ailment?   You’re in pain. What’s the difference?   Is one type better than others for headaches? How about toothaches or backaches? Here’s a breakdown [...]

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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 people who do amateur fireworks shows wind up in the emergency room—nursing burns, lacerations, and other injuries caused by the improper use of fireworks. Fireworks [...]

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