What You Need to Know About Enterovirus or EV-D68

You may be aware that an increasing number of children in several U.S. states have been diagnosed with Enterovirus D68.  Following are some facts and information that can help you ...

“The LILI Letter” September 2014

  The ORMC / Heart Center, “Losing It & Loving It” weight loss class & support group newsletter September….already? I don’t know about you but I felt like the summer ...

What’s the Difference Between a Level I, II, III and IV Trauma Center?

    A rock climber starts his assent an hour after a torrential downpour. The skies have cleared, but the face of the rock is still a little slippery. Halfway ...


Better Prepared for a Visit to the ER

For many of us, a trip to the Emergency Room can be ...

Halloween Safety – for the Big Kids!

Halloween is right around the corner, and the “kids” are excited! Fact ...

Easy Steps to Bone and Joint Health

Nearly 50% of Americans over the age of 18 are affected by ...

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“The LILI Letter” August 2014

The ORMC / Heart Center, “Losing It & Loving It” weight loss class & support group newsletter August…Before I moved back to Utah, I would dream of the local tomatoes, corn, zucchini and other vegetables grown in our backyards here. Nothing beats a Utah tomato. Yum! It will be harvest time soon and you can [...]

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How to Deal with Bullying

      When it comes to bullying, it’s no secret that kids can be pretty mean. No parent wants to see their child’s health suffer because of another kid…Yes, your child’s health can suffer. Kids who are bullied are at higher risk for chronic inflammation that can develop into heart disease, says a May [...]

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How To Deal with These 4 Frustrating 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 the [...]

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Finding a New Doctor

    These days, it’s not uncommon for people to switch doctors. Whether you’ve recently relocated to northern Utah, changed insurance carriers or were simply dissatisfied with your past physician, it’s important to take the time to find someone you feel comfortable with and who fits the criteria you have in mind. Once you find [...]

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Treatment For Cancer Away From Home: 4 Things To Get In Order Before You Leave

    Hearing that you have cancer is hard enough, but what if you have to travel out-of-town for cancer treatment? Being away from home and your support system makes the news even harder.   Patients may decide to travel outside of their local area because they live in a rural community and more treatment [...]

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