Cancer Treatment without Insurance: How to Navigate the System

Being diagnosed with cancer is scary enough. But what do you do when you don’t have insurance? When the doctors told you about your cancer diagnosis, maybe you handled it ...

LILI Newsletter – August

August, Summer is still going strong and there is time to take that vacation before the next season is upon us. “Staying the course” as the financial companies put it, ...

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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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How To Recognize Symptoms Of Heat-Related Illness

Being out in the summer sun is a lot of fun, but it carries a lot of risk. The heat can do a number on our bodies, exposing us to a host of heat-related illnesses.   Deanna Wolfe, Trauma Program Director, explains how to recognize the symptoms of heat-related illness and how to stay safe [...]

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Drinking during pregnancy: facts and fictions

Some people say a glass or two of wine every once in a while won’t hurt. Others say every drop of liquor puts a mom-to-be and her unborn child at risk. Even though the scientific studies haven’t reached a consensus, American culture has leaned toward the latter opinion. Imagine the glares a pregnant woman might [...]

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When and Where to Address Irregular Periods

Whether we view the menstrual cycle as a blessing or a curse, we’re taught that our periods are supposed to be predictable. Most women have a normal menstrual cycle lasting between 21 and 35 days, says the National Institutes of Health.   But what if you’re getting 2 each month? Or it’s making surprise cameos [...]

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Is Obesity Beautiful? Size 22 Supermodel Causes A Stir

                            Tess Holliday has been everywhere. The size-22 supermodel was recently on the cover of People magazine with the following quote: “You can be beautiful regardless of your size.” Sure, you can be beautiful, but can you be healthy? The 29-year-old’s popularity [...]

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Are You Prepared to Survive the Wild?

                                        Enjoying the outdoors is one of the perks of living in the West, and one we in Utah take full advantage of. From the red rocks of southern Utah to the rugged Cache Valley Mountain [...]

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