How to Get More Fruit & Vegetables Into Your Diet

You’ve heard it since you were a child: Eat your vegetables. And in the supermarket aisles, you see cartons lining the shelves exclaiming that they’re 100% fruit.   You know ...

How New Prostate Cancer Treatments give Patients Renewed Hope

If you’ve been diagnosed with prostate cancer, you have many reasons to feel hopeful because of current treatments. But advances in technology may give you even more. Not only are ...

Women and the “Big C” – The 5 Most Common Cancers in Women

If you’re like most women, you’ve heard a lot about detecting and treating breast cancer. After all, it is the most common cancer in women. But did you realize that lung cancer ...


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 Explain Your Kid’s Health Condition to Teachers

As kids head back to school, parents start thinking about school supplies they need to buy, physician appointments they need make, and rearranging schedules around pickups, dropoffs, practices, and plays. But if your child has a chronic health condition, you may be thinking about a lot more. Sending a child with a health condition to [...]

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Men’s Health: 5 Ways To Get Men To See A Doctor

Your husband is probably great about remembering to make time for an oil change, but he always conveniently seems to forget to schedule a doctor’s appointment for a checkup.   And when you do remind him to get his yearly physical, he probably just brushes it off by saying, “Why should I? I’m fine.”   [...]

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“The LILI Letter” September 2015

The ORMC / Heart Center, “Losing It & Loving It” weight loss class & support group newsletter September, Is there anything better than a Utah peach? Other than a Utah tomato? We know what they are, how they taste (delicious!) and that they can satisfy hunger. In the world of wellness there are often diets, [...]

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Understanding Urinary Incontinence

There are few things in life as disconcerting as losing control of one’s bladder (aka “peeing your pants” in elementary school vernacular). Yet, for 25 million American adults, it’s a regular occurrence and it’s called urinary incontinence. Here’s a brief overview of this all-too-common cause for embarrassment for men and women. What is urinary incontinence? Urinary [...]

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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 well. And you did the same when they gave you details on the surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. You knew you could deal with all that. [...]

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