How to Overcome Common Breastfeeding Problems (Part 2)

    If you thought the breastfeeding problems were over after reading part 1, think again. Those issues focused more on your baby. Now, it’s time to talk about you. ...

Prescription Drug Abuse—The Difference Between Addiction and Dependence

    Do you ever worry about a loved one or friend who’s taking prescription painkillers? Doctors prescribe them regularly for chronic pain, headaches, back spasms, and post-surgical recovery. So, ...

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 ...

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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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“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 FLEW by. September is a time of transitions with the change of seasons and routines. I love that about this area. When you start to [...]

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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 up, the climber loses his grip and falls. When he crashes to the ground, his friend reaches for her cellphone and dials 911.   But [...]

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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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