How to Tell People You have Cancer

One of the hardest things a cancer patient has to do is break the news. And you don’t just break the news once. You break it over and over again—to ...

Colorectal Cancer Awareness: Start Screening at 50

If you are age 50 or older and have not had a colorectal screening, please schedule one today. If everyone age 50 and older were screened for colon cancer regularly, as many ...

Life After Cancer

Cancer-free. You and your family may have been waiting months—or even years—to hear your doctor say those words. But what is life after cancer really like? Even when your doctor ...

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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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Beating Cancer: How It Can Change Your Outlook on Life

You’ll never feel anything like beating cancer. You’re officially a survivor. As funny as it sounds, many cancer survivors conclude that getting cancer was one of the best things that ever happened to them. Survivors say that cancer opened their eyes. Here are some ways that happens: You realize how important time is: With a [...]

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What You Don’t Know (about Diabetes) CAN Hurt You!

The popular saying, “what you don’t know can’t hurt you” is relevant in many aspects of our lives, but when it comes to our health, the more we know, the better. Recently, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that while more than 20 percent of adults ages 45 and older are believed [...]

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Getting a “Leg Up” on Your Pain

It has happened to everyone at least a few times. You stand to walk, start to sit down, or move in the wrong way ….and all of a sudden, you don’t feel so great. Whether it is a crimp, a twinge or a twang, it is uncomfortable, but quick. For most of us, those little [...]

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Should women continue to get mammograms?

  Perhaps you have heard of a recent study indicating that mammogram screenings don’t reduce cancer deaths.  We sat down with Jose Perez-Tamayo, M.D., a radiology specialist practicing at Ogden Regional Medical Center to ask questions about this controversial study. Dr. Perez-Tamayo was kind enough to share his expertise with us and we’d like to share [...]

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Time is Brain- Ask the Expert with Kristy Chambers, stroke coordinator

We discussed in other blogs how time is muscle when it comes to your heart and to continue with heart month topics we’re going to talk about… the brain? The causes and risk factors for heart attacks and strokes (or, “brain attacks”) are very similar.  It’s important to know the symptoms of a stroke so [...]

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