Fireworks Safety: Why DIY Fireworks Lead To ER Visits

Every year, families and friends gather to watch dazzling 4th of July fireworks displays. Yet, many make the grave mistake of confusing professional pyrotechnics with party tricks.   Unfailingly, many ...

5 Lies People Tell Themselves About Pain In Joints

  Let’s be honest. You take your joints for granted. These meeting sites between bones, ligaments, and tendons constantly work to support your skeleton and allow you to move.   ...

Why Being An Involved Father Matters For Children’s Mental Health And Development

    For better or for worse, the concept of family has changed over time.   Between the time of the iconic postwar two-parent, two-child household—complete with white picket fence—and ...


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 Handle Mean Moms

The mean mom. With a look of pity—or arrogance—she says things like, “Oh, she’s not crawling?” sending you back to junior high with her judgmental comments about your baby’s development and how you’re choosing to raise your child.   To be on the receiving end of those comments is tough—especially for new, first-time moms.   [...]

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3 Back Injuries that will put you in the ER

  Your friend is desperate and needs someone to help him move. You agree, even though the only heavy lifting you’ve done lately is getting the remote control. Your friend is a lousy packer, and his “few boxes” are big. And heavy. Eager to get it done, you lift the boxes all wrong: with your [...]

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What you should know about fertility preservation, including how it works and who it can help.

For many young adults in the modern world, life seems to move way too fast. One day, you’re starting your first job and the next thing you know, a decade has flown by—taking your most fertile years along with it.   People just starting their careers may not even consider freezing their sperm or eggs. [...]

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5 Causes Of ED (Erectile Dysfunction)

Many men would rather take matters into their own hands first when it comes to their penis health—especially erectile dysfunction (ED).   Although the phrase conjures up all kinds of images, the definition is actually pretty straightforward. “ED is classified as any erection that is unsatisfactory,” says Robert Wayment, MD, board certified urologist for Ogden [...]

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Picnic And Outdoor Safety For Memorial Day Fun: Tips For Treating 3 Common Illnesses And Injuries

  Memorial Day is almost here. For many families, this holiday marks the beginning of picnic and barbecue season.   Heading outside and enjoying all that nature has to offer can be both fun and good for your health.   Following basic outdoor safety rules can also help prevent common illnesses and injuries.   Here [...]

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