5 Medical Essentials to Include in Your Home First Aid Kit

You probably already have a box of bandaids and a bottle of over-the-counter pain relievers in your medicine cabinet at home, just in case. But what about illnesses and injuries ...

You – yes, you – can save a life!

You – yes, you – can save a life!

Heart attacks are the leading cause of death in the United States, and when a sudden cardiac arrest occurs, heart attack is a common cause. Do you know that four ...

Better Prepared for a Visit to the ER

For many of us, a trip to the Emergency Room can be scary, even if we’re not the ones in a crisis, but one of our loved ones is. It’s ...

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Simple Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, one in six ...

Five Important Things to Know About Mammograms

It’s estimated that for every 100,000 women in Utah, 108 will be ...

The “Scariest” Parts of Colonoscopies Explained

The word “colonoscopy” can, understandably, make people cringe (and sit a little ...

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Halloween Safety Tips

Little ghosts, princesses and super-heroes will be out in our streets Thursday, and at Lakeview Hospital we want to give you great tips to keep your little ones safe. Costumes By this time many of you probably have your children’s costumes, and they’re begging to wear them everywhere they can. Make sure the costume fits [...]

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Easy Steps to Bone and Joint Health

Nearly 50% of Americans over the age of 18 are affected by musculoskeletal (bone and joint) conditions, including back pain, arthritis, traumatic injuries, osteoporosis and childhood conditions. These conditions can prevent you from doing activities you love, and while they can lead to severe long-term pain and physical disability, when possible, changes in lifestyle can [...]

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Mental Illness Awareness Week – Education Prevents Stigma

Mental Illness Awareness Week is October 6-12 and is an opportunity to learn more about serious mental illnesses such as major depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). One in four adults experience a mental health problem in any given year. One in five young people aged 13 [...]

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Finding a New Doctor: Must-Ask Questions for Your New Physician

These days, it’s not uncommon for people to switch doctors. Whether you’ve recently relocated to Bountiful, changed insurance carriers or were simply dissatisfied with your past physician, it’s important to take the time to find someone you feel comfortable with and who fits the criteria you have in mind. Once you find a new doctor, [...]

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Staying Smart about Prostate Cancer

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and our team at Lakeview Hospital agrees there is no better time to educate yourself and your loved ones on the facts: what it is, the risk factors involved, and what you can do to prevent it. What is Prostate Cancer? Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer [...]

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