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 ...

7 Weight Loss Quotes to Motivate You

Some people can wake up every morning, jump out of bed at sunrise and go for a jog like it’s nothing. Then, they gulp down a seaweed wheat bran protein ...

Text Neck and iPosture: Are Your Gadgets Hurting Your Back?

Mobile devices might as well be extra limbs. That’s how attached we are to our gadgets. Technology companies picked up on this and have made a mobile device for almost ...

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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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More Than a Workout: 3 Surprising Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

You probably already know that exercise can keep you looking good and stave off heart disease. But did you know that it’s good for your mind, too? From helping to overcome insomnia to improving your memory, here are 3 mental benefits of exercise that you may not have known about: 1) Exercise Can Help You [...]

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What to Expect When You Become the Caregiver

Overwhelmed. Exhausted. Stressed out. When you take on the role of caregiver, this is how you might answer when people ask, “How are you?” Nobody said it was easy, but goodness. In the United States, more than 65 million people act as unpaid caregivers to someone 18 or older, according to the National Alliance for [...]

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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 to understand why this virus is gaining national attention and how to reduce your child’s risk of contracting it. Enteroviruses are quite common, as there [...]

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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 that require more than just these basics? It’s always a good idea to have access to certain medical supplies in your home, according to the [...]

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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 out of five cardiac arrests happen at home? That means the life you might save is likely to be someone you love.   Most people [...]

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