From the moment you found out you were pregnant, you’ve likely tracked each pregnancy milestone as your precious baby develops inside your womb. With your due date marked on the ...
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The sun is shining, temperatures are rising, and it’s time to head to a fun summer picnic or backyard barbecue with friends. But before you dig into that potato salad, consider these few things so that you do not end up a victim of foodborne illnesses like E. coli. Bacteria in improperly handled food cause [...]
People are terrified of back surgery. They’ve heard countless horror stories of people still agonizing in pain after several operations. So, they already have their minds made up about the procedure. Randi Hollis, MSN, CRNP, Comprehensive Spine Center Nurse Practitioner Specialist at Timpanogos Regional Medical Center, suggests a better approach. “Try just getting the facts. [...]
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 back. [...]
As the summer months approach, more and more people start to spend time outside. Enjoying all that nature has to offer is good for your health—if you stay safe. Here are picnic and outdoor safety tips to prevent three common illnesses and injuries: food poisoning, drowning, and burns. 1. Food Poisoning Food poisoning comes from [...]
It seems every decade sees two or three new diets weave their way into the framework of our eating styles. Established in the early 2000s, the Paleo diet has gained a lot of steam. How does it compare with the popular Mediterranean diet? Read on to find out. Going “Caveman” The Paleo, or Caveman diet [...]