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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 ...

The Mediterranean Diet Vs. The Paleo Diet: Which Is Healthier?

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 Gluten-Free Diet Is A Must If You Have Celiac Disease. But What If You Don’t?

So many people continue to jump on the gluten-free diet bandwagon, but few actually know what gluten even is—let alone why this diet is even necessary. For the uninitiated, the ...

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The “Scariest” Parts of Colonoscopies Explained

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

Staying Smart about Prostate Cancer

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and our team at Timpanogos Regional ...

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 ...

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We hear about gruesome deaths all the time on TV—car crashes, gun violence, and natural disasters. It might come as a surprise that the No.1 killer in America is none other than heart disease. Here are some more sobering facts on heart disease in the United States, provided by the Heart Foundation: ●     Every 34 [...]

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Type D Personality Increases The Risk Of Heart Disease

Could your personality increase your chances of heart disease? As the ability to diagnose symptoms within the body and link them with diseases has improved over the past half-century, certain trends have been discovered. One of those is the link between certain lifestyle factors and heart disease. The American Heart Association (AHA) says people with [...]

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Knowing How To Read Nutrition Labels Means You Get More From Your Food

When you’re grocery shopping, you might be in a rush and don’t have the time—or even the patience—to read nutrition labels. However, you might make the time if you knew how important and easy it really is. Once you learn how to read a nutrition label, your eating habits may change for the better—and hopefully [...]

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How Obesity Affects Testosterone And Heart Disease Risk

You’ve likely heard the benefits of good cardiovascular fitness: better heart health, less stress, weight loss, and a longer life. But (men, listen up) did you know that your cardiac health and weight management directly relate to better sexual performance? If you’re not exercising regularly and keeping fat off, you’re putting yourself at serious risk [...]

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6 Tips To Ramp Up Your Fitness And Nutrition

Despite (or maybe because of) being one of the 10 fattest countries in the world, the United States has an obsession with fitness and nutrition. Americans are often on a quest to slim down, shape up, and eat right. Success requires putting the proper plan in place. Here are 6 tips to to help you [...]

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