Is Being Married Healthier?

When people think about the benefits of marriage, they often think about the tax deductions, having kids and, of course, romance. But marriage can also have an impact on health ...

How to Choose a Doctor: 5 Things to Consider

You may not invite her to your wedding or call her when you have a lousy day at work, but your relationship with your primary care physician is one of ...

What You Don’t Know (about diabetes) CAN Hurt You

The popular saying, “what you don’t know can’t hurt you” is relevant in many aspects of our lives, but when it comes to our health, the more we know, the ...


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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How to Cope With a High-Risk Pregnancy

Sometimes we like to take risks. We might take some risks in the stock market, try a new look, or even venture outside of our food comfort zone—check out these exotic, different foods to try! However, one thing that could push us outside of our comfort zone and into the risky department is having a [...]

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What Babies Need: Buying for the newborn in your life

Babies need sleep and stimulation, not stuff. As the National Sleep Foundation points out, newborns typically sleep 10½ to 18 hours per day. And when they are awake, they are taking in the sights and sounds of their new environment. This is part of the active learning process and is critical to their cognitive development. [...]

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Enjoying Thanksgiving – And the Day After!

Thanksgiving, YAY!!  Food, friends and family—it’s one of the best days of the year. The day after, though… sometimes that’s not such a great day. That’s when too many people wake up with regret; realizing that they should have passed on that last piece of pie. Well, with a little bit of help, you can [...]

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Type l and Type ll Diabetes—What’s the Difference?

Navigating the world of diabetes can be a serious challenge. There are many differences between Type I and Type II diabetes—in fact, one of the biggest things they have in common is that they are both called diabetes. Beyond that, there aren’t too many similarities. There are several other kinds of diabetes as well, but [...]

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How to Prevent Gestational Diabetes

Diabetes has become a more common disease within recent years, and most of us are familiar with the two different types of diabetes –Type 1 and Type 2.  However, did you also know that there is a third type of diabetes that specifically affects pregnant women? Gestational diabetes only occurs during pregnancy. Because of the [...]

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