How to choose your OBGYN

There may not be a more important choice concerning your health as a woman, than choosing a great OBGYN. Patient and physician relationships should always consist of friendly and open dialog. ...

4 Tips for Controlling Yourself at the Thanksgiving Dinner Table

Thanksgiving is supposed to be a time to reflect on the good things that have happened throughout the past year. But we all know what it’s really about—eating. And not ...

What Is IVF: The Checklist Needed To Prepare For The Process

You and your partner have had trouble getting pregnant naturally—and you desperately want to expand your family. You’ve heard celebrities and the media throw around the term “IVF” and its ...


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 ...

Other Health Topics

Your doctor explains that you’ll need surgery to treat your prostate cancer. The thought of surgery sends your mind racing to large incisions and long recovery times. But since you’re in the early stages of the disease and the cancer is just limited to your prostate gland, your surgeon says minimally invasive surgery is an [...]

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PSA Screening: Should Men Still Have It?

Do any of these names sound familiar? ● Robert DeNiro ● Colin Powell ● Rudy Giuliani ● Harry Belafonte Yes, they’re all rich and famous, but they have something else in common: They are all prostate cancer survivors. That’s not surprising, since there’s a really good chance of survival.             [...]

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Do Breast Implants And Breast Cancer Risk Go Hand In Hand?

You’re considering having a little work done—specifically breast implants. But you have one major concern: If you get them, are you putting yourself at risk for breast cancer? With all the information flying around the internet, it’s hard to decipher what’s true and what’s not about the risks of breast implants. Here’s how implants can [...]

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C-Sections: 5 Myths Moms-To-Be Shouldn’t Buy Into

Emma Miller, DO, an OB/GYN at Timpanogos Women’s Center, understands that many pregnant women who plan to have a natural birth are disappointed when they end up with a C-section. “They think that giving birth via C-section is less of an accomplishment,” she says. And even though that’s not true, their disappointment may be intensified [...]

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Chest Pain And Other Heart Symptoms You Can’t Ignore

Sometimes, when you have a symptom, it’s not that big of a deal. A cough might be a dry throat. Dizziness may mean slight dehydration or fatigue. However, a small sign can also indicate big danger. Here are some common heart-related symptoms you shouldn’t ignore. Chest Pain Chest pain can be caused by anything from [...]

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