5 Encouraging Facts About Premature Birth And Development

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 ...

Fireworks Safety By The Numbers

If a fireworks show is in your plans this Pioneer Day (July 24), make sure safety is on the radar as well. These dazzling displays may be fun to watch, ...

Health Tips For Men’s Health Month To Keep You Out Of The Hospital

If men had it their way, they would probably never set foot in a hospital or any other medical setting. In fact, they come up with tons of excuses not ...


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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6 Food Safety Tips For Summer Picnics And Backyard Barbecues

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 [...]

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Severe Back Pain: 4 Scary Surgery Myths

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. [...]

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3 Back Injuries Most Likely To Land You In The ER

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. [...]

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Outdoor Safety For Memorial Day: Preventing Food Poisoning, Drowning, and Burns

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] 1. Food Poisoning Food poisoning comes from [...]

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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 lot of steam. How does it compare with the popular Mediterranean diet? Read on to find out. Going “Caveman” The Paleo, or Caveman diet [...]

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