Archive | February, 2012

Debunking with Dr. D: Chicken Soup For the Soul?

Remember those wildly popular books, Chicken Soup for the Soul?  I remember reading those books when I was younger and thinking, “does stuff like that really happen?”  I wasn’t so sure.  Let’s be honest, some of those stories seemed like they could have been written by Nicholas Sparks!  I could have sworn I read “The […]

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Getting to Know You with Dr. Melissa Bentley

I always find it interesting why people choose the paths they do, especially doctors.  Was it a life altering event?  Do you come from a long line of doctors?  Did you choose this field because you’ve seen medicine change people for the better? I’ve yet to be disappointed at the answers our docs give.  And […]

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It’s Thumping, But is it Pumping?

It’s no secret that as a Nation we are getting bigger.  I’m not talking an increase in our height but an increase in our pant size.  Did you know that the percent of Americans who are obese is 34 percent, while another 34 percent are overweight, meaning that 68% of the population are at risk for […]

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Trading in his scalpel for a rifle

All photos courtesy of the Standard Examiner   It seems the media loves our doctors as much as we do!  The Standard Examiner recently featured a story about Lance Bryce, doctor, general surgeon, trauma director, chief of surgery, extraordinaire.  Oh, did I forget to mention that he is also the medical director for Brigham City’s […]

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She Should be Up for an Academy Award

As you may have seen, MountainStar Healthcare has a new commercial that began airing this week.  The commercial features doctors affiliated within our network of six Utah hospitals.  Our very own, Dr. Sally Sharp from the Heart Center at St. Mark’s represented for the cardiology team.  She did a phenomenal job – Oscar worthy really. […]

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