Archive | January, 2013

Close Encounter with Stroke

Post contributed by Dr. Kathryn Allen of St. Mark’s Primary Care at West Valley He was on his way back from St. George to Salt Lake when he stopped at a gas station in Beaver and noticed a weakness and lack of control on his right side.  He had told his wife that he would […]

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Insert hand and foot into mouth

Have you ever been in a situation where the words flew out of your mouth faster than your brain could filter? That’s only happened to me a few times, none of which can compare to the time that my father-in-law asked the sales associate at a store when she was due and she kindly replied, […]

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Your New Friend in Weight Loss

Provided by Dr. Nichole DeLaPlante of Lone Peak Primary Care Losing weight is a daunting task. There is a lot of noise about it recently, especially with New Year’s resolutions. You may be one of many who have goals to trim off a few pounds this year. I want to tell you about a resource […]

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It Ain’t Fog Folks, It’s an Inversion!

Chances are, you’ve looked outside recently and wondered why your neighbor’s house is harder to see than normal. You may have tried to go running, biking or on a walk, but were worried if it’s safe. The valley has been covered in a grayish brown layer for the past week or so that is known […]

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Surviving the Flu Seaon

Over the holidays many homes were full of the flu or colds rather than peace and joy. No one wants to be sick over the holidays, but it is a season notorious for passing illness from one family member to the next. Even though the holidays are over, we likely haven’t even seen the worst […]

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