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Overheating: How to Stay Safe in the Pioneer Day Sun

Pioneer Day. The day that Utah decides to recreate their 4th of July celebration all over again. However, it is also a day many of us will spend most of outside in the sun, which can be dangerous. While enjoying the Pioneer Day festivities, remember that high temperatures can affect the body not only when […]

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Oh my Aching Back….and Neck….and Legs

You know that feeling when you turn your head too quickly and you hear a pop! along with excruciating pain?  It’s annoying to deal with but eventually the pain subsides and you can continue with your normal day. But what happens if the pain doesn’t go away? Do you experience pain in your legs, back […]

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The Little Things…That Become Big Things

You’ve spent $150 on shoes, $40 on running shorts, $25 on a running tank, $140 on an iPod, $12 on socks (one pair—seriously, socks are expensive!) and at least $200 on other running gear. And yet, despite all that shopping, spending, training and preparation, there are a few very small things that could easily become […]

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Dr. Ward on Painful and Heavy Periods

What is life like for women who suffer from heavy periods and what causes some women so much more pain and bleeding than other women? If you are reading this you may already know about living with it, but there are so many questions that go unanswered. Quite frankly, some of the medical jargon is […]

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Basal cell carci…what?

What do you know about skin cancer?  I’ll tell you that before I married my husband I knew next to nothing.  In fact, I still used to go outside and bask in the sun for hours with no hat, no sleeves and most importantly no sunscreen.  I mean seriously, how am I suppose to get […]

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