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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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Clinic Kudos and Props from Patients

We love our clinics. From the kind, caring providers and nurses to the amazing office staffs, we are chuck full of goodness. Enough said right? Well, we say that kind of stuff all the time. So we thought it would be nice to share what our patients are saying about us… The following paragraphs are patient […]

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One of Our Own, Honors One of His Own

Photo courtesy of the Standard Examiner Remember how awesome Dr. Hans Jenkins is?!  If you didn’t read about him before, you can read about him here. Not only is he an incredible physician but he has some great home building skills!   This past weekend, Dr. Jenkins volunteered to help build a home for a […]

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Kids say the darndest things

Although this is not medically related it is funny and laughing is good for the soul. 🙂 Recently I was spending time with my 18-month-old niece who has successfully learned the art of flirtation!  She is very social but has a particular interest in the male species, especially my husband.  I ignore my incessant jealousy that […]

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A Kidney Stone Is Not a Friendly Thing

A kidney stone is not a friendly thing, anybody who has experienced it can tell you that.  Perhaps you can relate to, or better yet, learn from this painful first-hand account of an unfortunate kidney stone encounter: I had one a few years ago. It came out of nowhere, waking me early in the morning. […]

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