#GoRedLiveWell and Fight Heart Disease

By Jason M Carlton
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Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer combined, according to the American Heart Association. The #GoRedLiveWell project will help raise awareness of the disease and encourage all women to fight against heart disease. 

Three tips to prevent or reverse atrial fibrillation

By John D Day MD
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We are truly witnessing an epidemic in atrial fibrillation (“A-fib”).  In fact, one in four adults in the U.S. now will experience at least one episode of A-fib in their lifetime. Here are three tips I often share with my patients to help prevent or reverse A-fib.​

9 Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer

By Tawnya Bowles MD
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I recently had the opportunity to be a guest on ABC4's 4pm news talking about skin cancer prevention and treatment. Since May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, I wanted to share nine tips that will help you reduce your risk of developing skin cancer - after all, Utah has one of the highest rate of skin cancer cases in the nation. Yikes!

How to Handle a Concussion

By Anne Russo, PhD
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A concussion is a traumatic brain injury and should always be taken seriously. While in the past, athletes in particular would be encouraged to “walk it off,” current research demonstrates the dangers of this practice. Here's what you SHOULD do in the event of a concussion (and how to recognize that you have one).