Trauma Centers: How They Impact the Community

By Craig Cook, MD
Trauma Centers play a critical role in keeping communities safe

You’re driving to work one day when suddenly a car runs a red light and hits your vehicle. You are hurt, but you don’t know how badly. Someone calls 911 and the ambulance arrives. Where should they take you? Will any hospital be fine or do you need a trauma center? Does it make a difference?

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!

Make Meals a Family Event

By Kary Woodruff
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Do you have a picky eater at home? Or maybe multiple picky eaters? That makes it challenging to get the right types of foods to make your meals heart healthy. As I meet with the My Heart Challenge contestants individually, I am working with them to make healthier eating a family event. Here are some of the tips I've provided to them, and think can apply to almost any household or setting.