Mammograms at age 40 still save lives

By Brett T. Parkinson, MD
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As a full-time breast radiologist and the administrator who oversees the standards and qualifications of every mammography center in the United States, I am disappointed in recent news coverage of the Canadian National Breast Screening Study, a flawed research project that resurfaces every few years, grabbing headlines each time.

The Art and Science of Weight Loss

By Liz Joy
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Unhealthy dietary intake and inadequate physical activity are the foundation of many chronic diseases that plague the human race. These behaviors have their roots firmly planted in a society that has increasingly engineered physical activity out of our lives, and made available food that is high in fat and calories. The combination has turned deadly for our society, but learn how you can make a lifestyle change for the better.

Treating Burn Injuries from Fireworks

By Kristen Gooch, RN, MPH
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Practicing firework safety is the first step you should take in order to keep you and your loved ones out of harms way, this Fourth of July. But how can you treat accidental burns, if someone you care about is injured this holiday? Brad Morris, physician assistant with Intermountain Medical Center Trauma Services, shares some tips on how you can treat burns and symptoms related to the injury.

Intermountain Moms Winter Fun Staycation Giveaway

By Intermountain Healthcare
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Need a short getaway? Enter Intermountain Moms’ Winter Fun Staycation Giveaway, where you could win a weekend adventure in Park City, Utah! Prize includes an overnight stay at Marriott’s Mountainside Resort in Park City, a winter activity pass to Rocky Mountain Recreation of Utah, and dinner at the Cheesecake Factory!