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.

10 Ways an App Can Help Utahns Manage Their Health

By Intermountain Healthcare
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Intermountain Healthcare has developed a free new mobile app, called “Intermountain Health Hub,” which is an all-in-one tool that makes managing healthcare easier. It gives users many different features designed to simplify their entire healthcare experience, including the ability to access their medical records while on the go. Check out all these great features.

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, MD, MPH
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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.