Kidney stones are essentially labor for men: Here’s what causes them, how they’re treated…and ways to avoid them

By Steven Tew
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For women, the process of labor and having a baby is a wonderful event. Painful, yes. Stressful, yes. But in the end, they have a cuddly bundle of joy to take home.

But what about for men? Is there such a thing as a man going into labor?  Ask some men who have passed a kidney stone, and they will tell you the answer is a resounding “yes.” Some men will argue the pain can be as bad as giving birth.

Murray InstaCare is Now Open Until Midnight

By Intermountain Healthcare
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InstaCare is an excellent option when you need quick medical attention but the situation is not life-threatening and requiring an emergency room visit. Our Murray InstaCare, located at 196 East Winchester Street (6400 South) is now open 7 days a week from 9:00 am to midnight! Learn how to know when to visit an Instacare, an emergency room, or to call an ambulance.

TeleHealth Helps Newborns When They Need it Most

By Intermountain Healthcare
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When it comes time for delivery, all parents want the process to go smoothly. Sometimes, though, newborns need a little extra help or emergency care. Neonatal intensive care units (NICU) provide the specialized, high-quality care needed in these situations. At Intermountain, we extend the reach of our NICUs to rural communities through the use of TeleHealth technology.

Help for Moms Who Are Unable to Produce Breast Milk

By Stephanie Jackson
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Breastfeeding provides babies with optimal immune protection and everything they need to grow and develop in the early weeks and months of their lives. Unfortunately, some mothers are unable to provide milk and their babies are unable to receive the benefits only mother’s milk provides.