Parents: How to Avoid the Back-to-School Plague

By Jason M Carlton
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), elementary school children get eight to 12 colds or cases of the flue each school year. With year-round school underway in Utah and other schools about to start, here are a few tips to help your kids avoid the Back to School Plague. 

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!

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).

First Time Pregnancy Tips: Common Questions of Moms-to-Be

By Scott W. Rallison, MD
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So you’re pregnant (and yes, home tests are quite accurate). If you’re like most first-time parents, you’re probably excited but also a bit nervous. You probably also have a lot of questions. There is no such thing as a dumb question, especially for first-time parents. Check out the answers to common questions I get asked by first-time moms.

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.