Learn the Facts about the Ebola virus

By Brandon Webb, MD
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News media around the world are talking about Ebola exposure and transmission of the disease from person to person. While this disease is very serious and has a high mortality rate, not all of the information being reported about how the Ebola virus is spread is correct. Knowing the facts is important to understand issues regarding the current outbreak, and focus attention on good hygiene practices that offer help prevent the spread of all germs, foreign and domestic alike.

Pregnancy Q&A with Alta View Nurse Midwives

By Intermountain Healthcare
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Hi Moms! The experts at Intermountain Alta View Nurse Midwives spent an afternoon recently answering your OB/GYN questions. We appreciate your thoughtful questions and truly enjoyed providing you feedback. We wanted to post a recap for those who may have missed the chat. If you have more questions, feel free to reach out to us at any time 801-501-3300. 

What to Know About Pregnancy Over Age 35

By Lauren Ahles
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You may have heard the term “advanced maternal age” or “AMA,” but what does it mean?  A woman who is 35 or older on her due date is considered to be of advanced maternal age. Traditionally, this age has been used to designate a group of women who are at a higher risk of having a child with certain chromosomal disorders like Down syndrome, Trisomy 18, or Trisomy 13.