Do you know the warning signs of early-onset Alzheimer's disease? Plus, three simple ways to improve your cognitive ability

By Brady White
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Alzheimer’s disease involves changes in the brain that cause neurons to die. Early symptoms include short-term memory loss and difficulty with language, but it can eventually lead to complete loss of bodily function and death.

For patients over the age of 65, the decline typically is relatively slow — often taking a decade or more before death. Unfortunately for early-onset Alzheimer’s patients — who are under age 65 — the decline can be much more rapid, with death typically occurring less than five years after diagnosis.

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.

Five Common Flu Shot Myths That Are Not True

By Brandon Webb, MD
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The flu is one of the most common infections in the United State and contributes to more than 200,000 hospitalizations and 17 million workdays lost each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Vaccination is the single best way to prevent the flu — but many people still have lingering doubts about the effectiveness and importance of getting an annual flu shot. Unfortunately, it’s one of the most important things we can do to help prevent the spread of this potentially life-threatening disease.

Here are five common myths about the flu vaccine: