A Quick Snip: Is A Vasectomy The Right Option For You?

By Chantelle Turner

If you and your partner are considering permanent birth control options, then it’s likely you’ll have a discussion about the pros and cons of tubal ligation (getting a woman’s tubes tied) versus a vasectomy. Both procedures result in permanent sterilization. But the procedure time, length of recovery and cost vary. It’s important to understand both options so you can ultimately decide on the option that is right for your situation.

Treating Back Pain

By Lance Madigan
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Back pain is the second most common reason people visit their doctor. Actually, over eighty percent of people will suffer from this condition at some point in their lives.  The good news is that most back pain is temporary and rarely caused by damage to your spine or another serious condition.  In most cases, individuals recover quickly on their own – at least to the point they can return to normal daily activities.


Need a Workout Buddy? The Benefits of Recruiting Your Spouse

By Brooke Heath
Need a Workout Buddy? The Benefits of Recruiting Your Spouse!

For many couples, juggling work, kids, and other responsibilities can sometimes leave you forced to choose between going on a date and going to the gym. Why not combine the two for a workout date? True, it’s not a romantic, candle-light dinner, but swapping out your favorite restaurant for the gym can have real, long-term benefits for both you and your partner.

Intermountain Partnership Announced by VP Joe Biden

By Brad Gillman
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Vice President Joe Biden announced additional commitments the Oncology Precision Network (OPeN) at the Cancer Moonshot Summit in Washington D.C. at Howard University. OPeN – a data sharing network – is a joint effort with Intermountain Healthcare, Providence Health & Services, Stanford Cancer Institute and Syapse to advance cancer care through sharing patient’s genomic data. This database can be used to increase clinical trial access and bring the most promising treatment options to the patient.