Tips to Prevent Injuries from Fireworks this July

By Intermountain Trauma Group
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July is synonymous with fireworks and fun. In Utah, there are two opportunities to enjoy the "rocket's red glare" with the Fourth and 24th of July holidays. During these exciting times, it is crucial to practice firework safety in order to protect, not only yourself, but your family and friends as well.

Proper Use of Antibiotics can Keep Your Family Safe from "SuperBugs"

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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Bacteria are an important part of the body’s normal digestive track. But when those bacteria grow out of control and enter other areas of the body, they can cause serious infections. If the bacteria become resistant to antibiotic treatment, they become what is known as a ‘Superbug’, which is life-threatening.

Find the Healthy Option at Fast Food Restaurants

By Kary Woodruff
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Americans are notorious for eating at fast food restaurants. The 15 firefighters competing in the My Heart Challenge are no exception. They never really know what their shift entails, or when they can grab their next meal - so they often find themselves grabbing food from a fast food place like McDonalds. I've put together a little visual to help you see that even places like McDonalds have healthy options. 

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

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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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.