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6 hidden dangers from untreated varicose veins

Mountainstar Healthcare  |  Posted Nov 29th - 8:00am

Varicose veins are not only painful; they can be dangerous. Here are five dangers of letting your varicose veins go untreated.

5 secrets to avoid choosing the wrong health insurance plan

Mountainstar Healthcare  |  Posted Oct 29th - 9:12am

When choosing a health insurance plan, don't assume the cheapest option will be the most affordable. Here are some things to keep in mind before making your decision.

4 tips for using your fitness tracker to maximize health benefits

Mountainstar Healthcare  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:00pm

If you're hoping your Fitbit will improve your health and fitness, you'll need to "step" it up.

How a $69, 15-minute scan can save your life

Mountainstar Healthcare  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:00pm

Take advantage of all that modern-day technology has to give. Take 15 minutes and $69, and stop guessing at how healthy your heart is — you deserve to know.

Severe stomach pain: life-threatening or just annoying?

Mountainstar Healthcare  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:00pm

Stomach pain is the No. 1 reason people go to the emergency room in Utah. Here is when you should and when you shouldn't.

7 questions new moms are too embarrassed to ask

Mountainstar Healthcare  |  Posted Jul 31st - 3:10pm

Whether you're a new mom or a soon-to-be mother, there are lots of questions that come to mind. Some questions might not be easy to ask, but there's no judgement when you consult your professional health care provider.

Millennials are getting colon cancer. Why?

Mountainstar Healthcare  |  Posted Jul 9th - 3:00pm

If you’re a millennial, new guidelines now recommend getting screened earlier for colorectal cancer — when you turn 45, not 50.

Critical warning signs of atrial fibrillation and stroke

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted Jun 15th - 3:00pm

Stroke and heart attacks are common problems in the United States, but a particular heart condition can increase your risk by five times; it's called atrial fibrillation, and here are the signs.

Back pain? 5 signs it could be serious

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted May 29th - 8:00am

Got back pain? If so, you aren’t alone: 31 million Americans experience low-back pain. Back pain causes and intensities are all across the board, but some symptoms should not be ignored. Watch out for these five signs your situation is serious.

7 ways to keep kids safe in the summer heat

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted May 18th - 8:00am

Summer means fun, swimming and lots of outdoor activities. It can also mean sunburn and heat-related illnesses. Here are seven preventive steps to keep your children happy and healthy during the summer break.

7 tips to make allergy season more bearable

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted Apr 25th - 8:00am

Instead of wishing for winter to return, take advantage of these tips to transition into the warmer months with fewer allergy symptoms.

5 reasons everyone needs annual physicals, even if they are healthy

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted Apr 16th - 2:59pm

Ninety-two percent of Americans accept the importance of an annual physical, but only 62 percent receive one. Why the discrepancy between belief and action?

See a doctor today: Same-day online scheduling is here

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted Mar 21st - 8:00am

Scheduling an appointment with your doctor should be a piece of cake. If you don't want to or can't wait for a future appointment, make sure to check out online, same-day scheduling.

3 ways minimally invasive spine surgery can make your life better

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted Mar 8th - 8:00am

Minimally invasive spinal surgery offers many health benefits. Here are three ways surgery can make your life better.

3 essential ways to keep your heart healthy

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted Feb 21st - 8:00am

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. Luckily, there are plenty of steps you can take to improve your health and reduce your chances of heart disease. Follow these essential tips for a healthier, happier heart today.

10 amazing facts about your heart

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted Feb 7th - 8:03am

Learn more about your body's most important muscle.

6 tips to relieve your back pain

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted Jan 31st - 3:00pm

The spine is one of the most significant structures in your body. It possesses incredible strength and flexibility, but is also susceptible to injury and pain. Start these six prevention strategies to be armed and ready to combat your back pain.

12 (more) achievable resolutions for your health in 2018

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted Jan 17th - 8:00am

This year, get healthier and feel better about yourself by trying one or several of these achievable resolutions.

13 achievable resolutions for your health in 2018

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted Jan 11th - 3:00pm

The beginning of another new year can bring excitement and anticipation, or it can be a reminder of previous years of failed resolutions. This year, try one or many of these achievable resolutions.

6 tips for bringing more of the Danish hygge into your life

Minky Couture  |  Posted Jan 11th - 8:00am

Experience cozy contentment by embracing the Danish concept of hygge. These six tips can help you stay present, relaxed and cozy this year.