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6 incredible women who helped shape Utah history

Steward Health Care  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 3:00pm

Utah women have been making a difference locally and around the globe for centuries. March is national women in history month. Learn about six influential women from our busy beehive state that left a long-lasting impact!

How weight loss surgery has changed

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted Jan 26th - 8:00am

Medical understanding of the causes of obesity has improved, and technological advancements have made surgeries and other treatments more effective and less invasive.

How radiofrequency nerve ablation eases chronic back pain

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted Dec 28th - 2:51pm

Radiofrequency nerve ablation (RFA) can provide highly effective, long-lasting relief for chronic back pain.

3 ways to treat and prevent ugly (and painful) varicose veins

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted Dec 13th - 1:11pm

Varicose veins affect approximately one-fifth of U.S. adults. Use these three steps to reduce your risks and prevent more serious health problems down the road.

5 common winter accidents treated in Utah emergency rooms

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted Dec 7th - 8:00am

Colder weather brings some extra safety concerns as evidenced by these common reasons for emergency room visits. Read up on what to watch out for during this winter season.

Why Utah’s cold winters make your joints hurt

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted Nov 30th - 3:00pm

There is a downside to living in a state that has the greatest snow on earth. Every winter, icy, cold storms blow through the valleys, and when that happens, you might be among those who swear the cold makes their bones ache.

7 things you don't know about hernias

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted Nov 17th - 8:00am

Did you know there are several types of hernias, and that hernias don’t only affect men? Read on to learn seven things you may not know about hernias and their treatment.

Easily prevent common injuries with these 6 simple tips

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted Oct 20th - 3:00pm

Benjamin Franklin coined the phrase: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” When it comes to sports-related injuries, this sage advice can keep you in the game and off the bench.

What is PRP, and why are pro athletes using it?

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted Sep 28th - 9:00pm

What do Kobe Bryant, Hines Ward, Tiger Woods, Fred Couples, Alex Rodriguez and Tracy McGrady have in common? All of these professional sports stars have benefited from platelet rich plasma therapy for treating injuries.

5 reasons why robots in medicine shouldn’t scare you

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted Sep 14th - 9:00pm

If you harbor fears of robots in medicine you are not alone. Learning to trust digital technology starts with empowering yourself with knowledge. Here are five reasons why robots in medicine, and the technology that drives them, shouldn’t scare you.

How to help your teen balance sports and school

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted Aug 31st - 3:00pm

Do you worry whether the teens in your life will be able to excel academically and athletically? Here are some tips for how you can help them succeed, no matter what they put their minds to.

Listen to your heart: What your heart rhythm is telling you

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted Aug 10th - 3:00pm

Both the quiet heartbeat when at rest and the frenzied pounding after a sudden burst of movement can be normal, but how do we know if we’re experiencing an irregular heart rhythm? What do we need to know and watch for to keep our heart healthy?

6 painful lessons learned from high school sports

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted Jul 20th - 9:00pm

High school sports teach kids important lessons about teamwork and working to achieve goals, but sports of all kinds can lead to bumps and bruises. Here are six lessons every kid should learn from all-too-common sports injuries.

5 home projects you shouldn't do on your own

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted Jul 6th - 8:00am

The DIY craze is sweeping the nation. While doing home projects yourself can be empowering and save you money, some home improvements are too dangerous (no matter what your favorite YouTuber says!) and should be left to the professionals.

5 foods that could be killing your testosterone

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted Jun 15th - 9:00pm

Feeling like something is off? Keeping testosterone levels in check can make all the difference in men's overall health and well-being. Here are five foods that could be killing your testosterone and health.

7 natural ways to manage pain

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted Jun 1st - 9:00pm

Opioids have their place, but can create dependence and have definite side effects. There are natural ways to manage pain, so here are a few ideas to get you started.

4 exercises that are easy on your joints

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted May 18th - 3:00pm

Whether you have joint pain or simply want exercises that won't put too much stress on your body, doctors often recommend low-impact exercises like yoga. Find out about four exercises that are easy on your joints.

Is it ever too early or too late to get a mammogram? Every woman is different

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted May 4th - 3:00pm

Is it ever too early (or too late) to get a mammogram? It depends. Each woman has different risk factors and precursors that may or may not increase her likelihood of breast cancer. Find out the facts and schedule your mammogram accordingly.

6 unexpectedly common reasons people end up in the ER

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted Apr 20th - 3:00pm

We all have ideas of what an emergency looks like from our favorite episodes of "Grey's Anatomy," but not every patient comes in with a heart attack, broken leg, or contusions. Check out these unexpectedly common reasons people rush to the ER.