By Nicholas Behunin, MD   What does seeing 20/20 mean? In the eye clinic, 20/20 vision refers to normal vision while standing twenty feet from the eye chart. If someone has 20/100 vision, he or she must stand twenty feet from the chart to see what a person with normal vision can see at one […]

Project 20/20: See C…

January 14, 2020
By JR Martin   According to a recent Gallup poll, medical costs are still among the top worries that we experience as Americans. It seems we fear the costs associated with accidents and disease as much as the problems themselves.  Healthcare costs are a hot topic. Democrats and Republicans alike seek to navigate us out […]

The Healthcare Crisi…

January 14, 2020
By Dr. Gregory J. Hicken If you have severe osteoarthritis in your knee, no doubt you are considering full or partial knee replacement surgery (also known as an arthroplasty) in which your joint is restored by resurfacing the bones and installing an artificial knee implant. Knee Replacement, Then and Now Technology for knee replacement surgery […]

Are You Considering a…

January 14, 2020
By Brigit Atkin   VISION: Clarity, imagination, wisdom; the ability to think and plan for the future. The ancient Roman calendar featured mythical King Janus. With two faces, Janus could look back on past events as well as look forward to the future. For this reason, Janus became the ancient symbol for resolutions and forgiveness […]

A New Vision for the…

January 14, 2020
By SGHW Magazine Staff   Just as a small, seemingly insignificant stone has the potential to create ripples across a vast body of water, one small act of kindness can have a ripple effect, impacting others in positive ways and leaving the world a better place. The most successful human endeavors often begin as small […]

Socks for Souls

January 14, 2020
By Connie Zdunich I had a magical childhood. My “Papa” was a tall, strong man who stood as straight as a tree. He was not well educated, and he had a rather hard life. He was a logger by trade, and harvesting trees in his day was hard work. However, he found his trade rewarding. […]

Angels Arrived

January 14, 2020
Dear Stapley, What is sterile compounding? Dear Seeking Understanding in Washington, Compounding is the combination of two or more traditional medications which are not being tolerated well in the traditional oral manner. Sterile compounding involves creating a pharmaceutical medication in an environment free from viruses, bacteria, or any other potentially infectious microorganisms. This type of compounding is used for medications that will be […]

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January 14, 2020
By Amey Vance   Rising healthcare costs continue to make headlines across the nation. Yet, in southwest Utah at Intermountain Dixie Regional Medical Center, strategies to keep healthcare affordable—while still delivering the best possible outcomes for patients—are helping keep costs lower.   “We are very fortunate to have Dixie Regional Medical Center in our community,” […]

Keeping Local Healthcare…

January 14, 2020
By Jessica Elgin   The buying process can be very stressful. It may seem like finding the perfect home is the hard part, but really, that’s just the beginning. Once you’ve made your offer, you may feel a little lost. You may feel unsettled about whether your loan will close or wonder when you should […]

I Found My House! Now…

January 14, 2020
By Cycling Without Age Southgate Senior Living  Much has been said and written about providing adequate care for our seniors. Despite the best efforts, many of them will experience loneliness and isolation due to their age, limited mobility, and frail conditions. It’s been proven that daily outings improve not only the physical but also the […]

Cycling Without Age:…

January 14, 2020
By Jay Bartlett   As winter set in, I found myself heading to the gym to train for an event that’s months away. I don’t hate the gym by any means, but it is a far cry from hopping on my trusty steed and mountain biking my cares away! With short days and cold weather […]

Ride Bikes. Have Fun…

January 14, 2020
By Colleen Kendall   It was her eyes that first grabbed my attention, even before the black and blue bruises covering the landscape of her face, the swollen right eye, the protruding lip, or the outline of hand marks on her arms—all indicators that she had been the recent victim of physical abuse.    The […]

Love Shouldn’t…

January 14, 2020
By East West Health Team   Yes, cytokines do sound like something from a Star Trek movie that one would want to avoid: “Spock, look out! There are too many Cytokines. We must abandon ship.” The truth is that cytokines are actually extremely important to our health. Cytokines are small, secreted proteins released by cells […]

With Cytokines, You Can…

January 14, 2020
By Bentley Murdock Let’s learn from all relational influence of 2019 and create more nutritional intentionality for 2020.   We’re all surrounded by people who love and care for us and who show that love in many different ways—especially around holidays, celebrations, parties, and get-togethers. Our friends and family members mean well and are invariably […]

Nutritional 20/20 Vi…

January 14, 2020
By Lyman Hafen   One of the most pressing questions of my boyhood in St. George was how to reconcile the words of the Christmas songs I heard with the place where I lived. As a little boy in the early 1960s, I was growing up in a place where the treetops did not glisten […]

In Search of a White…

November 13, 2019
By Michael W. Manning, DO  When it comes to joint replacement surgery, patients want a surgeon who can work with a higher level of accuracy. Advancements in medical technologies are rapidly evolving. Examples of these include assisted surgical devices, minimally invasive procedures for knee and hip replacements, rapid recovery protocols, artificial intelligence, and low and/or […]

New NAVIO Robotic-Assisted…

November 12, 2019

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