Archive for HEALTH

  • November 14, 2018

    Preparing for Flu Season

    Winter is often referred to as “flu season” because this is when communities see a rise in illnesses. According to the Centers for Disease Control, ”Most people who get sick with flu will have mild illness and will not need medical care or antiviral drugs, and most will recover in...

  • November 14, 2018

    Stem Cell Injections Offered for Joint Pain

    What if the solution to your achy joints lies in your own bone marrow? That’s what some patients are finding with stem cell therapy. Although research is continuing, several studies have found that stem cell injections are a safe way to help ease the pain of knee injuries and osteoarthritis....

  • November 14, 2018

    Traumeel: A Natural Way to Fight Inflammation

    By Dr. Ward Wagner   Injuries happen to everyone: the elite athlete, the elite couch potato, and everyone in between. With injury, you get inflammation—100% of the time. Inflammation is the body’s reaction to injury. It kicks off the healing process by bringing blood and cells to the area to...

  • November 13, 2018

    Keep Your Smile Happy

    Dixie State University Dental Hygiene Program Runs a Community Clinic with Discounted Rates By Erin Hakoda   What do bad breath, cavities, gum disease, and a higher risk of heart attack and stroke all have in common? They can all be brought on by poor dental care. Let dental hygienists...

  • November 13, 2018

    Is Elbow or Heel Pain Stopping You?

    By Randy R. Clark, MD and Aaron O’Brien, MD   Golfer’s elbow (inner elbow pain) is a commonly encountered orthopedic problem. It may affect as many as 8% of patients. Tennis elbow (outer elbow pain) affects up to 3% of adults each year. Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause...

  • November 13, 2018

    3 Tips for Clear Skin

    By Kim & Lauren, Owners of The Skin Spa Everyone wants clear, healthy, acne-free skin. Did you know that acne can affect anyone at any age? In fact, 54% of females and 40% of males have acne-related skin issues. There is no cure for acne, but it can be effectively...

  • November 13, 2018

    Holiday Healing

    By Coleen Andruss, MD   Dial it in…The holidays are here, and no matter what life throws at you, your health still needs to be your priority. The average weight gain over the holiday season is 5–7 pounds. While this may not sound like much, most people don’t lose the...

  • September 7, 2018

    Volunteer and Improve Your Health!

    By Dr. David Roos, Dean of Students, RVUCOM-SU We all have a “bucket list” or a list of big ideas we want to pursue in life. My list included running the St. George Marathon. I’ll never forget my sense of accomplishment as I finally crossed the finish line after being...

  • September 6, 2018

    5 Ways to Improve Your Cholesterol Ratio

    By Hurricane Family Pharmacy   When most people hear the word cholesterol, they think of negative things like heart disease or giving up good foods like eggs and meat. However, cholesterol is a good thing. In fact, we cannot live without it! Like most everything in life though, too much...

  • September 6, 2018

    Laser Therapy: A Conservative and Effective Approach to Shoulder Pain

    By Dr. Ward Wagner   You don’t realize how much you raise your arms throughout the course of your day until it hurts to do so. Oftentimes. what begins as a “catch” or soreness in the shoulder progresses into severe pain and dysfunction. Getting dressed or groomed in the morning...

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