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Why Should You Care About Skin Health?

November 14, 2016

Why Should you Care About Skin Health? By Gwen Hutchings, Licensed Master Aesthetician at Barr Aesthetics November is National Healthy Skin Month, which begs the question: why should you care about skin health? It’s just cosmetic, right? Wrong. Your skin is your body’s largest—and most exposed—organ, and it performs several vital functions. Irregularities such as acne, brown spots, wrinkles, and c...

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Salt Lake Regional Medical Center Earns “A” Grade for Patient Safety

November 1, 2016

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center and Davis Hospital and Medical Center Earn “A” Grade for Patient Safety from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade SALT LAKE CITY—NOVEMBER 1, 2016—New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide, were announced by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog. Salt Lake Regional Medical Center and Davis H...

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Dr. Jordan Schaeffer Receives Molina Healthcare Community Champion Award

October 27, 2016

Dr. Jordan Schaeffer of Hofmann Arthritis Institute Honored with the 2016 Community Champions Award from Molina Healthcare of Utah Each recipient of this award is nominated by a community-based organization and a panel of judges then selects the finalists OCTOBER 27, 2016—SALT LAKE CITY—Dr. Jordan Schaeffer, orthopedic surgeon at Hofmann Arthritis Institute and the Center for Precision Joint Repl...

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Men’s Health: A Guide For Your 20s Thru 50s and Beyond

October 21, 2016

Men’s Health: A Guide For Your 20s Thru 50s and Beyond Previously Posted on DeseretNews.com. Click here to view original article and take a quiz. If you could send a message to your younger you, would you encourage yourself to take better care of your health? Save money? Avoid toxic relationships? You would probably have other advice for yourself as well, but here are a few words of wisdom from ...

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Dr. Aaron Hofmann Awarded by Senior Charity Care Foundation

October 14, 2016

The Senior Charity Care Foundation selects Aaron Hofmann, MD, as the 2016 Continuum of Caring recipient This award is given to those who demonstrate strong support for the senior population SALT LAKE CITY—OCT. 14, 2016—The Senior Charity Care Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to seniors in care facilities, selects Aaron Hofmann, MD, board certified orthopedic...

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Women’s Health: A Guide For Your 20s Thru 50s and Beyond

October 7, 2016

Women’s Health: A Guide For Your 20s Thru 50s and Beyond Previously Posted on KSL.com. Click here to view original article and take a quiz. Women’s health can often be viewed as something mysterious and multifaceted. In reality, women and men require the same essential things to stay healthy, including eating a balanced diet and getting plenty of sleep and exercise. Still, women’s anatomy and hor...

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Free Medicare Presentation

September 26, 2016

Learn about Senior Benefits from the experts. Medicare & You Topics: Enrollment education Prescription coverage gap Medicare in conjunction with other plans Difference among plans Questions and answers from experts Seminar Times & Locations September 28 at 4:00 PM Salt Lake Regional Medical Center Moreau Building Auditorium 1002 E. South Temple, SLC October 5 at 4:00 PM Mountain Point Med...

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6 Amazing Women Who Have Conquered Breast Cancer

September 23, 2016

6 Amazing Women Who Have Conquered Breast Cancer Previously posted on deseretnews.com. Click here to view original article and take a quiz.  With one in eight women in the United States developing invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime, chances are, you know someone who has battled or is currently battling this disease — and by battle, we mean drop-kick it to the curb and stomp on...

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Painful Feet? Here are 5 Ways to ‘Treat Yo’ Feet

September 16, 2016

Previously Posted on KSL.com. Click here to view original article and take a quiz.  Look down at your feet touching the ground. They are supporting the weight and absorbing the impact of your entire body with every single step you take. With the immense pressure your feet carry every day, it is imperative you treat them well by giving them the best care possible, and that means more than getting ...

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6 Ways You Can Save Your Joints Every Day

August 19, 2016

6 Ways You Can Save Your Joints Every Day Previously Posted on DeseretNews.com. Click here to view original article. Do you have persistent pain in your knee, hip or shoulder that prevents you from completing everyday tasks? Does the pain make it hard to sleep at night or stop you from doing things you normally enjoy? If so, you are experiencing joint pain. While joint pain can have many root cau...

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7 Tips for Summer Travel While Pregnant

August 5, 2016

Tips for Summer Travel While Pregnant Previously Posted on DeseretNews.com. Click here to view original article. Traveling in the summer and traveling while you’re pregnant require a little extra planning, but neither of them — even when combined — should keep you from having a great trip. Here are some ideas to make your — and your baby’s — journey safe. 1. Drink lots of water That, of course, a...

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7 Things You Never Thought Could Cause a Heart Attack

July 15, 2016

Things You Never Thought Could Cause a Heart Attack Previously Posted on KSL.com. Click here to view original article and take a quiz. Everyone knows the building blocks to a healthy heart include lots of fruits, vegetables and exercise along with regular heath care, but here are a few unusual factors that can increase your risk of a heart attack. 1. Your outlook on life A sunny disposition can k...

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5 Common Summer Injuries and How to Prevent and Treat Them

June 22, 2016

5 Common Summer Injuries and How to Prevent and Treat Them Previously Posted on KSL.com. Click here to view original article and take a quiz. There may be no cure for the summertime blues, but there are definitely ways to treat — and prevent — summertime’s worst ailments. Don’t let a summer injury steal your sunshine. When it comes to keeping yourself healthy, it’s all about prevention and treatm...

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The Difference Between Postpartum Depression and the Baby Blues

June 8, 2016

The Difference Between Postpartum Depression and the Baby Blues Previously Posted on KSL.com. Click here to view original article and take a quiz. For most women, the experience of childbirth and the weeks following aren’t easy. Feelings of anxiety, stress, exhaustion and even sadness are all common following childbirth. Most people refer to the sometimes-tumultuous period as “the baby blues.” But...

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Osteoarthritis: What It Is and How to Treat It

May 12, 2016

by Jordan Schaeffer, MD Osteoarthritis is the most common form of degenerative joint disease. It is also known as “wear and tear” arthritis and is characterized by the loss of the cartilage in joints, usually the hip and knee. Osteoarthritis is extremely common – affecting almost 35% of adults over the age of 65 – and can lead to debilitating pain and a decreased quality of life for many patients....

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9 Ways to Make Sure Your Kids Don’t Waste Away the Summer

May 11, 2016

9 Ways to Make Sure Your Kids Don’t Waste Away the Summer Previously Posted on KSL.com. Click here to view original article and take a quiz. The rigors of the school year are about to be a distant memory for millions of students. They’ll be cheering — for about a week. And then they’ll likely be bored and their parents will be at wits’ end. To help your youngsters stave off boredom and even the l...

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Immunizations for Adult Women

April 28, 2016

By Dr. Dyanne Tappin Vaccinations are important for adult women and should be reviewed at every annual preventive health appointment. Important vaccinations for women include the following: Tetanus, diphtheria with or without pertussis; influenza; human papilloma virus (HPV); measles-mumps-rubella; hepatitis A and B; pneumococcal; and meningococcal. Below is an overview of these vaccinations. Mor...

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What is Endometriosis?

March 31, 2016

What is Endometriosis? By Dr. Chris Barton Endometriosis is a medical disorder in which the tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus implants outside the uterus.  The endometriotic lesions then thicken and bleed with each menstrual cycle.  The surrounding tissues can become inflamed and eventually develop scar tissue which can affect the reproductive organs.  In addition, if endometrio...

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Color Your Plate with Salad for National Nutrition Month

March 23, 2016

It’s National Nutrition Month! The dietitians and dietary staff at SLRMC, along with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics are all about promoting health and nutrition. Color Your Plate with Salad Pack more nutrition into your day with a colorful main dish or side salad. Keep basic ingredients on hand for a quick addition to any meal. Encourage kids to eat more vegetables by setting out ingredie...

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Colorectal Cancer- Preventable. Treatable. Beatable.

March 21, 2016

Colorectal Cancer- Preventable, Treatable, Beatable – By Dr. Peter Bossart Colorectal cancer screening helps people stay well and saves lives. Regular colorectal cancer testing or colonoscopy is one of the most powerful ways to prevent colorectal cancer or find it early, when it’s small and easier to treat. Removing polyps can help prevent colorectal cancer from ever starting. Cancers found in an...