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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...

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One Reason Why Joint Replacement Today is Safer Than 10 Years Ago

March 9, 2016

One Reason Why Joint Replacement Today is Safer Than 10 Years Ago Previously Posted on KSL.com. Click here to view original article. A hip or knee replacement can be a source of pain, stress and worry. Thankfully, robotic-assisted surgery with MAKOplasty, a relatively new medical breakthrough, is making these procedures easier for the doctors and safer for patients. What is MAKOplasty? Dr. Trevor...

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How to Have a Heart Healthy Pregnancy

February 24, 2016

Exercise During Pregnancy by Dr. Dyanne Tappin “Can I exercise during my pregnancy?’ “How do I stay active during pregnancy?” “Is exercise safe during pregnancy?” — These are common questions that patients ask me quite frequently during prenatal appointments. Staying healthy and active with a good exercise routine during pregnancy is very important. I encourage my patients to stay active for both...

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When Medical Weight Loss is a Solution For You

February 17, 2016

When Medical Weight Loss is a Solution For You Previously Posted on KSL.com. Click here to view original article and take a quiz. With the new year in full swing, your goal of reaching a healthy weight may be suffering as your motivation wanes. However, losing weight is not always about motivation — in fact, it may not matter. “There comes a point where people lose the ability to lose weight and ...

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Bariatric Surgery and Heart Health

February 4, 2016

Of all the health benefits that come with weight loss surgeries, improving your heart health has the most significant impact on your general well-being. Countless medical studies have revealed that heart attack, stroke, and death can be reduced by as much as 50% for patients who undergo bariatric surgery. Obesity puts you at risk for many potentially fatal diseases and conditions. By undergoing b...

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Thank You Vivian Schneggenburger for 42 Years of Service

January 27, 2016

Vivian is an amazing nurse and co-worker. She has a huge wealth of nursing knowledge that we often use to our advantage. She always has a smile on her face and a story to tell. She is so enjoyable to work with. Vivian has a wide variety of extracurricular activities that we all love to hear about. She’s a fearless downhill skier who takes advantage of every snow day. When she’s not skiing, she’s ...

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Victory Summit Symposium for Parkinson’s Disease

January 6, 2016

The Victory Summit will give people with Parkinson’s and their families information and tools needed to improve the quality of their lives today. Featuring researchers, clinicians and physical therapists specializing in the field of movement disorders, The Victory Summit symposium covers topics such as quality of life research advantages, therapy treatment options, lifestyle modifications and loc...

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“Making Spirits Bright” at Washington Elementary

December 21, 2015

All month long Salt Lake Regional Medical Center has been gathering items for Washington Elementary, which is a school where about 1/3 of the kids are homeless. On Wednesday December 16th, we delivered a check for $2500 from the hospital, various items for the kids (i.e. toothpaste, socks, shampoo, etc) and 150 wrapped gifts for the kids to open on Christmas. After presenting this all to the facu...

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Operation Walk 2015

December 21, 2015

OPERATION WALK UTAH GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY BY PROVIDING NO-COST TOTAL HIP AND KNEE REPLACEMENTS TO SIX LOCAL PATIENTS For the fifth consecutive year, Operation Walk Utah, in partnership with the Center for Precision Joint Replacement at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center and the Hofmann Arthritis Institute, performed six total hip and knee replacement surgeries at no cost to uninsured and und...