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Empowering patients to become self-health advocates through use of technology

Advances in technology have shaped the way we communicate and have enabled the modern-day patient to easily connect with medical experts, patient advocates and others living with their disease. Through…

Smartphone apps make it easier to manage type 2 diabetes

Smartphone apps make it easier to manage type 2 diabetes

The amount of effort it takes for people with diabetes to pick the right foods and track everything they eat is a common source of frustration. Many people simply give…

Summer: The season of barbeques, baseball and burglaries

Summer: The season of barbeques, baseball and burglaries

School is out and summer vacations are in full swing. But while many of us are relaxing, thieves are working overtime. Summer is theft season, at least according to Federal…

Remedies for deadly heat: more than just staying hydrated

Remedies for deadly heat: more than just staying hydrated

Some parts of the country are experiencing record high temperatures this summer. Las Vegas hit 117 degrees and Phoenix topped the charts at 119 degrees. Salt Lake City also hit…

Get your ‘fitness on’ this summer to help your favorite park win big

Get your ‘fitness on’ this summer to help your favorite park win big

The air is warm, the grass is green, and summer is officially here. What better place to enjoy the summer than at your favorite park? Parks offer endless opportunities for…

Revealed: keys to getting kids to eat more veggies

Revealed: keys to getting kids to eat more veggies

Incorporating veggies into your family’s diet this summer can be easier than you ever thought. How? Creative parents know that adding flavor and making veggies a crunchy, fun treat can…

How to host a healthier happy hour

How to host a healthier happy hour

Going out with co-workers or friends after work is a great way to relax, but when you host a happy hour at home, you have full control over the guest…

Bringing home baby: When to call the doctor

Bringing home baby: When to call the doctor

Most new parents are anxious when their infant has a fever, or is fussy, stuffy and simply not acting right. But how do you decide to call the pediatrician or…

Prevention, detection tips for the most common type of cancer

Prevention, detection tips for the most common type of cancer

One in five Americans will get skin cancer in their lifetime, according to research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Melanoma, the most lethal form of skin…

Preventing medication fraud and abuse starts at home

Preventing medication fraud and abuse starts at home

Prescription drug abuse has reached epidemic proportions across the United States. More than 6 million Americans abuse prescription drugs and much of the abuse begins at home, according to a…

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