Little ghosts, princesses and super-heroes will be out in our streets Thursday, and at St. Mark’s Hospital we want to give you great tips to keep your little ones safe. ...
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In honor of Cervical Health Awareness Month, take some time to educate yourself and the other women in your life about the ways you can stay protected from HPV and cervical cancer. The first step to protecting yourself is to understand what it is and how you could get it. The Basics Human Papillomavirus (HPV) [...]
Since 2008, Medicare has been tracking hospital readmission rates and publishing those associated with three common ailments. However, in December, the government expanded its disclosure to include readmission rates of Medicare patients of all diagnoses who returned within a month for unplanned reasons from July 2011 through June 2012. Patients at 315 hospitals, or seven [...]
When it comes to children and sleep, recent studies have shown that nearly 70% of American children aren’t getting enough. Aside from affecting a parent’s ability to sleep, children who don’t sleep enough may have trouble learning and developing socially or may be at a higher risk for health problems. Fortunately, our specialists at St. [...]
When it comes to health risks, women and men aren’t the same. In fact, you may be surprised to learn which conditions pose the highest health risks to women. Our specialists at Brigham City Hospital have put together a list of things you can do to help prevent these top threats to women’s health. Heart [...]
The sure sign summer’s coming to an end? The impending sound of school bells just around the corner. The coming weeks are sure to be filled with shopping trips and checklists, but don’t forget one of the most important to-do items: vaccinations for your child. Take advantage of your flexible summer schedules to get vaccinations [...]