Hand washing: A simple way to prevent infection

What was the one thing that you hated doing most when you were little? Perhaps you hated eating your vegetables, or maybe you despised brushing your teeth? Was cleaning your ...

Fall Activities for the Family

Autumn flies by in a flash, especially with all of the great holidays coming up. It’s important to take advantage of the crisp weather and beautiful foliage with this list ...

What You Need to Know About Enterovirus or EV-D68

You may be aware that an increasing number of children in several U.S. states have been diagnosed with Enterovirus D68.  Following are some facts and information that can help you ...

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Finding a New Doctor: Must-Ask Questions for Your New Physician

These days, it’s not uncommon for people to switch doctors. Whether you’ve ...

Staying Smart about Prostate Cancer

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and our team at St. Mark’s ...

Five Diet Myths Exposed

From detoxing to gluten free, there are a lot of diets out ...

Other Health Topics

5 Often Forgotten Supplies to Include in Your Home First Aid Kit

If someone asked you what supplies should be include in a home first aid kit, what come to mind? You can probably list the basics right away: bandages, gauze, medical tape, some antibiotic ointment – stuff that’s mostly useful for cuts and scrapes. But, what about fevers or other ailments like stomach viruses? And are [...]

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You may be aware that an increasing number of children in several U.S. states have been diagnosed with Enterovirus D68.  Following are some facts and information that can help you to understand why this virus is gaining national attention and how to reduce your child’s risk of contracting it. Enteroviruses are quite common, as there [...]

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3 Myths about Enterovirus 68

It may be cliche, but information really is power, especially during an outbreak that preys on children. Enterovirus D68 is the hot topic in medical news, because it’s put children across the midwest in the hospital—sometimes in the intensive care unit with severe respiratory symptoms. Being properly informed is step one toward making sure the [...]

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National Immunization Awareness Month

Each time we turn to the next month on our calendars, we usually feel a slight twinge of excitement as we see which holiday we have to look forward to next. The winter months tend to dominate the “holiday” season, yet each month there’s at least one special day to celebrate right? Well, the month [...]

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Celebrating One Year of Caring for Patients at the Cottonwood Heights Senior Health Center

One year ago, St. Mark’s Hospital opened a second location of its Senior Health Center on Fort Union Boulevard in Cottonwood Heights. This extension of the center’s main location, found on the St. Mark’s Hospital campus, was opened to make healthcare for older adults in the Cottonwood Heights area more easily accessible. Dr. Mina Gohari, [...]

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St. Mark’s Hospital Showers the Community with Baby Items

Video: Community Baby Shower 2014 On Tuesday, July 1, St. Mark’s Hospital held a Community Baby Shower event where we presented four local charities with an impressive amount of much-needed donations. Since the Women’s Pavilion at St. Mark’s Hospital was opened in 2001, more than 43,000 babies have been delivered. Our caring and compassionate staff wanted [...]

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