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Tender Mercy Angels donates to St. Mark’s angel babies

As a sewing machine appropriately hums in the background, Melody Penrod speaks tenderly about Tender Mercy Angels, a non-profit organization she began that donates baby burial clothes to Utah hospitals. Each tiny, one-of-a-kind baby burial dress or tuxedo is handmade from donated wedding dresses. The intricate and delicate designs involve beadwork, lace and the finest [...]

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How To Cope When Holiday Stress Becomes A Health Issue

It’s a month before the holidays. Even though you started your shopping early, you still find yourself at the department store, fighting over that last Lego set or iWhatever you were hoping to get for your kid. You can feel your adrenaline pumping into overdrive and your blood pressure skyrocketing, but you don’t have time [...]

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Seasonal Affective Disorder: What Do You Know About The Winter Blues?

Have you ever noticed how a wave of sadness and moodiness starts to creep up on you around September or October each year and diminishes by April or May? Well, it’s not all in your head. You may be experiencing a mood disorder known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which affects about 4 to 6% [...]

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Male Infertility Support: Your Top 6 Questions Answered

If you’ve been having trouble getting pregnant, and it has been more than a year of trying naturally, then you may be struggling with infertility. As a couple having difficulty getting pregnant, it can seem like you’re the only ones in the world struggling with fertility issues. Friends are constantly posting pregnancy news or baby [...]

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A Trip to the ER is No Treat

Did you know? Halloween had the fifth highest number of ER visits involving children. Out of eight holidays, Halloween had the fifth highest number of ER visits involving children aged 18 years and younger, according to 2007-2013 data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System. We want your little ones to stay safe this fall, because an [...]

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