September 19, 2019

“Mayo Clinic expert addresses vaping concerns”

“ROCHESTER, Minn. — With possible vaping-related deaths dominating news headlines, there is an increased concern on its effects and associated lung illnesses. Health officials are worried […]
September 10, 2019

InterMountain is pleased to welcome Dr. Scott Christensen. Now accepting new patients.

Dr. Scott Christensen completed his undergraduate studies at Utah State University in 2003. He then attended the Uniformed Services University School of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland […]
August 21, 2019

“Sports physicals, injury prevention and training – what you need to know”

“by Jessica Brewer and Joe DeLeo, LMH Health” “With the school year right around the corner, many student-athletes preparing for the upcoming season and are required […]
August 14, 2019

“Study finds link between long-term exposure to air pollution and emphysema”

“Findings might explain why some people who never smoked develop lung disease.“ “Long-term exposure to air pollution was linked to increases in emphysema between 2000 and […]
March 22, 2018

Restless legs syndrome in kids

“Does your child toss and turn at night, and have trouble sleeping? It might be restless legs syndrome.” “Dr. Suresh Kotagal, a Mayo Clinic pediatric neurologist […]
March 5, 2018

Obesity in Young Kids on the Rise

“New data published in Pediatrics reveals an alarming trend in childhood obesity in the U.S. The data shows an increase in obesity for kids age 2–5 from about 9 […]
December 11, 2017

Does your child have a sore throat?

“Is your child complaining of a dry and itchy throat? He or she may have a sore throat caused by a viral infection.” “’Sore throats are […]
October 31, 2017

October is SIDS Awareness Month

“Ways To Reduce the Risk of SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Causes of Infant Death” “Research shows that there are several ways to reduce the risk of […]
August 23, 2017

Schooling kids on hand-washing

“‘Back-to-school time is an important [opportunity] to talk to your kids about good hand hygiene,’ says Dr. Alva Roche Green, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician.  According to the Centers […]
April 21, 2017
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CDC Study Finds Flu Vaccine Saves Children’s Lives

CDC Study Finds Flu Vaccine Saves Children’s Lives “A new CDC study published today in Pediatrics is the first of its kind to show that flu […]