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September 2014

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  • Checklist: What's Normal for Newborns?

    Sep 18, 2014

    Is the baby's head supposed to look like that? Should I be worried if she hasn't had a wet diaper in hours? If you're a first-time parent, how do you know what's normal and what's cause for concern? This checklist will help.... Read more

  • 3 Kid-Approved Lunches

    Sep 17, 2014

    Move over PB&J. Here are some quick and easy lunchbox makeovers that the kids are sure to love.... Read more

  • Now Is the Time to Get Your Flu Shot

    Sep 15, 2014

    Flu season could begin as early as October, so the CDC recommends everyone older than 6 months get a flu shot in early fall.... Read more

  • Utah Teens Using Electronic Cigarettes Jeopardize Their Health

    Sep 15, 2014

    Electronic cigarette use is on the rise with Utah teens, who may not be aware of the potential health risks.... Read more

  • The Heart of the Matter

    Sep 15, 2014

    Demands on CEOs can lead to cardiac problems... Read more

  • Do You Have Magic in Your Medicine?

    Sep 12, 2014

    Some medical cures may sound like concoctions out of a Harry Potter story, not from the pharmacist's bench. ... Read more

  • Beware of the Backpack

    Sep 12, 2014

    If your child's backpack contains a small library, consider this: More than 7,300 kids are treated for backpack-related injuries annually. Learn how much weight is too much to carry and tips for lightening the load.... Read more

  • The Truth About Detox Diets

    Sep 11, 2014

    For decades, Americans have tried dieting by substituting liquid for food. From the Master Cleanse to the juice concoctions du jour, they're said to detoxify the body and help you lose weight fast. But do they work, and are they healthy for you? Rick Henriksen, M.D., a family physician at University of Utah Health Care explains.... Read more

  • The Cost of the Flu

    Sep 11, 2014

    Can You Afford to Lose $10.4 Billion This Year?... Read more

  • Sleep Drunk

    Sep 09, 2014

    What does it mean to be "sleep drunk?"... Read more

  • The Truth About Eye Whitening

    Sep 09, 2014

    Red eyes may be caused by anything from a poor night¿s sleep to a more serious medical condition. Beyond that, they're just plain annoying. ... Read more

  • Best Way to Brush Your Teeth

    Sep 08, 2014

    The American Dental Association recommends the Bass technique. Find out how to do it properly.... Read more

  • You're Probably Still Eating Trans Fat

    Sep 08, 2014

    You may be shocked to learn that trans fat still lurks in U.S. food products, even those labeled "No trans fat."... Read more

  • The Uncommon Cold

    Sep 08, 2014

    Back to school season normally brings with it a slew of sniffles and sneezes. This year, though, doctors aren't just seeing the typical symptoms treated with Tylenol and a good night's rest, but rather illnesses requiring hospitalizations and some stays in the ICU. ... Read more

  • 4 Ways to Bounce Safer

    Sep 02, 2014

    It's fun, burns calories, and encourages kids to go outside and get fresh air. But jumping on a trampoline can pose an injury risk. Learn how to keep your kids safer.... Read more

  • How Does Fair Food Fare?

    Sep 02, 2014

    With the Utah State Fair just around the corner, you may have visions of funnel cake dancing in your head. Push pause on that fantasy right now. Here is a break down of calories and fat in fair foods.... Read more