October 2015

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  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Patient Age Matters

    Oct 27, 2015

    Hodgkin’s Lymphoma is considered to be a very curable and treatable form of cancer. That’s why it was shocking when it was announced Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders passed away after battling the illness since earlier this summer. ... Read more

  • Death by Bacon? Not Likely.

    Oct 26, 2015

    Today, while most people were eating their breakfasts, the World Health Organization released findings that processed meats – things like the bacon and sausage many were cooking – should be classified in the same category as carcinogens like cigarettes. ... Read more

  • Changing Mammogram Guidelines: What They Mean

    Oct 23, 2015

    You may have heard news about new mammogram guidelines published by the American Cancer Society (ACS) this week. ... Read more

  • Teal for Treats

    Oct 22, 2015

    How can you protect a child with food allergies on Halloween? Look for the color teal. ... Read more

  • Talking to Kids About Trauma

    Oct 21, 2015

    Why is my dad not waking up? What are these machines for? Can I touch my dad? Children can have many questions when someone they love suffers a traumatic injury. It is unlikely they can process that a parent or sibling is fighting to survive or understand every detail of their medical care. ... Read more

  • The Meaning of Many Moles

    Oct 19, 2015

    There may be a new way to identify an increased risk of skin cancer and all it takes is rolling up your sleeve. ... Read more

  • Fight Breast Cancer With These Foods

    Oct 16, 2015

    What you eat could help decrease your risk for breast cancer. ... Read more

  • Is Your Job Increasing Your Risk for Stroke?

    Oct 15, 2015

    Work stress causes many problems in life and a new analysis of several studies shows it could also lead to an increased risk of stroke. ... Read more

  • The Threat of MRSA in Sports

    Oct 13, 2015

    NFL players know there is a possibility they can get hurt when they step on to the field. Giants player Daniel Fells learned there are dangers lurking in the locker room as well. ... Read more

  • The Bra Truth

    Oct 13, 2015

    Most women wear them. What do you really know about them though? ... Read more

  • Rabid Sports Fandom Can Make You Healthier

    Oct 09, 2015

    Do people tell you that you take your sports fandom too far? That it’s “only a game”? There may be more positive benefits to being a devoted sports fan than many people realize. Check out these reasons why your dedication to your team makes you healthier. ... Read more

  • Breast Cancer: 1 in 8 Will Be Diagnosed | Breast Assured

    Oct 08, 2015

    One in eight women will face breast cancer in their lives. Early detection and prevention can make a huge difference, however. When was your last mammogram?... Read more

  • Death by Touchdown?

    Oct 08, 2015

    For some, a suspenseful game can lead to heart attack. ... Read more

  • Surviving GameDay

    Oct 07, 2015

    It’s the early morning party that heralds the biggest match up of the week in college football – and this week ESPN’s College GameDay is taking place right here in Salt Lake City. Hundreds of Utes are expected to pack President’s Circle to see if Lee Corso puts on Swoop’s costume as his pick, or what sign wins the “sign up for game day” challenge. While lots of fun is sure to be had, there are some risks involved. Take care to avoid these five potential injuries. ... Read more

  • Could Your Child Have ADHD?

    Oct 05, 2015

    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is the most commonly diagnosed behavior disorder of children in the U.S. Could your child have ADHD? Be on the lookout for these behaviors.... Read more

  • Breast Cancer Stats and Facts | Breast Assured

    Oct 05, 2015

    Odds are that you know someone who has been affected by breast cancer, but do you know what you can do to prevent it? ... Read more

  • Salud del Seno y Usted | Breast Assured

    Oct 05, 2015

    En Estados Unidos el cáncer de seno (o cáncer de mama) es el cáncer más comúnmente diagnosticado entre las mujeres. Es la segunda causa principal de muerte por cáncer entre las mujeres. Existe una probabilidad aproximada de 1 en 8 de que una mujer tenga cáncer de seno invasivo durante su vida.... Read more

  • Breast Health Self-Exams & You | Breast Assured

    Oct 01, 2015

    One in eight women will face breast cancer in their lives. Early detection and prevention can make a huge difference, however. To help you out, we’ve created this guide with directions on how to do your monthly breast self-exam. ... Read more

  • 4 Recipes for Pumpkin Lovers

    Sep 30, 2015

    Fall is in the air, and pumpkins are decorating front porches all over Salt Lake City. But these fruits (yes, fruits!) are good for much more than jack-o'-lanterns. Here are four pumpkin recipes to try.... Read more