Category Archives: Utah Health

Tips for Finding a Primary Care Physician

Selecting a primary care physician (PCP) is a pivotal first step toward managing your overall health. When addressing basic health care needs, primary care physicians can be the first point of contact. Access to primary care physicians lowers the risk of dying of cancer, heart disease and stroke, according to the International Journal of Health […]

Springtime Safety Tips from Catherine Carter, FNP-C

It doesn’t matter how mild or fierce winter is, the first signs of spring bring an increase in activity in our community. Whether we are working in our yards, sprucing up our homes, or participating in an outdoor sport, everyone seems to be busy doing something. I’d like to say a quick word about being […]

Flu Season is Here!

Flu Season 2017 is here! Flu season officially started October 1 2017. Since then there have been 80 people hospitalized for Influenza in the state. The age group most affected is 50+. As expected there have been increased reports of Influenza activity since Thanksgiving. There is a lot in life we have limited control of, […]

Prostate Cancer Awareness: How to Recognize the Signs and Symptoms

Prostate cancer is the second most common form of cancer in American men, with one in seven being diagnosed during his lifetime. The American Cancer Society estimates that this year alone, more than 161,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and join the nearly 2.9 million American men who have battled or are currently […]

Don’t Let Summer Heat Ruin Fall Marathon Prep

Runners training for fall marathons should recognize signs of heat-related illness and seek treatment immediately. October is one of the most popular months for marathons with more than 200 scheduled in the U.S. this year alone, according to And while this means cooler temperatures during the race, runners are training now in the summer […]

Summertime Health and Safety

By Catherine Carter, FNP Urgent Care at Stansbury Springs After being cooped up all winter it’s nice to start spending time outdoors. Here are a few things to keep in mind as we head outside: BE MOSQUITO SAVVY: Mosquitoes are known to transmit West Nile, Zika, and other viruses that can cause serious illness. Mosquito […]

What to Expect as Allergy Season Begins

The start of spring brings warmer weather, blooming plants and – unfortunately for more than 50 million people in the United States who suffer from nasal allergies – it also signifies the start of allergy season. Allergies are the fifth-leading cause of chronic disease in the U.S. and cost the health care system an estimated […]

Simple Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Heart

American Heart Month: Tips for maintaining a healthy heart from Russell Davis, FNP at Stansbury Springs Health Center Americans are more informed than ever about the prevalence of heart disease in the United States. Claiming more than one million lives annually, heart disease, including stroke, heart attack and other types of cardiovascular disease, is the […]

Flu and Cold Season

With the Holiday here, we are reminded of another annual event: the beginning of cold and flu season. There may be a lot in life that we have limited control over, but we can control our immunity against influenza. The flu vaccine is an important vaccine for everyone who is eligible to receive it annually. It […]

Wrap Up 2016 with Year-End Health Savings

Every year as the ball drops and a new year begins, millions of Americans promise themselves they are going to start leading healthier lives. But why not get a head start now, and save on your healthcare spending at the same time? Now is the time to check to see if you’ve met your health […]