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Safe Snow Shoveling

Nice Spring weather we're having, right? And while Wyoming is just showing us that winter weather should be expected practically all year round, these late spring snows also mean that they are often heavier and denser than their mid-Winter counterparts. Below we've listed some surefire snow removal techniques that will help your back and heart health as we wait for the last of the snow for awhile!

Ingrown Toenails: A Common Problem

Just the thought of an ingrown toenail probably makes most people want to avoid the subject. But they are a reality of life for most people. Odds are if you haven't had an ingrown toenail yet in your life you will, and by and large all of us will at one point be on the receiving end of this malady. What causes it and how can you treat it? We asked Memorial Hospital of Converse County Podiatrist Dr. Craig Capron about this subject and asked for input on why it happens but also what we can do about it.

Being Well, a Focus On the Whole Patient

It's not too far of a stretch to say, if you get sick, you go to the hospital, right? And for well over a century, that's been the thought process. Hospitals are there for when you are ill. But what if there is a different way to approach your health, a preventative whole body approach that hospitals are looking to in order to not just see patients when they are ill, but to be there and actively involved in the quality of the life of the patient?

Infant Immunization Awareness

Coming home with your baby is one of the most exciting moments for parents. You're now flying solo, in charge of every diaper, learning to feed and what cries mean what need. It's a time where you truly learn who this new person is, and with all of the items sent home from the hospital with new parents one of the most crucial bits of information included is the immunization schedule.

Life In The Lab

The vampires, the blood suckers, takers, testers… They often get met with a bit of anxiety when we see them coming. And it's nothing personal, it's that thing in their hand right? The needle. Well these unspoken heroes of healthcare are called phlebotomists or lab professionals and the entire week of April 23-29 is dedicated to celebrating the contributions they bring to health care.

Plantar Fasciitis - What Is It and How Do You Treat It?

Your feet. They hold up your entire body, day after day. You may not give a great deal of thought to the base of your body… until you begin to experience pain. What many of us may not realize is that at some point in our lives we can develop Plantar Fasciitis.

10 Questions With Ashley Littleton

We asked our own Ashley Littleton 10 Questions all about diet, health, nutrition and why she elected to make this her passion in life! Read on to learn more, and if you have questions about how to proceed with your diet be sure to contact her.

Phytonutrients: Hidden Treasures Helping Our Health

It seems every year there is a new study, article or fad to pay attention to in the nutrition and diet world. True we are still learning quite a bit about how our bodies take in and use food, those same foods effect on our long term health, and wading through previous decades of recommendations that now may not be sage advice. It's a lot to take in. With that in mind though there is a certain buzz word making the rounds that you should pay attention to: Phytonutrients.

STEMI Protocol – Beating the Clock. Saving Lives.

It may begin as a tightness. Your chest, your back, your shoulders, neck and jaw one by one feel like they are tight, full, difficult to move in a way. It can also present as gastro pain, nausea. "It's indigestion." You think. It's something I ate, something didn't agree with me. But it doesn't go away. You feel faint, lightheaded, sweaty. "I'll just sit down and wait for the room to stop spinning."