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The Truth Behind Weight Loss

  by Gregg R. Luke, B.S., R.Ph., Pharmacist at Cache Valley Community Health Center - North Logan Center Browse through almost any magazine at the supermarket checkout and you will find at least one article on an amazing new diet plan—one guaranteed to work...

Severe Depression

Major Depression is a mood disorder that causes distressing symptoms that affect how you feel think and handle daily activities such as sleeping eating or working.  Symptoms must be present most of the day nearly every day for at least 2 weeks. Other kinds of ...

Depression

Signs and Symptoms  If you have been experiencing some of the following signs and symptoms most of the day, nearly every day, for at least two weeks, you may be suffering from depression. Persistent sad, anxious, or “empty” mood Feelings of hopelessness, or pessimism...

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

CAD is the result of plaque buildup in the walls of the arteries that provide blood to the heart and other areas. Comprised of cholesterol and other substances, plaque sticks to the walls and restricts the flow of blood. Overtime, the plaque builds up inside the...

Heart Attack

Heart Attack According to the American Heart Association, someone in the United States suffers from a heart attack every 42 seconds! A myocardial infarction or heart attack happens when blood flow to the heart muscle is reduced or stopped. One of the main causes of...

Asthma

Respiratory tract impairments are diseases that affect the air passages, including the nasal passage, the bronchi and the lungs. They range from acute infections, such as pneumonia and bronchitis, to chronic conditions such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary...

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Emphysema and chronic bronchitis affects 15.7 million Americans and COPD was the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States in 2014 according to data from Centers from Disease Control and Prevention. The incidence increases with age together with exposure to...

Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that can cause mild to severe life threatening illness in people of all ages. It may be treated with respiratory therapies and medications and can sometimes be prevented with vaccines. According to the Centers for Disease Control...