Under Christmas trees all over Utah, smart phones, tablets, and gaming devices are wrapped up in festive paper waiting to light up the faces of children everywhere—literally.
On Saturday, December 10 at 9am, Ogden Clinic doctors and employees took more than 70 children in need this holiday season, to shop for their Christmas list at the Riverdale SuperTarget.
‘Tis the Season. The season where “Have a holly, jolly” squares off versus, “Bah! Humbug!” Sometimes, the “most wonderful time of the year” is not the merriest time of the year for many Americans.
South Ogden now has access to expanded medical services thanks to the new partnership between South Ogden Center for Family Medicine and Ogden Clinic. South Ogden Center for Family Medicine has been renamed Ogden Clinic | South Ogden Family Medicine, effective December 5.
Everyone experiences health challenges at times — an ache or pain that we think might eventually go away, a difference in our digestive tract, or something else that doesn’t “seem normal.”
Benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH is medical jargon for an enlarged prostate and the symptoms that accompany this diagnosis. As men increase in age, they can have an increase in the amount of prostate tissue and in the tone or rigidity of the tissue. These changes may result in urinary symptoms that decrease quality of life. Unfortunately, one study has shown that up to 90 percent of men between the ages of 45 and 80 years old will suffer some type of urinary dysfunction — and many of these are because of prostate enlargement.
November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month and while stomach cancer is on the decline in America, it is the fifth most common malignancy in the world. Dr. Josh Vandersteen, Gastroenterologist at our Ridgeline location discussed some FAQs about stomach cancer this month.
In 2013, Angelina Jolie announced her decision to have a double mastectomy at age 37.
Most people endure some form of chronic pain at one point or another in their lifetime. For many, it may be tempting to seek relief in the form of prescription medication. However, prescription medications provide only temporary relief, and often carry the risk of dependency.
No matter what your stance is on vaccines, the truth of the matter is this: vaccines are important in decreasing the most vaccine-preventable childhood diseases. Dr. Darek Eggleston with the Ogden Clinic discusses the importance of vaccines and other common questions parents have about them. Why are vaccinations important? Vaccinations protect your child against serious diseases by stimulating the immune system to create antibodies against certain bacteria or viruses. What diseases do vaccines protect against? Immunizing your child with vaccines protects against serious diseases like measles, whooping cough, polio, meningococcal disease, tetanus, rotavirus, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, chickenpox, influenza and more.