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Healthy Habits for the New Year

Canyon View Medical Group Provider, John Taylor, MD; talks about how to create healthy habits and then how to keep them a part of your life. The presentation was given January 2019 in Springville, Utah as part of the Community Health Seminar Series.

The Dreaded Pap Smear – Why It’s Important.

There are fewer preventative visits a woman detests more than the dreaded Pap smear (a close second is most likely a mammogram, and third would likely be that “puff of air” into your eyes). So, you are in good company when you groan after remembering today is “that wellness visit.” With that said, let's discuss why we put you through this emotional and physical discomfort.

Avoiding and/or Treating Diabetes

Years ago, I had a gentleman come into my office not feeling well. He couldn’t figure out what was going on, but he knew something was wrong and couldn’t explain his severe fatigue. After running some blood tests it was determined he had type 2 diabetes and his sugar levels were very elevated. Talking further...
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When Should I Get A Mammogram?

Many of us know a loved one diagnosed with cancer. It can be life-changing and terrifying to receive that news. While cancer is one of the top causes of death in our country, the good news is that you have the power to change the odds through cancer screenings, such as mammograms. What age should...
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Improving Depression

Depression is a common condition that affects approximately 10% of adults in the United States each year. Symptoms extend beyond a depressed mood. People experiencing depression are also likely to have symptoms of fatigue, sleep disturbances, difficulties with concentration, and changes in appetite. Withdrawal from interests or activities is also common. Many people with depression...
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