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What are the REAL Side Effects of Geodon??

As y’all know, I am a former Bipolar Disorder patient who has been on several medicines in an attempt to control my symptoms. One of the WORST medications I was ever prescribed is Geodon (I stated taking the 20mg and maxed out on 40mg). 516 more words


Roy City gets “facelift” in hope of growth

Story and slideshow by BRITTNI STRICKLAND

Visit the city of Roy and meet some local business owners.

Roy City, populated with 37,733 individuals, is commonly known for its strong community and hometown feel, which can be especially found in local businesses in the area. 1,109 more words

Utah's Economy

On autism and vaccines.

Let’s get one thing out of the way first, shall we?  Vaccines don’t cause autism.  If you’ve got a kid with a standard operating immune system, you oughta get that sucker vaccinated.  1,768 more words

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Change is hard

A common misconception when it comes to dealing with health or medical issues is that if there is a problem, there is also a drug to fix it. 852 more words

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Medicare Payment Formula Finally Changed - Win or Loss?

Congress passed a  law in 1977 linking Medicare payments for physician services to growth in the economy.  Because it failed to take into account inflation and other factors, Congress has had to act 17 times to prevents cuts to physician pay under the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula. 254 more words


Begin Again

It’s been a while. My words, somehow, feel unnatural—strangers again to my fingertips. To say that life is passing by in a blur is to belittle such a cunning thing.

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“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” – Ernest Hemingway

When I started medical school the end goal was always clear – to become a doctor. Obviously. However with finals looming ever closer it sometimes gets difficult to remember why this was what I wanted to do in the first place. 168 more words