Tuberculosis 1010 With Dr. Martin-Garg

Tuberculosis 1010 With Dr. Martin-Garg

On this episode of Give’m Health, Dr. Prafulla Garg, Medical Director of the Bear River Health Department, and local Pediatrician discusses the disease Tuberculosis. Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease that is caused by a bacteria that usually attacks the lungs. Not...
Utah Indoor Clean-Air Act

Utah Indoor Clean-Air Act

Passed into law in 1994 to protect people in Utah from the dangers of secondhand smoke. This law has been updated to include vapor, e-cigarettes, and anything that can be vaporized. This law states that you cannot smoke or vape in enclosed places where the public is...
Medication-Assisted Therapy

Medication-Assisted Therapy

The Bear River Health Department offers Medication-Assisted Therapy. This program uses medication as a source to help fight the cravings and withdrawals associated with addiction. When coupled with therapy sessions this program has proven to be very effective for...
New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions

The Bear River Health Department’s Health Officer, Jordan Mathis, talks about how to set a meaningful goal and actually achieve it. Setting small goals are much more likely to lead to success. Focus on the benefit of making healthy changes rather than focusing...
Traveling with Medication

Traveling with Medication

Emily Jewkes, a health educator at the Bear River Health Department, shares some great tips on traveling with medication. It is the time of year when we gather with others and often we forget about medication safety tips. Keep everyone safe and have a healthy holiday...
Preventing Underage Drinking

Preventing Underage Drinking

Annie Parker, Bear River Health Department’s Prevention Coordinator, talks about preventing underage drinking. Annie reminds us that most kids do value their parent’s opinions. There are also a few things that Parent’s Empowered has outlined that can...