Protect Yourself from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning This Winter

By Lindell Weaver MD
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As the cooler weather approaches and winter’s chilly days and nights loom, more people are turning on their furnace for the first time. With that change, hospitals usually see an increase in the number of people who are poisoned by carbon monoxide due to faulty furnaces, using equipment or engines indoors, or limiting outside ventilation.  


Heart Experts Travel to Chicago to Present Innovative Research to Enhance Patient Care

By Jeffrey L. Anderson, M.D.
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Thousands of heart researchers from around the nation will be gathering in Chicago for the 2014 American Heart Association Scientific Session conference. It’s an opportunity for heart experts and researchers to share and exchange information that will improve patient outcomes. Members of the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute team are making final preparations to present some of the research we have been working on, some for several years.

How can I eat healthier at home?

By Kary Woodruff
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As a dietitian I get asked a lot of questions about what people should eat or not eat. I often get asked about certain fad diets to know if they really work. With National Eating Healthy Day tomorrow (Nov. 5, 2014), I wanted to take a few minutes and provide answers to the five most common questions I get asked by patients, friends and family.