Forget Fat vs. Thin; Focus on Being Healthy and Active

By Tracy Heiner
Forget Fat Vs. Thin, Remember Healthy vs. Unhealthy

Our whole lives we’ve heard “you can’t judge a book by its cover,” but do we really take it to heart? Our first impression of someone is what we see. If you’re thin we think… healthy; if you’re overweight we think…unhealthy. First impressions aren’t always correct, though. Maybe what’s on the inside really does matter more than what’s on the outside.

Arizona Man Has New Lease on Life Thanks to SynCardia Total Artificial Heart

By Jess Gomez
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Andrew Weaver and his wife, Heather, feared he wouldn’t see their daughter, Haley, grow up because he was dying of heart failure. Instead, Andrew gets to cherish family moments that he would have missed, thanks to the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart that bridged him to a heart transplant and his great medical team at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Murray.

The Ice Bucket Challenge and ALS: What's It All About?

By Intermountain Healthcare
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Your social feeds have been crammed with the Ice Bucket Challenge lately, and you've been properly inundated with hilarious videos of celebs, personalities, and everyone in between pouring buckets of frigid water over their heads in the name of ALS. The campaign has raised over $22.9 million for the ALS Association, an astonishing feat and true testament to the power of social media.

Parents: How to Avoid the Back-to-School Plague

By Jason M Carlton
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), elementary school children get eight to 12 colds or cases of the flue each school year. With year-round school underway in Utah and other schools about to start, here are a few tips to help your kids avoid the Back to School Plague.