Getting Vitamin D during the dead of winter

By John D Day MD
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The noon-day sun is the number one source of our vitamin D. But in the dead of winter it's too cold to go outside, the sun is too low in the sky, and these inversions block out the sun's rays. As a heart rhythm specialist at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute, here's why vitamin D matters, and how you can get it during the winter season.​​​​

Principal organizes Wacky Walk-a-thon to inspire others

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When Sally Sansom at East Midvale Elementary learned she would be part of the 2013 My Heart Challenge, she found ways to implement activity into already planned events. She added a Dr. Seuss-themed Wacky Walk-a-thon to her school's Read-a-thon and the results are very entertaining. Take a look.​

Watch students perform "Be Heart Smart" song

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​During the kick-off of the 2013 My Heart Challenge, the student choir from St. Vincent de Paul School captured the entire crowd with an amazing performance of "Be Heart Smart" - a song full of messages about ways to be heart healthy. This may be the cutest video you watch all week.