What to Know About Pregnancy Over Age 35

By Lauren Ahles
Blog-AMA

You may have heard the term “advanced maternal age” or “AMA,” but what does it mean?  A woman who is 35 or older on her due date is considered to be of advanced maternal age. Traditionally, this age has been used to designate a group of women who are at a higher risk of having a child with certain chromosomal disorders like Down syndrome, Trisomy 18, or Trisomy 13.


Hydration: Sports Drinks or Energy Drinks?

By Kary Woodruff
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We are in the heat of the summer – pun intended – so hopefully we are focusing on our hydration. We have discussed important hydration tips in other blog posts, so now let’s address a common question I receive as a sport dietitian – which is better: sports drinks (Gatorade, Powerade, etc.) or energy drinks (Red Bull, Monster, etc.)?

Designing the Hospital of the Future

By Fred Holston
Intermountain Healthcare Transformation Lab

The Intermountain Healthcare Transformation Lab team has been pioneering new technologies to improve patient care for several years. Now the lab will partner with Intermountain’s Alta View Hospital to help bring more of those ideas and inventions to life—tearing down walls and radically rethinking the layout and experience of hospital care.