10 Ways an App Can Help Utahns Manage Their Health

By Intermountain Healthcare
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Intermountain Healthcare has developed a free new mobile app, called “Intermountain Health Hub,” which is an all-in-one tool that makes managing healthcare easier. It gives users many different features designed to simplify their entire healthcare experience, including the ability to access their medical records while on the go. Check out all these great features.

6 Tips for a Safer Summer

By Jason M Carlton
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Every year, the trauma team at Intermountain Medical Center see numerous injuries, many of which can be avoided. Jody Carter, acute care nurse practitioner with the trauma program, appeared on ABC4 Utah to discuss 6 simple, yet potentially life-saving tips as Memorial Day Weekend marks the official start to fun in the sun. 

Deep Brain Stimulation helps Parkinson's patient gain control of his body

By Jason M Carlton
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Reggie, who was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease in 2007, had heard about deep brain stimulation, or DBS, in which neurosurgeons implant electrical leads into the brain. Those leads are then connected to a small device called a neurostimulator, placed in the patient’s chest, which gives off electrical pulses that correct the misfirings in the brain that cause Parkinson’s symptoms.