Parkinson's Disease: Symptoms and Treatments

By Jason M Carlton
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Robin Williams’ wife, Susan Schneider, recently revealed that her husband was not only battling depression and anxiety, but also the early stages of Parkinson’s disease. While there is no cure for this degenerative disease, there are treatments to help control the symptoms associated with the disease. 

Protect your family: Install carbon monoxide alarms

By Jason M Carlton
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Earlier this week, news organizations throughout Utah reported on the death of four family members at a home in Idaho from carbon monoxide. It’s a tragic story, and unfortunately it’s a headline we hear multiple times each year. Dr Lindell Weaver, Division Chief and Medical Director of Hyperbaric Medicine at Intermountain Medical Center and LDS Hospital, offers insight into the silent killer and what to look for in a carbon monoxide alarm for your home and place of work. 

Ideas to help you eat more green at St. Patrick's Day (and throughout the year)

By Ali Spencer, RD
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As the color green takes center stage in mid-March for St. Patrick’s Day, consider yourself lucky if you like vegetables, particularly the emerald variety. Nutrition science is increasingly demonstrating the benefits of eating green veggies. 

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.