Jason M Carlton

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Utah's First Implant of Non-surgical Leadless Cardiac Pacemaker

By Jason M Carlton
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Cardiologists at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute have made Utah medical history as doctors implanted the Intermountain West’s first non-surgical, leadless cardiac pacemaker to treat a Logan woman who suffers from atrial fibrillation.

Simple Ways to Get 10,000 Daily Steps

By Jason M Carlton
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The recommended daily goal is 10,000 steps. But that can be a challenge to hit every single day. The My Heart Challenge: Play at Home contestants shared what they do to try and increase their daily steps total. What ideas can you implement that work for you?

Firefighter Goes 'Cold Turkey' on Sodas and Energy Drinks

By Jason M Carlton
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It's not easy to make lifestyle changes in an effort to become more heart healthy. One of the 15 firefighters competing in the 2014 My Heart Challenge has gone 'Cold Turkey' on sodas and energy drinks, and nearly three weeks into the challenge is doing great. Though he admits to still craving that liquid sugar. Check out how David Larsen from South Salt Lake Fire Department is changing for the better.