Jason M Carlton

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Plantar fasciitis impacts Utah Jazz rookie Rodney Hood's season

By Jason M Carlton
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Rodney Hood, rookie swingman for the Utah Jazz, returned to the basketball court last week, helping his team beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 94-85. But during Sunday's game against the San Antonio Spurs, Hood re-injured his foot, taking him out of gameplay yet again. Hood has missed more than a dozen games this season because of painful inflammation in his foot, a condition known as plantar fasciitis. Learn more about plantar fasciitis. 

Research identifies new approach to more efficiently diagnose blood clots in lungs of patients over age 50

By Jason M Carlton
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New research from Intermountain Medical Center identifies a new “sliding scale” model used to rule out potentially deadly blood clots in the lungs, known as pulmonary embolisms, is more accurate than current diagnostic methods. 

How Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute brings research results to the patient

By Jason M Carlton
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Physicians and researchers from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute are presenting 21 original research projects at the 2014 American Heart Association Scientific Session in Chicago. Learn how research questions are born, cultivated and implemented to improve patient outcomes.