Heart Experts Travel to Chicago to Present Innovative Research to Enhance Patient Care

By Jeffrey L. Anderson, M.D.
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Thousands of heart researchers from around the nation will be gathering in Chicago for the 2014 American Heart Association Scientific Session conference. It’s an opportunity for heart experts and researchers to share and exchange information that will improve patient outcomes. Members of the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute team are making final preparations to present some of the research we have been working on, some for several years.

Research Seeks to Prevent Preterm Labor

By Intermountain Healthcare
Working to Prevent Preterm Labor

Each year in the United States, 1 in 8 babies is born prematurely, and those premature babies have increased risk of health problems throughout their lives. Helen Feltovich, MD, is trying to change that statistic through her research into preterm labor — studying both humans and monkeys.