5 Heart Numbers Everyone Should Know

By John D Day MD
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People do not realize how important their health is until they lose it. The key is to first get educated and then to take action. As a cardiologist at the Intermountain Heart Institute, I see many patients who don’t realize they can control certain factors of heart disease. At least 75% of heart conditions are totally preventable! Here are five numbers that everyone should know and work to maintain the recommended goals.

Challenges of changing to a healthier lifestyle

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Many people make New Years Resolutions, but not many of them are able to carry them throughout the year for one reason or another. The challenges people face when trying to make those healthier choices can sometimes put the brakes on success. But as the My Heart Challenge participants reported in this week, they shared their biggest challenge with the competition so far. We have complete faith in the 15 school principals and their ability to overcome their challenges - because they have great support from students, faculty, staff, family and friends. 

If the Shoe Fits - Select the Best Shoe for You

By Dan Fey

If the shoe fits…It’s a phrase that we hear time and again throughout life. But how do we know if the shoe really fits? One of the trickiest things we are faced with is picking out running shoes. Does it look cool, is it light weight, does it allow my foot to breathe and does it feel good when I run? These are a few questions we need to address when purchasing a shoe.​