Heart-healthy Recipe: Ginger Lime Chicken Skewers

By Kary Woodruff

Summertime is the perfect time to grill up dinner - either for a small family dinner or a large neighborhood block party. But it can be challenging to find the heart-healthy option for the grill. Here's a recipe that combines the best of both worlds. 

Utah Moms Share How They LiVe Well and Feel Healthy

By Jason M Carlton

Last May, as the nation celebrated Mother’s Day, 40 Utah moms embarked on a journey to better health after being selected as Play at Home contestants in the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute’s My Heart Challenge: Moms Edition. Nearly two months into the challenge, four of the moms share how the My Heart Challenge has helped them LiVe Well.

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

By Tareq Harb MD

An Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, or AAA, is an abnormal enlargement or bulge in the abdominal section of the aorta, the body’s largest artery that carries blood from the heart to all parts of the body. An aneurysm can cause the aorta to grow to several times its natural size, weakening it, and possibly causing it to rupture.

5 Exercises to Stay Active at Your Desk Job

By Meagan Kline

It can be hard to stay active when your job involves sitting for the majority of the day. It can be even harder if you had a sedentary job and are dealing with lymphedema, as well. Tina Brown, one of the participants in the My Heart Challenge: Mom's Edition, is doing just that.