5 Things You Should Do Before Delivery

By Collin Searle
PregnancyPrep

When you first get pregnant, it seems like 9 months is FOREVER. Sharing in the love of a new little bundle of joy is exciting and all you can think about is holding that baby in your arms. But before you know it, you have your baby showers behind you and just a big belly in the front, with your due date around the corner. Check out our list of To Do’s that you’ll want to do BEFORE that new baby enters the world.

Treating Eating Disorders with Multidisciplinary Team Care

By Intermountain Healthcare
EatingDisorder


February 21 – 27 is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.  Up to 10 million females and 1 million males suffer from anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa in the United States, and many more struggle with binge eating disorder.  Given the secretive nature and denial surrounding eating disorders, these numbers likely under-represent the total number affected in the United States. 


Utah #7 in America's Health Rankings for 2015

By Brad Gillman
BikeMoab

Utah was rated as the seventh healthiest state in America’s Health Rankings. Utah dropped two spots from last year when the state ranked fifth on the list. The rankings are produced from a partnership by the United Health Foundation, American Public Health Association as well as the Partnership for Prevention.


White House Invites Intermountain Healthcare to Precision Medicine Summit

By Intermountain Healthcare
white house


Intermountain Leaders to Meet with President Obama in Washington D.C. on Thursday and Vice President Biden on Friday in Salt Lake City for Cancer Discussions

Intermountain Healthcare has been invited this Thursday, February 25, to the White House Precision Medicine Initiative Summit. The event, which includes an address by President Barack Obama, will bring together a small group of leaders from the federal government, private sector, academia, research organizations, and health provider organizations such as Intermountain.  The initiative’s goal is to transform the way health is improved and disease is treated.

Precision medicine is an innovative approach that takes individual differences in genetics, environments, and lifestyles and gives medical professionals the resources to specifically identify treatments and target illnesses of each patient.

Intermountain will be represented at the White House Summit by Lincoln Nadauld, MD, PhD, executive director of Intermountain Precision Genomics, which focuses on the treatment of cancer.

The summit will be webcast live at www.whitehouse.gov/live.