Picking the Freshest Fruit and Vegetables

By Mary Brown
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Most fruits and vegetables are not grown all year round. They are grown in their most fruitful season then frozen, stored and sold as needed. This can cause a lowering of freshness and flavor, especially when the season of freshest produce has been a while. For example have you ever bought a tomato in the spring time, only to bite into it and taste a watery, grainy tomato? Tomatoes are freshest in the summertime, usually late summer.

16-minute Exercise Circuit for the Busy Parent (and everyone else, too)

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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Parents are asked to do many things, especially with young kids at home. These demands make it challenging to find the time to get in some heart-healthy exercises. Follow this quick 16-minute exercise circuit you can do at home before your kids wake up.

Intermountain Precision Genomics and Stanford Genome Technology Center Form Clinical Genomics Partnership

By Intermountain Healthcare
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Intermountain Healthcare and the Stanford Genome Technology Center (SGTC) have established a new collaborative research program that sets the stage for scientific advances in precision health and medicine.

Community Protection: Winning the Vector Battle

By Tamara Sheffield, MD
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You’ve probably heard the phrase from the recent Hunger Games movie, “May the odds be ever in your favor”. Well, we are going to talk about how to beat the odds when it comes to preventing deadly infectious diseases by using vaccines as a barrier to protect yourself against our common enemy, the “Vector”. 

Shots Aren't Fun, but Tdap Should Be Done Every Pregnancy

By Lance Madigan
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Pertussis – also called whooping cough, or the “hundred day cough” – is a disease that can cause a lingering, gut wrenching  cough in children, teens and adults. In infants that can’t start vaccinations until they are two months old – pertussis can be deadly.

Marathon Season: Here are some training tips to keep you in the race

By Tim Beery
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The weather is warming, the cherry blossoms are falling from the trees and spring has sprung across the beehive state. With warm temperatures and stunning natural beauty, Utah is a hotbed for spring and summertime races and relays. Trail runs, marathons, half-marathons and relays keep the Wasatch Front active during the warm months and any physically taxing race requires training to perform your best, but training too hard too quickly can lead to injuries.