Utah Moms Share How They LiVe Well and Feel Healthy

By Jason M Carlton
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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.

Heart-healthy Recipe: Ginger Lime Chicken Skewers

By Kary Woodruff
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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. 

Helping the Healing Process with Breast Reconstruction

By Christopher Shale MD

Dealing with a diagnosis of cancer is always an incredibly traumatic ordeal for the patient and their family. Breast cancer can be even more stressful because of the visible nature of the disease. Having to deal with the emotional stress of being diagnosed with breast cancer on top of the changes in appearance that are associated with the treatment can be difficult to cope with.

5 Exercises to Stay Active at Your Desk Job

By Meagan Kline
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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.