Treating Eating Disorders with Multidisciplinary Team Care

By Intermountain Healthcare
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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. 


Men, Women & Matters of the Heart

By Intermountain Healthcare
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A quick look at statistics makes it seem as though heart disease (including coronary artery disease, heart attack and stroke) is a far more serious problem for men than women. But that’s not quite true. Overall, men are more likely to get heart disease at a younger age and more men die of heart disease than women – but women with heart disease tend to be sicker. A woman’s unique vulnerability to heart disease is the focus of many new research studies.

5 Ways to Get More Sleep

By Brad Gillman
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Sleeping problems are frustrating and can have a negative effect on your mind and your body. Research shows that a lack of sleep can contribute to obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and risk for strokes. It’s important to rest your body and mind. To see the daily recommendations or learn more about the importance of sleep, visit the Intermountain LiVe Well site.