Tele-Critical Care Saving Lives and Lowering Costs

By Brad Gillman

Can wiring two groups of doctors hundreds of miles away work to save lives? mHealth Intelligence, an online mobile health news provider, looked at how Intermountain embraced telehealth to link rural communities to better care. The article features William Beninati, MD, Intermountain’s medical director for Critical Care Telehealth.

Swimming and Ear Tubes

By Breklyn Morgan

When your child gets ear tubes put in, you expect relief – no more ear infections, drainage or pain. “Ear tubes are designed to equalize ear pressure, prevent fluid from accumulating in the ears, and likely reduce or eliminate ear infections,” states Salt Lake Clinic Otolaryngologist Dr. Todd Child. However, in some cases children experience pain during swimming and pressure changes even after having tubes. “Issues post-ear tubes seem to be more common with older kids rather than toddlers,” he adds.

Eat This Over That – A Better Way to Satisfy Summer Cravings

By Ethan Shumway
Eat this over that – A better way to satisfy summer cravings

Summer. It’s filled with fun activities in the sun, fireworks and, you guessed it, food. But, left unchecked, you can walk away from that neighborhood pool party with a little more in the belly and on the hips than you care to sport in a bathing suit. A few simple changes to your favorite summertime foods can help you enjoy more and eat better.