The Art and Science of Weight Loss

By Liz Joy, MD, MPH

Unhealthy dietary intake and inadequate physical activity are the foundation of many chronic diseases that plague the human race. These behaviors have their roots firmly planted in a society that has increasingly engineered physical activity out of our lives, and made available food that is high in fat and calories. The combination has turned deadly for our society, but learn how you can make a lifestyle change for the better.

5 Tips to Break up Meal-time Boredom

By Kary Woodruff

If you are trying to eat healthier, but are getting bored with the same meal of chicken, broccoli and brown rice, then maybe it's time to change things up. Here are five ways you can bust through the meal time boredom and give your taste buds something healthy to crave. 

5 Ways to Creatively Combat Summer Boredom

By Rebecca Nelson

Children eagerly await summer as the school year draws to an end. It doesn’t take long before the excitement of summer vacation fades, and the inevitable phrase “I’m so bored” takes its place.  You might have even heard these words already.  Boredom can be a common theme as children and teens move from their structured school days into summer vacation.

Intermountain Moms Winter Fun Staycation Giveaway

By Intermountain Healthcare

Need a short getaway? Enter Intermountain Moms’ Winter Fun Staycation Giveaway, where you could win a weekend adventure in Park City, Utah! Prize includes an overnight stay at Marriott’s Mountainside Resort in Park City, a winter activity pass to Rocky Mountain Recreation of Utah, and dinner at the Cheesecake Factory!

Deep Brain Stimulation helps Parkinson's patient gain control of his body

By Jason M Carlton

Reggie, who was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease in 2007, had heard about deep brain stimulation, or DBS, in which neurosurgeons implant electrical leads into the brain. Those leads are then connected to a small device called a neurostimulator, placed in the patient’s chest, which gives off electrical pulses that correct the misfirings in the brain that cause Parkinson’s symptoms.