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.

Parkinson's Disease: Symptoms and Treatments

By Jason M Carlton

Robin Williams’ wife, Susan Schneider, recently revealed that her husband was not only battling depression and anxiety, but also the early stages of Parkinson’s disease. While there is no cure for this degenerative disease, there are treatments to help control the symptoms associated with the disease. 

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.

Pros and Cons of the 7 Minute Workout

By Spencer Richards

This New York Times article reports on a seven-minute workout designed for significant health benefits through high-intensity circuit training (HICT) workouts. This is not the first time we’ve read about such a workout, so we decided to share some thoughts on this one—both our own thoughts and those of the original authors in the American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Journal. ​