Tips to Prevent Injuries from Fireworks this July

By Intermountain Trauma Group
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July is synonymous with fireworks and fun. In Utah, there are two opportunities to enjoy the "rocket's red glare" with the Fourth and 24th of July holidays. During these exciting times, it is crucial to practice firework safety in order to protect, not only yourself, but your family and friends as well.

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. ​

#GoRedLiveWell and Fight Heart Disease

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer combined, according to the American Heart Association. The #GoRedLiveWell project will help raise awareness of the disease and encourage all women to fight against heart disease. 

Avoid Falling for Grocery Store Food Traps

By Ali Spencer, RD
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We’re all trying to be healthier and most of us seek out healthier foods in the grocery stores. Unfortunately, marketers hone in on key ingredients to maketheir products sound healthier, and more alluring at our expense. Watch out for these traps when you’re shopping and read your food labels to ensure you are getting what you think you are.

Proper Use of Antibiotics can Keep Your Family Safe from "SuperBugs"

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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Bacteria are an important part of the body’s normal digestive track. But when those bacteria grow out of control and enter other areas of the body, they can cause serious infections. If the bacteria become resistant to antibiotic treatment, they become what is known as a ‘Superbug’, which is life-threatening.