Jason M Carlton

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Jason M. Carlton, APR, is a social media/traditional media manager with the Intermountain Healthcare hospitals in the Salt Lake Valley, which include Intermountain Medical Center, LDS Hospital, Alta View Hospital, Riverton Hospital and TOSH – The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital. Find him on Twitter at @jasonmcarlton.

Traveling Long Distances Increases Your Risk of Developing a Deadly Blood Clot

By Jason M Carlton
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More people die from blood clots in the lungs than from breast cancer, prostate cancer, HIV/AIDS, and motor vehicle accidents combined. If you plan to travel long distances this summer, either by plane, train or car, you may be at increased risk to develop a deadly blood clot.

Heart-healthy Change is a Life-long Roller Coaster Ride: Enjoy the Journey

By Jason M Carlton
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Making heart-healthy changes in your life isn’t always easy. It can be a roller coaster ride throughout your life. Some Utah moms have been competing in a 100-day challenge to improve their heart health, and with two weeks to go, they sum up what their experience has been like.  

Utah Mom Completes 14 Hikes in 100 Days to Improve Her Heart Health

By Jason M Carlton
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Hiking is a great way to get outdoors, stay active, and keep (or regain) a healthy and happy heart. Heather Lee, one of 15 moms competing to be more heart healthy, set a personal goal and was excited to have recently completed it. Here's her story.