Jason M Carlton

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.

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

By Jason M Carlton

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.  

Eradicating Hepatitis C: New Research Points to a Cure for this Deadly Disease

By Jason M Carlton

More than three million Americans and nearly 200 million people worldwide are infected with hepatitis C, a deadly virus that affects the liver. The good news is that hepatitis C is now curable, meaning that after treatment, the virus no longer exists in a person.

Senior Safety: Fall by Former President George H.W. Bush Highlights Dangers for Seniors

By Jason M Carlton

Former President George H.W. Bush was recently hospitalized with a neck injury following a fall in his Maine home — and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, he’s not alone. In 2013, 2.5 million nonfatal falls among older adults were treated in emergency departments nationwide.