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.

Tips to Help You Get Through the Wall to Better Health

By Jason M Carlton
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We've all been there. You've dedicated yourself to improving your health and things are going great. Until you hit the proverbial wall that you just can't seem to get through. Maybe it's a weight goal that you just can't reach, or a run that you just can't do fast enough. Some of the My Heart Challenge: Play at Home Edition contestants share their advice on how to get over the wall and not give up on better health. 

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

By Jason M Carlton
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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
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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.