Jess Gomez

Jess Gomez

Jess Gomez is director of media relations with Intermountain Healthcare's 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 @Jess_Intermtn.

15 Firefighters compete for better heart health

By Jess Gomez
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They battle fires, save lives and make our communities safe. Now, 15 firefighters from seven Salt Lake County fire agencies will be put to the ultimate test: A three-month challenge to see who can make the most improvements in their heart health and win the 2014 My Heart Challenge.

15 Busy Utah Moms Kick Off Their 100-Day Journey to Better Health

By Jess Gomez
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Mother's Day was extra special this year for 15 Utah moms selected to compete in the 2015 My Heart Challenge: Moms Edition, in which they will spend the next 100 days working with experts from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute to become more fit and heart healthy.

Fasting and Diabetes: Can One Prevent The Other?

By Jess Gomez

Researchers at the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah, found that fasting reduces cholesterol levels in pre-diabetic people over extended periods of time. Researchers presented results of the study at the 2014 American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions.