Steven Tew

Steven Tew is a communication specialist at Intermountain Healthcare's Alta View and Riverton Hospitals in the Salt Lake Valley. Follow him on Twitter @Steven_Intermtn.

The gentle c-section: What it is and how moms, babies and families benefit

By Steven Tew

The cesarean section, or the c-section as it’s commonly called, is where a mom delivers her baby through a surgical incision in the mother's abdomen and uterus. At times, c-sections can be scheduled, but at others, they’re conducted as emergency procedures. 

When did running stop being fun? Lessons learned from an elementary school fun run

By Steven Tew

Alta View Hospital helped out Edgemont Elementary and Willow Canyon Elementary Schools with their fun runs recently — and the runs were an absolute ball. Each school held an assembly, the police and fire departments came out, there were balloons and snacks, and the kids were pumped. Runs like this help the kids learn early how they can live the healthiest lives possible.