See a Caregiver Online Today Connect Care Now Available

By Brad Gillman
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Parents are all familiar with the situation of being awakened in the middle of the night with a sick child. The emotion of feeling helpless with not being able to see a doctor immediately has now changed with the launch of Intermountain Connect Care® this week, the newest telehealth service that connects patients with Intermountain providers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through video and audio conferencing on the web and using the Connect Care app on mobile devices.


Five Common Flu Shot Myths That Are Not True

By Brandon Webb, MD
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The flu is one of the most common infections in the United State and contributes to more than 200,000 hospitalizations and 17 million workdays lost each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Vaccination is the single best way to prevent the flu — but many people still have lingering doubts about the effectiveness and importance of getting an annual flu shot. Unfortunately, it’s one of the most important things we can do to help prevent the spread of this potentially life-threatening disease.

Here are five common myths about the flu vaccine: