Family Fitness: Get Moving!

By Dr Jared Miner
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Set goals to make this the year to make family time an active time together. When it comes to spending quality, active time with family, think outside the box – or rather, outside the house.

“Take a look outside,” recommended Dr. Jared Miner, MD, PhD, a family medicine physician. “We have easy access to endless opportunities for outdoor family activities 365 days a year in Utah.”


3D Printed Kidney Saves Patient's Organ

By Donovan C. Baltich
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Doctors at Intermountain Medical Center printed and use a 3D kidney to help save a patient's organ during a complicated tumor-removal procedure.

The 3D-printed model allowed doctors to study the patient’s kidney in 3D to determine how to best remove the tumor as it was located in a precarious location adjacent to vital arteries and veins. Thanks to the 3D-printed model of the organ, doctors were able to maneuver around those sensitive areas and successfully remove the tumor and ultimately save the patient’s kidney.