Getting Vitamin D during the dead of winter

By John D Day MD
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The noon-day sun is the number one source of our vitamin D. But in the dead of winter it's too cold to go outside, the sun is too low in the sky, and these inversions block out the sun's rays. As a heart rhythm specialist at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute, here's why vitamin D matters, and how you can get it during the winter season.​​​​

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.