How to Get the Most from Your Farmers Market Visit

By Intermountain Healthcare
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Who’s excited about Farmer’s Market season?  We are, very. The past decade has seen major growth in local markets where consumers can interact directly with growers; there are now more than 8,500 farmer’s markets around the U.S. They’re flourishing, and not just because they are a foodie fad – there are very real reasons why the face-to-face experience of purchasing your fruits and vegetables at a friendly, outdoor market is better than racing through the supermarket with a shopping cart.


Flu Vaccine Update: The Mist, Missed

By Tamara Sheffield, MD
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We are in the heat of summer, so Flu Season is probably far down on the list of health concerns at the moment. However, important news from the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) came out on June 22, 2016 when it reported that FluMist (LAIV) should NOT be used for the 2016-2017 Flu Season.