Are You a Moderator or Abstainer?

By Brad Gillman

We are not built from the same mold. What success one person has, in regards to healthy habits, does not mean those are the steps for you. We all have our own unique set of characteristics and we have to find what works for us as individuals in order to establish a healthy habit.

It’s the advice that Michelle Best, LiVe Well manager for Utah Valley Hospital, has been giving people for their healthy goals based on the advice from the book Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin.

Here are four areas that can help you decide how to achieve the healthy habit you want.

Talking to Your Doctor: Precision Medicine

By Deb Christensen

Discussions about precision medicine with your doctor or healthcare provider don’t need to be difficult. In fact, by organizing important topics or questions you want answered, talking with with you doctor can be simplified. Here are some tips for getting started.

Identifying Congestive Heart Failure

By Tim Beery

It has been reported that former first lady Nancy Reagan died this week at the age of 94. Her stated cause of death was congestive heart failure, according to a spokeswoman with the Reagan Library.Read more for ways to identify congestive heart failure.

6 Ways to Improve Your Heart Health

By Eric Lindley MD

Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in the United States. More people die or are disabled by heart attacks and strokes than any other disease. Even if you don’t have many (or any) risk factors, you are still more likely to die from heart disease than anything else. So is there anything you can do about it? The answer is YES! Here are a few helpful tips to minimize your risk and improve your health.