6 Ways to Increase Your Activity

By Brad Gillman
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You made the resolution and this year is going to be the year of fit. The result can be defined as whatever you want. Lose weight, finish a major race, eat healthier, or all of them combined.

So you need to build that habit to start being active. Or you already are physically active and just want to kick it up a notch.

The recommendations say adults should get 150 minutes per week of moderate intensive activity - that can include anything from running to cleaning the house. Children and adolescents should be getting 60 minutes per day of vigorous activity.

Here are six ways to help kick start your active new year:



10 New Year's Resolutions to Better Your Health

By Jentry Larsen
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Maintaining a New Year’s resolution is tough. Many set goals that are unrealistic or too vague. You can change your attitude, but changing your behavior can be difficult. Set manageable goals, and if you are committed, you can make these new habits or behaviors permanent. Here are 10 achievable resolutions to help kick start your year:


Family reunites with the medical team that saved young mom's life after a blood clot nearly killed her

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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“It was like a symphony — everybody played their role, and they played it perfectly…”

Arlee Gregerson delivered a beautiful baby girl via c-section in November, and two days later, she was doing great and feeling ready to return home when she lost consciousness in her husband’s arms.

New Hospital Designs Provide Improvements for Patients and Caregivers

By Janet Frank
Utah Valley Hospital Hospital Replacement Project

When healthcare systems invest in improving the physical design of their clinical spaces, the results are improved health outcomes and patient satisfaction and a lower long-term cost. That’s exactly what Intermountain Healthcare hopes to see with its capital improvement projects across its 22-hospital system.