Intermountain Precision Genomics and Stanford Genome Technology Center Form Clinical Genomics Partnership

By Intermountain Healthcare
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Intermountain Healthcare and the Stanford Genome Technology Center (SGTC) have established a new collaborative research program that sets the stage for scientific advances in precision health and medicine.

Community Protection: Winning the Vector Battle

By Tamara Sheffield, MD
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You’ve probably heard the phrase from the recent Hunger Games movie, “May the odds be ever in your favor”. Well, we are going to talk about how to beat the odds when it comes to preventing deadly infectious diseases by using vaccines as a barrier to protect yourself against our common enemy, the “Vector”. 

Shots Aren't Fun, but Tdap Should Be Done Every Pregnancy

By Lance Madigan
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Pertussis – also called whooping cough, or the “hundred day cough” – is a disease that can cause a lingering, gut wrenching  cough in children, teens and adults. In infants that can’t start vaccinations until they are two months old – pertussis can be deadly.

Brent James Featured as the Cover Story on Integrated Health Executive

By Brad Gillman
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The nation is looking to Intermountain as they lead the charge to improve people’s health and healthcare through population health – an approach Intermountain calls Shared Accountability – which focuses on keeping people as healthy as possible and providing the best appropriate care at the lowest sustainable cost when care is needed. IH Executive featured Brent James as the cover story in the March/April edition on several topics.

Marathon Season: Here are some training tips to keep you in the race

By Tim Beery
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The weather is warming, the cherry blossoms are falling from the trees and spring has sprung across the beehive state. With warm temperatures and stunning natural beauty, Utah is a hotbed for spring and summertime races and relays. Trail runs, marathons, half-marathons and relays keep the Wasatch Front active during the warm months and any physically taxing race requires training to perform your best, but training too hard too quickly can lead to injuries.