Someone asked me the other day how things have changed since more and more people are getting the COVID-19 vaccine. The truth is, it’s night and day different. As the medical director of Infectious Diseases TeleHealth at Intermountain Healthcare, I’ve had a front-row seat to the devastation caused by the virus. In the past couple of months, we’ve seen fewer cases of serious illness and death. Our ICUs and other hospital units are feeling less stress.
The adolescent years can be extremely challenging for some teenagers and their families. Virtually all teenagers go through emotionally difficult and stormy phases — and sometimes their struggles require intervention. Many teens struggle with issues related to mental health, family relationships, friends, school performance, substance abuse, sexuality, and other high-risk behaviors.
Living Well with Chronic Conditions is a free six-week workshop series for those living with chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, asthma, chronic pain, depression, fatigue and more. A licensed clinic social worker and other professionals will give you tips and advice to help you live life to the fullest despite your condition.
Each year, more than a third of adults 65 and older experience a fall, often resulting in injuries and hospitalization. Stepping On is a free seven-week program designed to help older adults reduce their risk of falls. Stepping On teaches tips for improving balance, helping you build confidence and maintain your independence.
Get the support you need to eat well, move well, and be well. Make lasting changes to live a healthier lifestyle with this six-month group program. Through our hands-on approach to nutrition (including cooking classes taught by a professional chef), personalized fitness program, and behavior change approach, you’ll have the tools you need to optimize your health.
America started to breathe a little easier once the first COVID-19 vaccines were rolled out. But experts warn that we still have a few more laps to run to beat the virus because of new variants entering the race. The Centers for Disease Control says that variants pose a threat that could reverse the improvements we’re seeing nationwide in new cases and hospitalizations.
This class provides a structured exercise program to develop multiple aspects of physical performance in individuals with an established level of fitness. These group classes focus on building strength, mobility, balance, aerobic and anaerobic endurance, and improving skill in basic motor patterns. LiVe Fit Plus classes differ from LiVe Fit classes in that the format is generally more intense and requires a higher level of fitness, without existing orthopedic conditions that may limit participation in the group workout format.
Some of the factors contributing to or causing hair loss, thinning hair, or baldness, are at least partly under your control. While you can’t rewrite your genetic code if baldness runs in your family, other issues leading to hair loss, from untreated medical conditions to poor nutrition, can be remedied.
Utah Valley Hospital nurse Cindy Mason reflects on her father's unfortunate passing to COVID-19 and how vaccination efforts will prevent more families from losing their loved ones. "We're in a day and age where we have the tools, the minds, the technology and medicine to take care of this and make a difference. It's here now, it's going to save lives now."
This Move Well class helps you improve your fitness level so you can complete daily activities, sports, and hobbies with ease. After a group warm-up, you’ll work individually using your customized exercise prescription. The class focuses on building muscular endurance and strength, balance, and aerobic fitness.
San San was very encouraging, comforting, concerned, and attentive.