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World’s Leading Liver Experts Focus on Continuing Advancements in Liver Disease and Transplantation

Date May 23, 2017

Despite many advancements in liver transplantation — like the cure for the hepatitis C virus — liver disease continues to impact people of all ages and cultures across the...

New Mentors Fill Vital Role in 100-Day Heart Challenge

Date May 22, 2017

For the first time in its 10-year history, Utah Valley Hospital’s

Family 5K and Diaper Derby to benefit Primary Children’s Services at Riverton Hospital

Date May 21, 2017

Riverton Hospital will add a diaper derby to this year's annual Family 5K Race on June 10, 2017.

Study: Long-term Use of Aspirin Doesn’t Lower the Risk of Stroke — and Increases Bleeding Risks — in Some Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Date May 12, 2017

A new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City found that using long-term aspirin therapy to prevent strokes among patients who are...

New Study Shows Delayed Use of Blood Thinners for Atrial Fibrillation Patients increases Risk of Dementia

Date May 11, 2017

A new study has found that dementia rates increase when anticoagulation treatment is delayed for patients with atrial fibrillation, the most common heart arrhythmia in the world that affects more...

Combining Risk Scores Improves Decision-Making Process for Atrial Fibrillation Patients and Physicians

Date May 10, 2017

Physician and atrial fibrillation patients must weigh the risks and benefits of using blood thinners to prevent stroke, bleeding, and death — but current guidelines don’t do enough to...