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Experts Suggest Vitamin D to Boost Health This Winter

LogoVitamin D plays a role in boosting immunity. Yet an Intermountain Healthcare study found many Utah adults have low vitamin D levels, Intermountain registered dietitian nutritionist Katie McDonald said.

Preventing Childhood Obesity Can Start at Snack Time

LogoChildhood obesity is a growing health issue in the United States – with nearly 14 million children and adolescents having obesity. Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital is reminding families that they can take steps to prevent or address childhood obesity.

Intermountain Healthcare Makes Contribution to Address Hunger in Utah's Communities During Pandemic

LogoIntermountain has made a $250,000 contribution to the Utah Food Bank while encouraging the community to also help during this much needed time during the pandemic.

Experts Suggest Eating Right, Bite by Bite, to Improve Health in New Year

LogoThe coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on our habits – including how many of us eat. If individual dietary changes have taken a wrong turn, Intermountain Healthcare experts say no to worry. Individuals can take steps to get back on track — or begin a new path toward a healthier lifestyle — by eating right, bite by bite.

Experts Say COVID Vaccine Here, but Vigilance Still Important

LogoRelief and hope is in sight. COVID-19 vaccines are here and starting to be administered. Experts at Intermountain Healthcare say it will still be a few more months before herd immunity begins to take effect.

Layton Man Teams Up with the Las Vegas Raiders for "My Cause My Cleats" Highlighting MS Awareness

LogoNate Henrie, husband and father from Layton, Utah, was selected by Las Vegas Raiders linebacker Cory Littleton to design his football cleats this month. The cleats are a way for Henrie and the Raiders to bring awareness to Multiple Sclerosis. As part of the NFL's "My Cause My Cleats" initiative, players participate in causes they are passionate about. For the Raiders' Cory Littleton, it's MS.

Cold and Flu Season Is Here - There Are Options to Be Seen

LogoCold and flu season is here – and of course, COVID circulating in the community. Parents might wonder if it is best to see a doctor or pediatrician in person or what other options might be if families face a sudden illness or injury. Katrina Jensen, RN, from Intermountain Healthcare offers these guidelines for selecting the right level of care.

Intermountain Healthcare's Dr. Marc Harrison Hosts Panel Discussion About Leadership in Uncertain Times

LogoIntermountain Healthcare President and CEO Marc Harrison, MD, moderated a grand rounds panel discussion titled "Leading Through Ambiguity and Optimism." The discussion featured retired General Stanley McChrystal and focused on personal leadership in uncertain times like the COVID-19 pandemic.

Saltzer Health Opens Idaho's First 24-Hour Urgent Care Clinic

LogoIntermountain Healthcare's Saltzer Health today opened Idaho's first 24-hour urgent care clinic at 867 S. Vanguard Way at Ten Mile & I-84 in Meridian.

COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Will Be Administered to High-Risk Intermountain Healthcare Caregivers Starting Today

Logo"Today we report more than 16 million cases of COVID in the US and nearly 300,000 deaths, and expect more deaths to come, but today we also have optimism and hope," said Eddie Stenehjem, MD, Intermountain Healthcare medical director of antibiotic stewardship and infectious diseases, in a news conference Monday.