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Growing produce and cultivating friendships at Orem's Live Well Garden

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:22pm

Gardening can be healthy for the body and the soul. At the Intermountain Live Well Garden in Orem, gardeners are growing a healthy community right along with their produce.

Utah urges Olympic-goers to avoid spreading Zika virus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 3:30pm

Utah is warning those returning from the Olympics in Brazil to avoid spreading the Zika virus.

'It's a whole new world': Utah centenarians celebrate life at governor's gala

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted  Aug 21st - 9:04pm

Fifty-four of Utah's 140 statewide centenarians attended the Centenarian Celebration on Friday. The luncheon hosted by Gov. Gary Herbert was held at the Viridian Event Center in West Jordan.

Utah families shocked at soaring EpiPen prices

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 20th - 7:58am

As families look to restock on the lifesaving medication, many are recoiling at the price, which has roughly quadrupled since 2007.

Residents made to feel at home in long-term care setting

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  Aug 19th - 6:23pm

Moving a loved one into long-term care can be tough for a family and especially a patient. But the staff at one of Intermountain's long-term care facilities is making residents feel right at home.

Freshen that sandwich or try the Mason Jar lunchbox

Aug 19th - 9:31am

A nutritionist from the Park City School District is showing us how to shake up school lunches as many of our kids return to class.

'Access-to-care crisis': Dentists criticize changes to Utah's Medicaid plan

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 14th - 4:46pm

Pediatric dentists across the Wasatch Front say they are dropping Medicaid as a result of changes being made by California-based Premier Access — the main provider of dental benefits for Utah's Medicaid program.

Utah Genomics lab teams up with Stanford to extend cancer patients' lives

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  Aug 11th - 9:34pm

We live in what researchers call the Information Age of Genetics, but all the DNA data is sometimes too much to analyze. But a new partnership could make it easier to treat and extend the lives of cancer patients with a drug designed just for them.

Whole Wheat Mediterranean Pizza

Aug 9th - 9:56am

A healthy pizza, Mediterranean style. Want to know how to make it? Chef Brian Morton from Primary Children's Hospital shows us how.

Navigating through cancer treatment with less fear

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  Aug 8th - 1:12pm

The days after a cancer diagnosis can be a scary, vulnerable time and definitely not a time to be caught in a maze. One Cedar City woman navigated her way through breast cancer surgery and treatment with special guidance.

Utah County WIC receives national breast-feeding award

Abby Hobbs  |  Posted  Aug 7th - 10:36am

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children of Utah County has been awarded the Loving Support Awards of Excellence for WIC mothers as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National WIC Breastfeeding Week.

8 families, 189 pounds: Heart health challenge inspires change

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 7th - 9:03am

Taylor Pitcher, a West Jordan father of three, had dropped 60 pounds over the years but gained 40 of them back after the birth of his youngest son. This time, the weight was more difficult to shake.

The most sugary frozen desserts from 25 chains

Alison O'Brien, Grapiq  |  Posted  Aug 6th - 11:44am

In the heat of the summer months, there is nothing more refreshing than a cool, frozen confection. However, excess sugar consumption can lead to serious, lasting health concerns.

Quick diagnosis and treatment highlights importance of expanded health care in rural Utah

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:34am

Getting specialized care in more rural areas of Utah isn’t always convenient. But, over the years, Intermountain Healthcare’s expansion in Southern Utah has continued to bring critical care to the people it serves.

Chipotle Pork

Aug 2nd - 9:37am

Chef Brian Morton from Primary Children's Hospital shares a low calorie dinner featuring pork and grits.

The county with the highest obesity rate in every state

Sabrina Perry, Graphiq  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 11:23am

Counties with lower average incomes tend to see higher rates of obesity. Though this obesity-income relationship seems quite paradoxical, explanations for it exist.

A round of golf good for body and mind

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:29am

It may not be the first sport that comes to mind when you think about a good workout, but a round of golf actually provides many health benefits for our bodies and our minds. It reduces stress levels while providing healthy exercise for your heart.