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Intermountain Healthcare's 100-Day Heart Challenge sets contestants up for success

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 6:08pm

Only a few days in, and contestants for Intermountain Healthcare's 100-Day Heart Challenge have their work cut out for them. Friday morning, 20 contestants fought their way through a storm only to go headfirst into a fight for better health.

Germ Watch, a tool designed to empower you as a consumer of health care

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Feb 4th - 5:08pm

This time of year there are an abundance of germs and viruses just waiting to infect you and your family. At the first cough or sneeze you tend to ask yourself, what's going around? Intermountain Healthcare has a tool that answers that very question.

Shrimp Scampi w/Zucchini Noodles

Feb 4th - 5:08pm

A dinner entree under 200 calories? Learn how it's done with the help of Intermountain Chef Ehlert from McKay Dee Hospital.

Signs of a heart attack in women differ from men

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Jan 29th - 12:11pm

One in 4 people in the U.S. dies each year, making heart disease the leading cause of death. Movies often depict heart attacks as people clutching their chest. This may be typical for men to experience. but for women, the signs are not so obvious.

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Jan 29th - 9:27am

Put a healthy twist on an old family favorite. Shannon Sargent from Clean Eats Clean Treats shares her favorite pizza crust that's not only low in calories but will have your kids eating vegetables without even knowing it.

Brain tethers may target early damage from concussions

Ed Yeates  |  Posted  Jan 25th - 6:51pm

While the science of projecting what will happen in a concussion is still in its infancy, a University of Utah researcher believes an often overlooked structure in the brain may hold the key to a better and earlier diagnosis.

Rising penalties drive Utahns to sign up for health care, but concerns grow

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jan 24th - 9:25am

More Utahns than ever before are signing up for health insurance under the president's health care law. But with costs rising and talk of more insurers dropping out, experts say this open enrollment period is the most critical one yet.

Iron, the most common nutrient deficiency in the U.S.

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 12:34pm

Getting enough iron might not be on our "to do" lists, but if your body is not getting enough iron you might not feel like doing anything. Iron is the most common nutrient deficiency in the U.S..

Fats: the good, the bad and the ugly

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 5:03pm

Could you tell the difference between good fats and bad fats? We're generally told to stay away from them, but what do you actually know about fat? Believe it or not, fats are essential in our diet and our bodies can't live without it.

Southwestern Quinoa Bowl

Jan 14th - 4:24pm

If you're still on the New Year's Resolution bandwagon we have a tasty and quick recipe to try that takes only 30 minutes.

A strong core is one of the best ways to protect our knees

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Jan 8th - 1:53pm

Bending, twisting and turning are just a few of the movements our joints allow us to make. But among those joints it's our knees that take the most abuse.

Start the New Year off with an attitude of gratitude

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Jan 6th - 2:05pm

As we reign in 2016 we tend to look forward to what's ahead while making goals and resolutions to better ourselves.

Sugar, a natural source our bodies need

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Jan 6th - 11:21am

Walk down the aisles of any grocery store and you're surrounded. Sometimes you have to look for it while other times it's staring you right in the face. We're talking about sugar.

21st Century Holiday Wassail (Slow Cooker)

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Dec 24th - 11:21am

A new twist to an old favorite, Macey's registered nutritionist, Ron Beckstrom makes apple cranberry wassail.

Parents team up for better health and surprise daughter

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Dec 23rd - 3:17pm

As parents we want to be healthy for our kids. To not only set an example but to play an active part in their lives. That's exactly what Cheryl and Harold Rasmussen had in mind when their daughter left to serve an LDS mission.

Citrus Salmon

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Dec 23rd - 1:15pm

A beautiful and fragrant addition to your holiday table. This citrus salmon only takes minutes to prepare and is a welcome change from the traditional holiday dishes.

'Active Classroom' program gets kids moving in order to learn

Jenniffer Michaelson  |  Posted  Dec 14th - 10:02am

As adults we have a hard time sitting still for long periods of time, so why expect the same from our kids? The Active Classroom program is based on research that shows students learn best when there's blood in both hemispheres of the brain.

Morning Glory Jaffle

Dec 4th - 8:16am

Convenient, portable and healthy, Meryl Van Der Merwe from Jafflz shares a South African inspired sandwich that you can not only try and make at home but will soon be available on your grocery store shelves.

Turkey Gouda Sandwich w/Peach Chutney & Red Grapes

Nov 19th - 5:49pm

A great idea to use up all your turkey leftovers. Intermountain Healtcare Chef Brian Morton shares a new twist on the classic turkey sandwich.