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Intermountain Health is ranked as the top large health system in the nation by Fortune Magazine

Intermountain Health is ranked as the top large health system in the nation by Fortune Magazine

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted June 17 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

This is Intermountain Health's second consecutive year on the prestigious list — and the first time the health system has been ranked No.1.
How knowing an acronym and understanding your risk score for stroke could save your life

How knowing an acronym and understanding your risk score for stroke could save your life

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted May 14 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

May is Stroke Awareness Month, and neurologists at Intermountain Health want you to know that most strokes may be prevented.
Intermountain Health nurse-midwives launch new gynecology access clinic

Intermountain Health nurse-midwives launch new gynecology access clinic

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted April 16 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

But midwives don't just deliver babies and provide prenatal care, they also see patients for a variety of women's health concerns and conditions from puberty to menopause, and beyond.
2 giant inflatable colons help Intermountain Health cancer experts raise colon cancer awareness

2 giant inflatable colons help Intermountain Health cancer experts raise colon cancer awareness

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted March 15 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Intermountain Health cancer experts are doubling their efforts to raise awareness about colorectal cancer this month.
Intermountain Health opens kidney transplant clinic in Murray geared to Spanish speakers

Intermountain Health opens kidney transplant clinic in Murray geared to Spanish speakers

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 26 - 11:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Clinica Hispana de Riñón aims to break down language and cultural barriers to better serve Utah's growing Spanish-speaking population.
These 5 things can have a big impact on your heart health

These 5 things can have a big impact on your heart health

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Feb. 15 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Here are the top five things to do today to improve your heart health and reduce your risk of heart problems.
Lehi Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital Larry H. and Gail Miller Family Campus opens in February

Lehi Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital Larry H. and Gail Miller Family Campus opens in February

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Jan. 25 - 11:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

The second campus of Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital is getting ready to open in Lehi.
Open enrollment is ending. Secure the right health plan for your family soon

Open enrollment is ending. Secure the right health plan for your family soon

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Dec. 13 - 10:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Review these helpful tips to make informed decisions regarding your health insurance plan.
Intermountain Connect Care: Convenient way to access virtual care this cold and flu season

Intermountain Connect Care: Convenient way to access virtual care this cold and flu season

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Nov. 2 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Intermountain Connect Care telehealth service allows patients of all ages, including infants, to have an urgent care visit from the comfort of home or anywhere on the go.
Get a convenient and potentially life-saving screening mammogram any Saturday in October

Get a convenient and potentially life-saving screening mammogram any Saturday in October

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Oct. 19 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Intermountain Health's Breast Care Center at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray is opening for mammogram screenings every Saturday in October.
Think your kids are prepared for school? Don't forget back-to-school immunizations

Think your kids are prepared for school? Don't forget back-to-school immunizations

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Aug. 11 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

It is not too late to see your pediatrician for your kids' back-to-school immunizations.
Tips to ensure you have health insurance at every stage of your life

Tips to ensure you have health insurance at every stage of your life

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted July 18 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Life events such as getting married, having a baby, starting, or leaving a job, or aging off your parents' insurance are significant milestones that require the right health coverage.
For Mens Health Month, Intermountain recommends key screenings vital to good health

For Mens Health Month, Intermountain recommends key screenings vital to good health

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted June 20 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Doctors say one of the easiest ways for men to start focusing on their health is to make an appointment for their annual physical to be screened for routine and preventive issues.
6 crucial letters to help you recognize when someone is having a stroke

6 crucial letters to help you recognize when someone is having a stroke

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted May 23 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

May is stroke awareness month and doctors at Intermountain Healthcare urge people to recognize the signs and symptoms of a stroke so they can know what to do if someone around them is experiencing symptoms.
Intermountain Health offers delivery options to meet preferences of pregnant patients

Intermountain Health offers delivery options to meet preferences of pregnant patients

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted April 19 - 8:09 a.m.  |  Save Story

Pregnant patients may have varying preferences about their environment and care surrounding their baby's birth. Intermountain Health hospitals offer a full spectrum of choices for pregnant patients for labor and delivery and postpartum care.
Intermountain Health uses giant inflatable colon to encourage screenings and early detection

Intermountain Health uses giant inflatable colon to encourage screenings and early detection

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted March 23 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Intermountain's "Let's Get to the Bottom of Colon Cancer " inflatable colon cancer exhibit has been traveling to hospitals in Utah and Idaho this month, bringing vital awareness about colon cancer and the importance of screenings for everyone.
4 things women must know about heart health and pregnancy

4 things women must know about heart health and pregnancy

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Feb. 10 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Heart disease is the number one killer among women. That's why it's recommended that women should take action to keep their hearts healthy and lower their risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
5 common causes of cervical cancer and what you can do to lower your risk

5 common causes of cervical cancer and what you can do to lower your risk

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Jan. 19 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Cancer experts at Intermountain Healthcare are working to educate women about cervical cancer, the tests that can warn women about potential cancer, and the importance of vaccination.
How Ballet West dancers and Intermountain Orthopedic experts can help you avoid everyday injuries

How Ballet West dancers and Intermountain Orthopedic experts can help you avoid everyday injuries

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Dec. 15 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

The video series features Ballet West dancers training and demonstrating common injuries that may occur during everyday activity.
3 ways the Primary Promise Initiative will create the nation's model health system for children

3 ways the Primary Promise Initiative will create the nation's model health system for children

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Nov. 17 - 7:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

The most ambitious philanthropic initiative ever undertaken to enhance children's health in Utah and the Intermountain West was launched recently by Intermountain Healthcare and community leaders from throughout the state.
New Intermountain Healthcare risk assessment survey helps identify women at high risk of developing breast cancer

New Intermountain Healthcare risk assessment survey helps identify women at high risk of developing breast cancer

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Oct. 20 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Women who receive their annual mammogram at Intermountain Healthcare now have the opportunity to take a risk assessment survey to determine their risk of developing breast cancer.
4 ways Intermountain Healthcare's Behavioral Health Hotline can help Utahns needing support for crisis or distress

4 ways Intermountain Healthcare's Behavioral Health Hotline can help Utahns needing support for crisis or distress

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Four ways Intermountain Healthcare is helping Utahns access medical care

Four ways Intermountain Healthcare is helping Utahns access medical care

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Aug. 27 - 7:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Intermountain Healthcare has made it a part of their mission to find ways to create healthier communities and enhance access to everyone who needs it.
Intermountain school clinics helping meet community health needs in collaboration with Salt Lake School District

Intermountain school clinics helping meet community health needs in collaboration with Salt Lake School District

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted July 21 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Intermountain Healthcare school clinics are open for families in at-risk communities all year.
Vaccines aren't just for kids — 4 vaccines for adults

Vaccines aren't just for kids — 4 vaccines for adults

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted June 15 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Immunizations are one of our best defenses against illness and death, but people often forget that adults need to keep their vaccinations up-to-date as well.
Celebrating 100 years: 6 ways Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital is improving kid's health

Celebrating 100 years: 6 ways Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital is improving kid's health

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted May 19 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital is celebrating a major milestone – its 100th birthday –and marking a century of pediatric care excellence and service to children throughout the Intermountain West.
Using awareness and resources to help Utahns who experience domestic violence

Using awareness and resources to help Utahns who experience domestic violence

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted April 21 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Domestic Violence Coalition says that in a women's lifetime, one in three women will experience domestic violence in Utah.
Insulin will be dramatically less expensive thanks to Utah's Civica RX

Insulin will be dramatically less expensive thanks to Utah's Civica RX

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted March 17 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Here's some good news for the 56,000 people in Utah and 11.5 million in the U.S. who take insulin to control their diabetes.
National Heart Month: 5 lifestyle changes to make today to keep your heart healthy

National Heart Month: 5 lifestyle changes to make today to keep your heart healthy

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Feb. 17 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

February is American Heart Month, a time when people can focus on their heart health. The Intermountain Healthcare Heart and Vascular Program is working to educate Utahns about ways to enhance their heart health.
Get a job and free education at the same time; Intermountain Healthcare launches new Workforce Education Program

Get a job and free education at the same time; Intermountain Healthcare launches new Workforce Education Program

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Jan. 20 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Intermountain Healthcare has launched a strategic workforce education program to invest in the development of their employees and communities.
'Miracle' transplant marks 5,000th in record year for Utah's Intermountain Healthcare

'Miracle' transplant marks 5,000th in record year for Utah's Intermountain Healthcare

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 11 - 7:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Intermountain Healthcare celebrated a record-breaking year in 2021 with 289 adult solid organ transplants and reached the milestone of 5,000 donations overall.
Depression and anxiety worsened during the pandemic, increasing heart disease risk, new Intermountain study finds

Depression and anxiety worsened during the pandemic, increasing heart disease risk, new Intermountain study finds

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Dec. 9 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

A new study by researchers at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City finds that depression remained common during the pandemic and worsened for some patients, leading to increased visits to the emergency department for treatment of anxiety and chest pain.
Festival of Trees magic returns Nov. 30: How you can help the kids at Primary Children's Hospital

Festival of Trees magic returns Nov. 30: How you can help the kids at Primary Children's Hospital

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Nov. 18 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

The treasured holiday kickoff event benefiting patients at Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital is Nov. 30 through Dec. 4. To prioritize the health and safety of the community, the event will take place virtually at FestivalofTreesUtah.org.
Utah reports 2,219 new COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths Wednesday

Utah reports 2,219 new COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths Wednesday

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov. 17 - 4:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah health officials reported 2,219 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, as well as 13 deaths.
5 things to know about the flu and vaccine in 2021 to protect your family

5 things to know about the flu and vaccine in 2021 to protect your family

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Oct. 14 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

2,021st patient receives 'miracle' heart procedure at Intermountain

2,021st patient receives 'miracle' heart procedure at Intermountain

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted June 29 - 7:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Intermountain Healthcare celebrated the 2,021st patient in the health care system to receive a minimally invasive heart procedure that was pioneered in Utah.
10 things you can do to prevent skin cancer this summer

10 things you can do to prevent skin cancer this summer

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted May 13 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

More than 800 Utahns are diagnosed with skin cancer each year. Fortunately, skin cancer can almost always be cured when it's found and treated early.
COVID stress increases risk of heart disease in women—a disease that now claims the lives of 1 in 3 women

COVID stress increases risk of heart disease in women—a disease that now claims the lives of 1 in 3 women

Intermountain Livewell  |  Posted Feb. 11 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Cardiovascular disease remains the no. 1 killer of women—and too many women, particularly young women, remain unaware of their risk. Heart disease claims the lives of 1 in 3 women—that's about one woman every 80 seconds.
4 ways Hold On To Dear Life has helped Utah's children

4 ways Hold On To Dear Life has helped Utah's children

Intermountain Livewell  |  Posted Jan. 20 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Is your family safe from carbon monoxide poisoning this winter?

Is your family safe from carbon monoxide poisoning this winter?

Intermountain Livewell  |  Posted Dec. 16 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Winter is here and the temperatures are dropping, which means now is the perfect time to make sure your family is protected from carbon monoxide.
Fall break staycation ideas that support your local small businesses

Fall break staycation ideas that support your local small businesses

Utah Office Of Tourism  |  Posted Oct. 7 - 7:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

After months of remote learning, working from home, and missing out on all the places you planned to visit this year, it’s time for a break. Luckily, fall break is just around the corner.
Gun locks help stop suicides; Community initiative seeks to enhance gun storage education

Gun locks help stop suicides; Community initiative seeks to enhance gun storage education

Intermountain Live Well  |  Posted Sept. 10 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Firearms have long been a part of Utah’s culture. They are also the leading methods used in suicides in the state. It’s a problem that has brought health and safety advocates and the gun advocacy community together to work to prevent these tragedies.
Which popular Halloween candy has the most sugar?

Which popular Halloween candy has the most sugar?

Intermountain LiveWell  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

You might be surprised by the candy with the lowest sugar content.
New Alliance seeks healthcare solutions in Ogden and St. George

New Alliance seeks healthcare solutions in Ogden and St. George

Intermountain Live Well  |  Posted July 13 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

The goal of a new health Alliance is to achieve healthier communities, lower healthcare costs, and be a national model for positive changes that other areas of the U.S. can replicate.
Hundreds of Utah hiking and biking trails await you

Hundreds of Utah hiking and biking trails await you

Intermountain Live Well  |  Posted June 6 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Summer is here so grab the kids and hit the trails as a family. Whether by bike or by foot, there is a summit for you to reach. Here are ways for you and your family to be prepared to hit the Utah outdoors.
9 ways to help lower your healthcare costs

9 ways to help lower your healthcare costs

Intermountain Live Well  |  Posted April 12 - 8:16 a.m.  |  Save Story

Healthcare can be expensive and have a profound effect on your family’s finances. Here are nine ways you can help lower your family’s healthcare costs and live healthier.
4 ways a virtual hospital helps you

4 ways a virtual hospital helps you

Intermountain Live Well  |  Posted March 14 - 8:10 a.m.  |  Save Story

Intermountain Healthcare’s Connect Care uses telehealth rather than a physical location. Here are four ways this new virtual hospital could help you.
5 signs you might have the flu

5 signs you might have the flu

Intermountain Live Well  |  Posted Feb. 16 - 8:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

Before you feel the full effects of the flu, there are a few warning signs and flu symptoms you can watch for. Here are five signs you might be coming down with the flu.