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  • Wellness Wednesday: Dr. Donald Lappé’s Legacy

    MURRAY,  Utah – Donald Lappé, MD, is stepping down from his role as senior medical director of Intermountain Healthcare’s Cardiovascular Clinical Program after a career that’s spanned more than 40 years of clinical excellence and leading research advancements at the Intermountain Heart Institute. During his long and impactful career, Dr. Lappé’s leadership has helped clinicians increase their understanding of heart disease and disorders, innovative treatment options, and prevention of the world’s leading cause of death. While he’s retiring from his […]

  • Seared Scallops with Lemon Orange Vinaigrette and Fennel Slaw

    Serves 4 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 small shallot, minced 1 teaspoon honey 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 fennel bulb, cut in half through the core, tough outer layer removed, and thinly sliced ½ pink lady apple, thinly sliced into matchsticks 2 tablespoons parsley, finely minced 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 pound large sea scallops, tendons removed 1 tablespoon butter Kosher salt Fresh cracked black pepper In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, orange juice, […]

  • Wellness Wednesday: Intermountain Healthcare hosts free mobile farmer’s markets for cancer patients

    SALT LAKE CITY – When you’re fighting cancer, everything can be challenging – including cooking dinner and shopping. Healthy nutrition is a critical component of cancer care. Because of this, Intermountain Healthcare Cancer Services, with support of the Intermountain Foundation, is partnering with local nonprofit Green Urban Lunch Box to provide tasty fruits and vegetables at no cost to cancer patients and their loved ones as part of a mobile farmer’s market. “Healthy nutrition is a critical complement to cancer care. Leading […]

  • Wellness Wednesday: Summer picnic and barbecue safety

    SALT LAKE CITY – Summer barbecue and picnic season is in full swing, and with Independence Day right around the corner, now is a great time to brush up on your food safety knowledge to keep your family safe. Intermountain Healthcare Executive Chef Bron Smith stopped by FOX 13 to share his top tips for summertime food safety. Food safety starts with food prep.  Wash your hands! Bring hand sanitizer to use and to share at the picnic or barbecue. […]

  • Need documents shredded? AARP Utah to host shredding events in Salt Lake, Ogden on July 13

    Do you have sensitive documents that you need dispose of safely? Bring them to one of the following locations on Saturday, July 13, between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Salt Lake City: 8:00am-11:00am SHRED-IT Facility 4325 W Commercial Way (New Location)  Ogden: 8:00am-11:00am Golden Spike Event Center 1000 N 1200 W (West Parking Lot) Suggested Items to destroy: Bank account information Credit card information Contracts Invoices/Statements Customer lists Employee/applicant information Payroll/ pay stubs Medical Records Budgeting/accounting information Junk mail (with […]

  • Wellness Wednesday: How to visit the doctor from the comfort of your couch

    SALT LAKE CITY  – Your next doctor’s appointment could be from home. Intermountain Healthcare patients are now connecting with their providers via video appointments from the comfort of their own couches. The platform used is similar to Connect Care and takes place with the patient’s already established provider. Benefits of a Scheduled Video Visit include: Convenient appointment in the comfort of your own home Save on travel expense and time No waiting in a doctor’s office A video appointment might […]

  • Wellness Wednesday: Dads can get postpartum depression too

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Having a baby is a major life change and a big adjustment for the whole family. Being a postpartum parent puts you at slightly higher risk of depression. We hear a lot about postpartum depression in moms, but did you know that dads can have it too? In fact, over 10 percent of new fathers experience depression compared to 4.8 percent of the general male population. If a mother has postpartum depression, it may also […]

  • Adventure is calling at Wasatch Mountain State Park

    HEBER, Utah – Summer is here, and if you’re looking for a fun adventure for your family, Wasatch Mountain State Park is a great place to start. Hop on an ATV with Wasatch Excursions, or sleep under the stars at the Park’s amazing campsites. You can rent a travel trailer or camper from Access RV, or reserve a classic campground for tent camping. Just make sure you book early, especially during the busy summer months. While you’re camping, enjoy fishing […]

  • Enjoy the great outdoors with all the comforts of home

    HEBER, Utah – If you want to connect with nature without leaving the comforts of home behind, a travel trailer, fifth wheel or truck camper may be exactly what you need. Big Budah visited with our friends at Access RV to find out more about their selection. Featuring the top brands in Travel Trailers, Fifth Wheels, Toy Haulers and more, Access RV has something that will fit every family’s lifestyle and budget. If you want to explore the lifestyle but […]

  • Deer Creek Island Resort has everything you need for fun in the sun and water

    HEBER, Utah – In Utah, you don’t have to travel far for fun and adventure in the great outdoors. Just an hour from Salt Lake City, you will find yourself in the shadow of Mt. Timpanogos at Deer Creek State Park. While he was there, Big Budah visited Deer Creek Island Resort to find out about their rental options including boats, wave runners, kayaks and more. Deer Creek Island Resort prides itself in being a one-stop shop for everything you […]

  • Budah tackles the ‘Screaming Falcon’ zipline at Deer Creek State Park

    Are you looking for some adventure close to home this summer? Look no further than Deer Creek State Park in Heber, Utah. During one of his stops on Utah Adventures, Big Budah visited with ZipLine Utah to find out more about their adventure tours. He even tried the world’s longest zipline over water, dubbed ‘The Screaming Falcon.’ Zipline Utah offers five different tour packages for all abilities and budgets. To find out more and book your own adventure tour, visit […]

  • Budah rides up Cummings Parkway on a Utah Adventure with Wasatch Excursions

    WASATCH COUNTY, Utah — Budah hopped on an ATV with Wasatch Excursions and rode to Cummings Parkway in the beautiful Wasatch Mountains. In the distance, you can see Mt. Timpanogos and other snow-capped mountains on a clear June day. Click here for more information.

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