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  • Wellness Wednesday: Talk to your pediatrician about your child’s mental health

    We’re really good at helping our kids when they’re hurt or not feeling well, but we need to be just as good at helping them when they hurt emotionally. When you go to the pediatrician, talk about your child’s mental health. It’s as important as physical health, and just as good of a reason to make an appointment with your pediatrician. It’s early intervention that can make a big difference down the road.

  • Wellness Wednesday: Cuddles for NICU babies

      MURRAY, Utah – Having a baby in NICU is hard for parents.  But, the staff at Intermountain Medical Center are making sure those little bundles of joy are taken care of. Baby Liam Lane and his twin sister Bailey Brooke are great examples of that.  The twins entered the world two-and-a-half months early. Now six weeks old, the NICU at Intermountain Medical Center has been home for the babies, and they’re often far away from mom and dad who […]

  • Wellness Wednesday: Alta View Hospital now using lasers in cataract treatments

    SANDY, Utah — Intermountain Healthcare’s Alta View Hospital has some new laser-based technology for treating patients with cataracts. Thanks to that cutting-edge technology, James Breeze now sees the details of life. Details he had forgotten, “like the individual strands of hair and the glimmer of light,” he said. Alta View ophthalmologists are now using femtosecond laser technology, which replaces the use of a hand-held surgical tool for certain cataract surgeries. “It’s the most modern, up-to-date premium eye laser surgery available,” […]

  • Wellness Wednesday: Understanding women’s #1 killer

    SALT LAKE CITY — Although heart disease may often be thought of as a problem for men, heart disease is the most common cause of death for both women and men in the United States. One challenge is that some heart disease symptoms in women may be different from those in men. Fortunately, women can take steps to understand their unique symptoms of heart disease and to begin to reduce their risk of heart disease. February is National Heart Health […]

  • Wellness Wednesday: after 3 years of construction, the Intermountain Alta View Hospital is high-tech and ready for patients

    SANDY, Utah — After three years of construction, the new helicopter pad, four-story tower and surgical suites at Intermountain Alta View Hospital are ready for patients. Designed with comfort in mind, spacious patient rooms will have enough square footage for large visitor gatherings, 55-inch televisions for entertainment and nursing stations and supply cabinets that can be accessed outside the patient room, so as not to disturb the patient. That level of comfort continues into the operating rooms, with touch screen […]

  • Wellness Wednesday: Using 3D models in brain tumor treatment

    “It was the very last thing I expected to hear,” said Cheryl Ledward, after she learned that she had a brain tumor last July. Ledward’s tumor, which was located behind her left eye and sandwiched between nerves and blood vessels, was in a precarious position. It took a collaboration of doctors at Intermountain Medical Center working with specialists at Intermountain Healthcare’s Transformation Lab to work quickly on a solution to  the unique tumor. Thanks to a 3D-printed model, doctors were […]

  • Carbon monoxide poisoning prevention and awareness

    Every year, more than 50,000 people in the United States require emergency care, and over 400 people die, due to accidental carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. There are steps you can take to help protect yourself and family from carbon monoxide poisoning, says Lindell Weaver, MD, director of hyperbaric medicine at Intermountain Medical Center and LDS Hospital. CO is found in fumes produced by portable generators, stoves, lanterns, and gas ranges, or by burning charcoal and wood. Carbon monoxide from these […]

  • Utah Valley Hospital set to open new patient tower

    PROVO, Utah — Utah Valley Hospital is undergoing a major construction project to replace more than half of the building space on its campus, and the hospital is set to mark a major milestone with the opening of the Pedersen Patient Tower later this month. The 12-story, 12,000 square foot tower will house a number of hospital services including: Emergency Department Main entrance Valley Bistro Gift Shop Chapel Imaging Registration River Rock Café Surgery & Interventional Services (Operating Rooms, Cath […]

  • Kick Off 2019 With Winterfest at Wasatch Mountain State Park

    MIDWAY, Utah — It’s 2019! With snow on the ground and adventure in the air, now is the perfect time for some wintertime fun. Not sure where to start? Don’t worry, Wasatch Mountain State Park has you covered. Head on up to Midway on January 12 for the third annual Wasatch Mountain State Park Winterfest for free rentals, education sessions, sled dog demonstrations, and more. The party starts at 10 a.m. Saturday morning and continues until 2 p.m. Utah State […]

  • Nominate a deserving person or family for a visit from the FOX 13 Dream Team!

    Mobile users, tap here to send in a nomination. What would make a difference in the life of someone you know? Tell us their story as it would be told on TV.

  • Rewards Points—Are You a Redeemer or a Saver?

    Everyone loves getting free stuff! That’s why credit card loyalty programs are so hot right now. Banks and credit unions all across the country, including Mountain America Credit Union, reward their cardholders with travel deals, event tickets, cash back and more just for using their card. Consider getting a credit card with rewards points to maximize your purchasing power or to rebuild your credit. Below are some interesting statistics about rewards points and the people who use them:     […]

  • Holiday Roasted Vegetables

    INGREDIENTS 3/4 lb. Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved 2 large carrots, peeled and sliced into 1/2” pieces extra-virgin olive oil 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 1 tsp. chopped rosemary leaves 1 tsp. chopped thyme leaves 1/2 c. toasted pecans 1/2 c. dried cranberries DIRECTIONS 1.      Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. 2.      Scatter vegetables on a large sheet pan. Toss with enough olive oil to coat each piece, then toss with balsamic vinegar. Season with salt and pepper. Scatter herbs around the pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the vegetable […]

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