SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - Most kids are back to school, but many here in Utah aren't fully vaccinated. The Centers for Disease Control is now urging all parents to get their pre-teens vaccinated against HPV.
It's hard to miss the countless videos of people dumping ice cold water on their heads. It's all for a good cause. But what exactly is ALS? And why are we all freezing to fight it?
After living an active lifestyle, one man found himself living with an artificial heart. That Arizona man travels to Utah for treatment at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute. They work to keep patients alive while they wait for a heart transplant. In our continued partnership with Intermountain Medical Center, we learn how advanced technology, expertise, and care keep patients alive without one of the most important organs.
Thousands of Utahns get hip replacement surgery each year and the road to recovery is long and tough, but it doesn't have to be.
What used to be a death sentence back in the 1980s, now has new guidelines for treatment. When tiny arteries in the lung become narrow and block the heart from pumping blood normally, it's called pulmonary arterial hypertension. It’s extremely rare. Only one in 100,000 people have it, but left untreated, the disease can lead to heart failure. In our continued partnership with Intermountain Medical Center, we find out the warning signs and the advancements in treatment in hopes to find a cure.