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My Heart Challenge: Life as a mom, firefighter

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Posted at 8:45 PM, Apr 16, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-16 22:45:17-04

WEST VALLEY CITY -- Fifteen local firefighters are pursuing a healthier lifestyle through Intermountain Medical Center’s My Heart Challenge, and the public is encouraged to join their efforts to achieve better heart health.

One of those taking the challenge is Mary Lindsay-Vonk, who is a mother as well as firefighter in West Valley City.

FOX 13 News' Kiersten Nuñez spoke with the firefighter, who is 32 days in to the challenge. See the video above for Mary's comments on making healthy lifestyle changes, as well as information from health experts about the dangers of heart disease.

Click here for more information regarding the 2014 My Heart Challenge.