Quantcast

Health

The Latest on Nepal Quake: Stronger quake may be yet to come

An engineer who works on earthquake risks says the 7.8-magnitude temblor that struck Saturday may not be the Big One.

Benefits of HPV vaccine can be seen in high school girls, study says

Years before the HPV vaccine prevents women from getting cervical cancer, it protects them against genital warts and cervical dysplasia, new research suggests. Read more »

2 hours ago

0 comments

Spanish Fork River trail nearly complete

The trail along the Spanish Fork River is almost completed. The trail will have a path under Main Street and will connect west to the Sports Park by the end of May. Read more »

4 hours ago

0 comments

Special cart makes shopping easier for Logan family, child with special needs

Chrissy Masco was surprised by the quick response when she asked Lee's Marketplace to buy a shopping cart that could make life easier for her and other families. Read more »

4 hours ago

0 comments

'Priceless' Hot Wheels car design for once-hospitalized Utah boy

Ethan Carnesecca loves Mattel Hot Wheels. He recently spend three weeks in the hospital and clutched his toy cars the entire time. Word got out and people started sending him more. Mattel found out... Read more »

4 hours ago

0 comments

Teen who fought cancer treatment heads home from hospital

A 17-year-old girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was released Monday from a hospital where she had been confined since December. Read more »

4 hours ago

0 comments

US lowers fluoride in water; too much causing splotchy teeth

The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride added to drinking water for the first time in more than 50 years. Read more »

8 hours ago

0 comments

The Latest on Nepal Quake: Stronger quake may be yet to come

An engineer who works on earthquake risks says the 7.8-magnitude temblor that struck on Saturday may not be the Big One for Nepal. Read more »

11 hours ago

0 comments

Getting happier as you age and other health links

National Edition

Great reads from the wellness beat to keep you and your family empowered, inspired and well-informed. Read more »

14 hours ago

0 comments

Family wins security system, keeps son on autism spectrum safe

A Salt Lake City family is getting some peace of mind after winning an essay contest for a free security system. They say the system allows them to better protect their son, who has an autism... Read more »

yesterday

2 comments

UK premier defends royals' right to choose private medical care rather than public for birth of child

With Britain's general election fast approaching, almost anything can become political — even Prince William and his wife Kate's choice of private medical care for the upcoming birth of their... Read more »

yesterday

2 comments

Exercise is a 'miracle cure,' but not for obesity

National Edition

Exercise has lots of benefits, but it's not the key to weight loss, experts say. Read more »

yesterday

0 comments

Joseph Cramer, M.D.: A different view of the parable of the talents

"Talent" as a noun is an excuse. If you don't think you have it, you don’t have to try. ... However, what if we changed the word "talent" to mean "practice"? Read more »

April 25, 2015

7 comments

Abuse of ADHD drugs expands beyond campuses

National Edition

As students who abused drugs like Adderall in college graduate, they bring their dangerous habits to the workforce. Read more »

April 25, 2015

0 comments

Town prays for Texas ice cream maker linked to listeria

Alice Stern and Billie Schomburg were among the more than 200 people who gathered at a prayer vigil Saturday to show what they say is their unwavering support for Blue Bell Creameries, which is... Read more »

April 25, 2015

1 comment

The pros and cons of treadmill workouts and other health links

National Edition

Great reads from the wellness beat to keep you and your family empowered, inspired and well-informed. Read more »

April 24, 2015

0 comments

Partnership gives Utah students a look inside hospitals, operating rooms

High schoolers from across the state witnessed a taped recording of babies born via traditional routes and Cesarean section. Virtual Healthcare Interactive is a partnership between the Utah State... Read more »

April 23, 2015

0 comments

Doctor: Vaccines result in healthy immune system

Immunizations are most effective when given early and to as many people as possible to protect the very few who can't get them, according to one Utah health official. Read more »

April 23, 2015

50 comments

Amy Choate-Nielsen: How to protect students from sexual assault

National Edition

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities that receive federal financial aid to publicly report statistics for sex offenses. The intention is to make college a safer place, but... Read more »

April 23, 2015

1 comment

Few vets getting care through $10 billion VA program

A new program that was supposed to get patients off waiting lists at Veterans Affairs medical centers by letting them switch to private-sector doctors is proving to be an even bigger disappointment... Read more »

April 23, 2015

2 comments

This is your brain on spring and other health links

National Edition

Great reads from the wellness beat to keep you and your family empowered, inspired and well-informed. Read more »

April 23, 2015

0 comments

Amy Choate-Nielsen: How one community in Oregon is changing the discussion on campus sexual assault

National Edition

While colleges across America roil with complaints of Title IX violations, mishandling of campus rape cases and unwillingness to change, Southern Oregon University is turning into a bright spot in... Read more »

April 23, 2015

2 comments

West Valley police open 'soft' interview room for victims of violence

In keeping with its recent focus on supporting survivors of sexual violence, the West Valley City Police Department opened a "soft" interview room specifically for survivors this week. Read more »

April 22, 2015

0 comments

CDC eyeing bird flu vaccine for humans, though risk is low

Federal officials said Wednesday they're taking steps to create a human vaccine for the bird flu virus that's slammed the Midwest poultry industry, though they still consider the danger to be low... Read more »

April 22, 2015

0 comments

Event to bring awareness of falling at workplace

The National Safety Stand-Down aims to raise awareness among employers and employees about the hazards of falls at the workplace. Read more »

April 22, 2015

0 comments

CDC using new technology to track listeria Illnesses

The government is relying on some new technology — as well as a bit of luck — to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products. Read more »

April 22, 2015

0 comments

Older stories can be found in the story archives