Authorities reopened Utah Lake for boating Thursday after tests showed diminishing levels of blue-green algae.
Planning a family road trip this summer? Here are some tips for success — especially when traveling with kids. Read more »
All too often children who excel in athletics yet struggle academically are seen as unintelligent. Recently, my youngest daughter had an experience that illustrates this point. Athletes are not... Read more »
Is an unwanted episiotomy assault and battery? A California mom's suit against her former obstetrician has reopened the debate over whether the procedure is necessary during childbirth. Read more »
Andrew Weyrich, most recently associate dean for research at the University of Utah School of Medicine, has been named vice president for research. He succeeds neurobiologist Tom Parks, who retired... Read more »
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals granted Planned Parenthood Association of Utah a preliminary injunction on Tuesday in the reproductive health organization's lawsuit against Gov. Gary Herbert and... Read more »
An air toxics study by the Utah Department of Environmental Quality shows a Bountiful monitor recorded high levels of formaldehyde. Although formaldehyde is a carcinogen, state officials stress... Read more »
Volunteers from Kids Heroes Foundation, dressed as superheroes, participate in a marathon roller-coaster ride at Lagoon in Farmington on Monday. Read more »
For-profit medical schools are starting to pop up around the country, including in Utah, promising to create new family doctors for underserved rural regions. Read more »
A New York City patient was found to have been infected with bacteria last year that had a special type of resistance to antibiotics, the earliest known case in the U.S. of bacteria that could lead... Read more »
During their working years, women tend to earn less than men, and when they retire, they're more likely to live in poverty. Read more »
Italian researchers say that pasta eating is linked to healthy body weight. But use your noodle before you ramp up the linguini, and follow this advice to make pasta a healthier dish for your family. Read more »
The superheroes of the Kids Heroes Foundation are planning a two-hour roller-coaster marathon at Lagoon in Farmington on Monday to raise funds for families in need. Read more »
At age 66, Carol Masheter became the oldest women to reach the seven highest summits in each continent. Now 69, she told her story to a group of senior citizens this week, inspiring them to stay... Read more »
An execution scheduled for Thursday would be the sixth in Georgia this year — the most executions carried out by the state in a calendar year since the death penalty was reinstated four... Read more »
U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson is withdrawing from the Olympics because he is concerned about the Zika virus. Read more »
Recovering addict is known for his coast-to-coast bike rides raising money for charity, despite the 16 stents in his heart and implantable defibrillator in his chest. Read more »
A Utah athlete is using his experience at the Transplant Games of America to encourage others to become organ donors. Read more »
The first confirmed Zika-related death in the continental U.S. has occurred in Salt Lake County. Read more »
The American Red Cross says the nation's blood supply is running critically low and is asking for donors to step up within the next week. But there's one group of people who should stay away... Read more »
German lawmakers passed a bill Thursday that will make it easier for victims of sex crimes to file criminal complaints if they rejected their attacker's advances with a clear "no." Read more »
Donald Trump's health care plan would make 18 million people uninsured, but also lower premiums significantly for policies purchased directly by consumers, according to an independent study... Read more »
More than 500,000 hoverboards are being recalled after some of the motorized scooters overheated, burned riders and damaged property. Read more »
Everyone knows they shouldn't eat cookie dough because of the risk of salmonella from raw eggs, but there's a surprising new reason why shouldn't let your children dip a finger in the mixing bowl. Read more »
When the new patient tower at Utah Valley Hospital opens its doors in 2018, it will become the tallest building in Utah County and will redefine the skyline of Provo. Read more »
Requiring one medium lemon and a few pantry items, you'll want to dive into this loaf of cake recipe. It's nice for summertime dining. Read more »
As 3-year-old Ruby Thackery plays soccer in her backyard in Sandy, you'd never know she is fighting stage 4 melanoma. The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah recently announced it will grant her wish to... Read more »
For Nina Jacobs, the Fourth of July carries an entirely different significance. She was critically injured in a hit-and-run crash in 2015 and still has a long road to recovery. Read more »
A group of health care professionals with a focus on environmental issues is asking state lawmakers to pay for blood lead testing for pregnant mothers and infants. Read more »
Public health officials said they don’t want Zika concerns to overshadow what they say remains the biggest danger to Utahns this summer: West Nile virus. Read more »
A report published last week by the Utah Department of Health shows that most clinics in Utah prescribe antibiotics for acute bronchitis — a practice that public health officials are... Read more »
In addition to fireworks, vacations and cookouts, the long holiday weekend brings mosquitoes, sunburns and sweat. These tips will help you get through it. Read more »
George Washington, Alexander Hamilton and friends are well-known as the Founding Fathers of America. Less known is how the men overcame sickness and tragedy while building a nation. A Q&A with... Read more »
In preparation for the Fourth of July weekend, Utahns honored their heroes and gave back to the community Friday at two Red Cross blood drives in Salt Lake City and West Jordan. Read more »
Young adults are staying on their parents' health plans longer, and they're seeing their childhood pediatricians even when they're old enough to have families of the own. At what point is this a... Read more »
Fireworks are loud and exciting, but they can also make for some bad air. Read more »
Americans are spending more money in restaurants than grocery stores, a trend that worries health professionals, who say families are healthier when they eat meals prepared at home. Read more »
From soft drinks to hummus, every kind of food and drink seems to be fun-sized these days. But ultimately this may mean we'll eat more, not less. Read more »
What's good for your body can be good for your wallet as well, with these tips on the impact of smart shopping, eating and sleeping. Read more »
"One of the reasons I so desperately wanted this to occur is to reinvigorate the country with the notion that we're in this game, man," Vice President Joe Biden said. "... To let people across the... Read more »
Doctor Erika Summers a a dermatologist with University of Utah Health Care, answers questions about acne in an effort to set the record straight. Read more »
Most of us get medical advice for doctors and other health professionals, but what Dr. Mom says matters, too. This makes for a wide array of family health advice offered around the world —... Read more »
Maintaining a health and fitness regimen while on vacation is often a hard thing to do. Here are five tips on how to stay healthy while on vacation. Read more »
Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No. 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games. Read more »
Senate Democrats have blocked a GOP-drafted measure to provide $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, accusing Republicans of packing the measure with partisan provisions and unfair spending cuts. Read more »
One out of every 13 children has a food allergy that could morph from mild to life-threatening without notice. Here's what every parent, coach and Sunday School teacher should know. Read more »
Overdoses don't happen just to heroin addicts — patients who legally use strong painkillers called opioids are at risk in the nation's epidemic, too. A new study says when patients were... Read more »
The Coynes thought their daughter had a mild stomach flu. A few hours later, she was dead. The medical examiner determined her cause of death to be the H1N1 influenza virus. Read more »
If there's one sport Jennifer Maravilla knows well, it's baseball. So when her son had a bad experience in youth baseball, she was up for the challenge of creating a new special needs baseball... Read more »
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on Monday that struck down parts of a Texas abortion law could have reverberations in Utah, experts say. Read more »
The nonprofit organization Internet Keep Safe Coalition joined the Boy Scouts of America's Great Salt Lake Council on Monday to launch Wise Tech Choices, a new initiative promoting digital balance... Read more »
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