Jun 13, 2019 4:41 pm MDTMeditation helps treat and even prevent opioid addiction, University of Utah studies show The implications of mindfulness don't just help people overcome addiction — it can potentially reduce the actual pain in those suffering from chronic pain, according to the lead researcher behind new University of Utah studies.
Lauren Bennett graduated from Utah State University in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in print journalism. She was the news director for The Utah Statesman, Utah State University's student-run newspaper, and was a news reporter for Utah Public Radio. Talking to people, getting to the bottom of things and keeping communities informed are just a few of the many things Lauren loves about reporting.
May 24, 2019 7:06 pm MDTFired Sandy police chief settles with city for $100K After former Sandy Police Chief Kevin Thacker was fired last year amid inappropriate hugging allegations, he threatened to sue the city for defamation. The city paid him $100K in a settlement but stood by original statements.
May 22, 2019 2:50 pm MDTMontana trooper injured in shooting and hospitalized in Utah returns home "Thank you Utah, we love you and you're now all honorary citizens of the state of Montana," said Montana Attorney General Tim Fox, sharing his gratitude for Utah's support of trooper Wade Palmer, who was shot on duty in Montana and treated in Utah.
May 20, 2019 5:06 pm MDTIllinois truck driver who suffered heart attack on Utah road thanks those who saved his life Monday brought an emotional reunion between John Lindsey and the strangers who saved his life, filled with hugs and a few tears at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, where he was treated.
May 9, 2019 3:00 pm MDTDonation puts new shoes on the feet of Salt Lake elementary students More than 200 eager elementary students in one Salt Lake school received new pairs of name-brand athletic shoes Thursday thanks to a $35,000 donation from Bridge Investment Group and a partnership with Shoes That Fit, a nonprofit based in California.