Health

carbon monoxide poisoning...
Ali Litzinger

Carbon monoxide poisoning on the rise in winter months

SALT LAKE CITY — Winter is approaching and officials want people to know the signs of carbon monoxide poisoning. Last year, nearly 200 Utahns were treated for carbon monoxide poisoning.  The flame in a gas appliance should generally be blue, with some orange. If the flame is mostly yellow, it’s giving off excess carbon monoxide.  […]
2 months ago
BYU...
Mark Jackson

BYU wellness students return from Blue zone with healthy lifestyle tips

Some BYU students are learning how to live healthy and happier lives from a trip to Ikaria, Greece.
2 months ago
mental health rural...
Devin Oldroyd

Salt Lake Co. Council voting to fund temporary mental health receiving center

Salt Lake County Council will vote Tuesday morning on Funding for a temporary mental health receiving center at the Huntsman Mental Health Institute.
2 months ago
Driven to Assist Season of Service by Larry H Miller....
Elizabeth Weiler and Waverly Golden

Companies around Utah offer free Thanksgiving meals and more

The Miller Foundation, Crossroads Urban Center, and Ken Garff are all offering Thanksgiving meals and other services for Thanksgiving.
2 months ago
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...
Mark Jackson

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Memphis NAACP pair to help mothers

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Memphis NAACP are partnering to launch "MyBaby4Me" to help new and expecting mothers.
2 months ago
Shortages in daycares across the country and in Utah are keeping thousands of parents home, intead ...
Becky Bruce and Kira Hoffelmeyer

School and daycare facilities haven’t “bounced back” to normalcy

Along with the rest of the nation, a shortage of daycare workers and teachers in Utah means parents are staying home from work.
2 months ago
A therapy that reportedly delays the onset of Type 1 diabetes has been approved by the FDA....
Jen Christensen and Brenda Goodman CNN

FDA approves first treatment to delay onset of type 1 diabetes

The monoclonal antibody teplizumab from ProventionBio and Sanofi is given through intravenous infusion.
2 months ago
A Utah psychiatry expert joined KSL NewsRadio's Dave and Dujanovic to discuss how friends and famil...
Curt Gresseth

Setting boundaries on a friend or family member’s addiction

Instead of boundaries that look like giving in or cutting off the person with an addiction, one Utah expert suggests seeking middle ground.
2 months ago
Flu and other respiratory virus activity continue to ramp up across the United States (Photo courte...
Heather Kelly

It shaping up to be a scary flu season

Frequently wash your hands, get vaccinated and stay away from crowded areas to help prevent the spread of the flu.
2 months ago
A cruise ship with hundreds of Covid-positive passengers docked in Sydney, Australia, after being h...
Heather Law, Aliza Kassim Khalidi and Mayumi Maruyama

Cruise ship with 800 COVID-positive passengers docks in Sydney

The Majestic Princess cruise ship was about halfway through a 12-day voyage when an outbreak of cases was noticed.
2 months ago
Spreading kindness doesn't have to be complicated. (Stock photo, Getty Images)...
Sandee LaMotte, CNN

The health benefits of a random act of kindness

Spreading kindness not only helps others feel better about themselves — it can also boost the giver's health and happiness, according to research. It's a win-win for all.
2 months ago
Photo courtesy of Getty Images...
Zoe Sottile, CNN

The oldest living person in the US just turned 115

Bessie Hendricks, the oldest living person in the United States, has celebrated yet another turn around the sun. The Iowa supercentenarian turned 115 on November 7.
3 months ago
Hospital building...
Aimee Cobabe

Illnesses such as RSV already striking children hard

Illnesses such as RSV are causing more and more children to be admitted to the hospital.
3 months ago
PASADENA, CA - MAY 23:  Comedian Gallagher performs during his appearance at The Ice House Comedy C...
Lisa Respers France, CNN

Gallagher, watermelon-smashing comedian, dead at 76

Comedian Gallagher, best known for his watermelon-smashing comedy routine and many popular specials in the 1980s, died Friday morning. He was 76.
3 months ago
The American Red Cross is asking the public for blood and platelet donations, before a potentially ...
Waverly Golden

A potentially severe flu season may leave blood supply short in the U.S.

The American Red Cross is asking the public for blood and platelet donations, before a potentially severe flu season is upon us.
3 months ago
There are several reasons Trader Joe's, Costco and other stores suddenly stop selling customer favo...
Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business

Why Costco and Trader Joe’s stopped selling your favorite food

There are several reasons Trader Joe's, Costco and other stores suddenly stop selling customer favorites.
3 months ago
Flu and other respiratory virus activity continue to ramp up across the United States (Photo courte...
Deidre McPhillips, CNN

Flu and other respiratory virus activity continues to ramp up across the US

Seventeen states, Washington, DC, and New York City, are reporting high or very high respiratory illness activity amid a flu season that's hitting harder and earlier than usual
3 months ago
Utah Red Cross encourages blood donations....
Waverly Golden

Utah Red Cross announces new partnership to encourage blood donations

Utah Red Cross is launching the "Together We Give" blood drive campaign in partnership with Allegiant for the month of November.
3 months ago
The flu vaccine reduces your chance of severe illness and can reduce the likelihood of contracting ...
Katia Hetter, CNN

What you should know about getting a flu vaccine this year, according to an expert

What to expect when getting the flu vaccine this season.
3 months ago
Utahs numbers rising in Alzheimer patients....
Aubri Wuthrich

Across the U.S. and in Utah, dementia on the rise in adults

Utah health officials say that one in ten adults over the age of 65 show signs of Alzheimer's.
3 months ago
huntsman cancer institute pictured with a section lighted purple, the institute just released an HP...
Adam Small

HPV vaccine rate for Utah teens increasing

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah historically had one of the lowest rates of teens getting the HPV vaccine, but new data shows that’s changing. According to data from the CDC, Utah’s HPV vaccination rate for kids ages 13 to 17 has jumped 16.4% since 2020. That increase moves Utah from 44th to 20th in the […]
3 months ago
consume plastic...
Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large

Gulp. We consume up to a credit card’s worth of plastic *every* week

Originally Published: 31 OCT 22 13:00 ET Updated: 02 NOV 22 12:37 ET    (CNN) — Here’s something that will haunt you: You likely consume the rough equivalent of a credit card’s worth of plastic every single week, according to a World Wildlife Fund study. Yup. You read that right. A credit card! The plastic […]
3 months ago
Stress in utah -- a woman is pictured cradling her head in her hands looking at a laptop...
Kira Hoffelmeyer

Utah is the second-most stressed state according to new study

Stress in Utah is high, according to a new study by healthcare company PlushCare. The company analyzed tweets to find out how stressed each state is.
3 months ago
Flu vaccines...
Allie Litzinger

Fewer people getting flu shot amidst outbreak

According to experts, less people are opting to get the influenza vaccine this season. This flu season is shaping to be big.
3 months ago

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