Health

A bill on transgender healthcare — banning transgender-related surgeries and puberty blockers for...
Eliza Pace, KSL TV and Aimee Cobabe, KSL NewsRadio

Utah Senate approves changes to transgender care bill, passes on to Gov. Cox

SB16 bans gender-confirming surgeries for minors and also places a moratorium on puberty blockers for minors.
2 days ago
Havasu Falls spills into the water pools below in Supai, Arizona, in October of 2016. Photo credit:...
Forrest Brown, CNN

Grand Canyon’s Havasu Falls to reopen to visitors after 3-year closure

 (CNN) — Havasu Falls, one of the most intriguing features of the Grand Canyon system, will be reopening to visitors after a three-year closure caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. But it’s with a catch. The reopening is scheduled for February 1; however, access will be limited initially to a certain, small group. People whose previous […]
2 days ago
White carnations representing each of the 1,746 unborn babies that were aborted in Utah in 2022 are...
Allessandra Harris and Simone Seikaly

Speeches, silence, during Pro-Life Utah memorial at the Capitol

About 100 people including Utah lawmakers and religious leaders attended the memorial on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023.
3 days ago
 A mental health clinic will reopen on Thursday after a carbon monoxide leak sent at least 17 peop...
Michael Locklear

Carbon monoxide poisoning at central Utah clinic hospitalizes 17 people

The Central Utah Counseling Center in Ephraim was evacuated a week ago after a problem with an old furnace was discovered.
4 days ago
a row of guns are pictured...
Mark Jones

KSL at Night: How do we solve gun violence?

KSL at Night hosts Taylor Morgan and Maura Carabello speak with Clark Aposhian, chairman of the Utah Shooting Sports Council about gun violence.
4 days ago
Prescription opioid...
Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN

Amazon launches $5-a-month unlimited prescription plan

Some of the generic drugs included in the program include Bupropion, Cephalexin, Doxycycline, Estradiol and Sertaline.
5 days ago
inversion and poor air quality in utah pictured...
Britt Johnson

Utah air quality has been good, but that may change soon

Utah air quality is due to get worse as a high-pressure system moves into the state and blocks any storms from coming in.
6 days ago
The flu vaccine reduces your chance of severe illness and A surge in flu cases this spring is predi...
Allessandra Harris

Doctors urge vaccination, predict surge in flu cases

A new surge of influenza is predicted to hit Utahns in the spring. Health officials urge vaccination to protect them from the flu.
6 days ago
Three bills dealing with transgender youth in Utah have easily passed through the Utah Senate....
Simone Seikaly

Transgender youth-related bills pass Senate, advance to Utah House

Three bills that dealing with transgender-related issues have been approved by the Utah Senate and now move to the Utah House for consideration.
9 days ago
freshwater fish...
Alexandrea Bonilla

Freshwater fish may impact your health, new study reports.

According to a study published in the Journal Environmental Research, freshwater fish in the continental United States contain high levels of PFAs.
9 days ago
social media...
Curt Gresseth

Utah congressman discusses his bill to ban US teens under 16 from using social media

Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, discusses his new bill that would ban American kids younger than 16 from using social media platforms.
9 days ago
An hour after Utah's senate passed a vote on the bill that bans transgender-related surgeries for m...
Lindsay Aerts

Bill banning transgender-related surgeries on minors advances after key Senate vote

SB16, sponsored by Sen. Mike Kennedy, R-Alpine, places a ban on transgender-related surgeries for minors.
9 days ago
mental health...
Elizabeth Weiler

Davis County offering free mental health screening event for teens

The free event will allow Parents and their teens in 7th through 12th grade to check in with a mental health professional in person.
11 days ago
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) needs a reset, and is in "a moment of peril...
CNN

CDC needs a federally-funded reset says new report

The report says the CDC should strengthen its global work, improve data collection, and create the ability to move money within its budget.
11 days ago
Next Thursday, Gov. Spenser Cox will deliver the 2023 State of the State Address to the Utah Legis...
Mark Jones

Social media to blame for decline of mental health of youth, Gov Cox says

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox says social media is having a negative impact on the mental health of the youth.
16 days ago
A Utah lawmaker will propose a rule change that would amend Utah's Rules of Civil Procedure, the gu...
Lindsay Aerts

Utah abortion ban could take effect if lawmakers change a procedural rule

If the rule change to Utah's Rules of Civil Procedure passes, a near total ban on abortion in Utah could take effect.
17 days ago
utah school enrollment...
Allessandra Harris

Davis School District has support team for military-connected children

Davis School District has a Military Support Team that provides help for students with connections to the military.
17 days ago
Long Covid is a debilitating condition that can include breathing problems, brain fog, chronic coug...
Sandee LaMotte, CNN

Experts disagree on length of most long-term symptoms from mild COVID-19

The study compared thousands of vaccinated and unvaccinated people with mild Covid symptoms who were not hospitalized with people who tested negative for the virus.
17 days ago
The avian flu was detected in wild birds in 13 Utah Counties....
Aubri Wuthrich

Avian flu kills wild birds in four more counties in Utah

The avian flu was detected in wild birds in 13 Utah Counties.
17 days ago
a woman holds her head because of a migrain...
Curt Gresseth

New treatments, headache school emerging to treat migraine attacks

Migraine headaches affect 37 million Americans. A Utah doctor discusses the new medications and treatments for sufferers. There is even a free, online headache school at the University of Utah.
17 days ago
A sticker on the door to a state liquor store in Salt Lake City shows the legal drinking age on Fri...
Alexandrea Bonilla

Portions of Utah’s alcohol profits to fund underage drinking prevention

The Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Services says part of the money from alcohol sales goes to prevent teen drinking.
18 days ago
Gov. Spencer Cox announced Utah Court of Appeals Judge Jill M. Pohlman is his nominee to serve on t...
Mark Jones

Gov. Cox expresses concern over social media impact on children

Concerns over the impact social media is having on the state's children were raised by Gov. Spencer Cox during an symposium on Tuesday.
18 days ago
health care costs...
Curt Gresseth

Would you pay for surgery to be taller? Kaysville mom says her daughter’s happier now.

Would you pay for surgery to be taller? A man in Turkey had two surgeries (about $27,000) that added 5 inches to his 5-foot-2 frame. A Kaysville mother says her daughter is happier after surgery to even out the length of her legs.
18 days ago
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 06: A cold and flu medicine shelf is empty in a CVS pharmacy on Dece...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Is everyone you know sick in Utah?

Does it seem like people are more people are sick in Utah? The numbers are there to back up that viruses — yes multiple — are working their way around.
19 days ago

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