Healthcare Archive

SLC to Recognize World AIDS Day with HIV Rates Rising

As Salt Lake City prepares to recognize World AIDS Day Saturday with several downtown events, the Salt Lake Valley Health Department is

Salt Lake Joins Coalition to Make Homes Healthier

Salt Lake County is taking steps to treat kids before they get sick. Yesterday, the County signed the Green and Healthy Homes

Diabetes Research and Advocacy Groups Unite Against Disease

The American Diabetes Association and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation joined forces with the Utah Department of Health today (Wednesday) on World Diabetes

State’s Homeless Summit Promotes “Housing First” Model

Homeless service providers will gather in Salt Lake City this week for the 9th annual Homeless Summit to discuss ways to end

Huntsman Cancer Institute Develops Program to Screen For Colon Cancer Early On

Early detection of colon cancer is getting easier thanks to a new computer program at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. The program checks

Health Care Reform: Medicine, Myths, and Realities, a Panel Discussion on the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act has been hotly debated since it was enacted in March, 2010.  On October 30, a panel discussion featuring

U of U Scientists Create Intravaginal Ring to Prevent HIV

A device that could prevent HIV transmission is being developed in our own backyard. Scientists at the University of Utah have developed

Utah Experts Discuss Best Ways to Treat Brain Injuries

Brain injuries are an everyday occurrence in Utah. Thursday, more than 300 professionals and people closest to the issue met at

Experts Agree Information is Key as Mental Health Awareness Week Recognized

This week marks Mental Illness Awareness Week, an opportunity to learn more about serious mental illnesses. Utah experts say one in four

Medicaid Pilot Project For Autism Begins Taking Applications

A new Medicaid pilot project offering services to children with autism spectrum disorders begins accepting applications today. As KCPW’s Charlotte Duren reports,