Health Archive

What Do We Know About E-Cigarettes?

(KCPW News) The Tooele City Council decided to table an ordinance regulating the use of e-cigarettes on Wednesday. The ordinance sought to

Bill Aims to Help Parents Talk to Kids About Sex

One Utah lawmaker wants to make it easier for parents to talk to their kids about sex education. This morning, a bill

Changes to Who Can Enter Smoke Shops in Utah

Who should be allowed in smoke shops? One Utah Representative says no one under the age of 19. That’s why he is

CPR Certification Could Become Mandatory for High Schoolers

(KCPW News) The Utah legislature will be discussing adding a new graduation requirement for Utah high school students during the upcoming session.

CityViews 11/21/12: Food Assessment Study/The Pioneer Table

  Segment 1: Salt Lake City recently completed a study that looked at the local food stream, from the garden to the

Herbert Wants More Answers About Federal Health Insurance Exchange

Utah Governor Gary Herbert wants more answers about what the federal health insurance exchange means for Utah. ​Monday, he sent a list

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

CityViews 9/26/12: Obesity in Children/Comma or Semi-colon?

  Segment 1: A quarter of Utah kids are either overweight or obese. That sobering fact has public health officials and doctors

Utah Cancer Survivors Experience More Chronic Diseases

More people are surviving cancer in Utah, but new data released by the Utah Department of Health show cancer survivors are experiencing

LDS Hospital Completes Five Year Renovation

After a five-year facelift, Salt Lake City’s LDS Hospital is celebrating a new beginning. Monday, the facility was rededicated after a $32