Health Archive

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

Utah Youth Smoking At 5.9 Percent, All-Time Low

Fewer Utahns are lighting up. A new report released by the Utah Department of Health shows youth smoking in the state is

Politics Up Close: Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck, Gov. Herbert’s Environmental Adviser

Progressive public policy is the goal of Democratic State Representative Rebecca Chavez-Houck. The Salt Lake City lawmaker has served in the legislature

Report Says Medicaid Won’t Bust Utah’s Budget

A new report by a local advocacy group says Medicaid spending is not going to cripple Utah’s budget, despite fears expressed by