Health Archive

Updated Survey Method Reveals More Uninsured, Smokers

Updated survey methods used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Utah Department of Health indicate higher numbers of

Rape Recovery Center and Doctoral Candidate Work to Curb Dating Violence in Schools

Could teaching teens about dating violence actually lead them to be more aggressive? Studies say in certain cases, yes. Now, the Rape

Lee: Don’t Bully Supreme Court on Health Care Law Ruling

Freshman Utah Senator Mike Lee joined other Republicans on the Senate floor this morning, accusing Democrats of trying to influence the U.S.

Disease Caused by Rodent Exposure Kills Two Utahns

Two adult Utahns have died in the past month from Hantavirus infection, which leads to a deadly lung disease. And that comes

Task Force Talks Federal Health Care Implementation

State lawmakers once again rolled up their sleeves this morning at the state capitol to discuss how Utah will approach the implementation

Report Warns of Billions in Additional Obesity-Related Costs

Utahns who are packing on the pounds will cost the state billions of additional dollars in health care over the next few

Celebration Honors Utahns at the Forefront of HIV Care

Care for patients suffering from HIV has come a long way over the past 30 years. Wednesday, the Utah AIDS foundation honored

Health Clinic Serving Homeless Gets $3 Million Grant

Two community health centers in Utah were awarded federal grants today as part of the health care reform law to help expand

Health Department Still Notifying SSN Hacking Victims

The Utah Department of Health has sent letters to nearly everyone who had their social security number stolen by hackers earlier this

New Compound Shows Promise for Leukemia Patients

Researchers at the Huntsman Cancer Institute have discovered a new compound that could offer hope to patients suffering from leukemia. Dr. Nikolaus