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3 ways technology is improving nursing home care

Amy Osmond Cook, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 11:45am

New technology is transforming the way health care professionals address your biggest concerns regarding the quality of nursing home care and administration.

Stop dreading family parties

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 7:35am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim gives the tools you need to get a more positive mindset before your family holiday gatherings.

A magical night for a little princess with cancer

Angie Denison  |  Posted  Nov 22nd - 11:16pm

Like most girls her age, 6-year-old Simone Bird loves princesses. Her favorites are Cinderella and Elsa. But unlike most girls, Simone has cancer. Neighborhood teens sponsored a princess party to show her their love.

Ogden baby born prematurely on cruise ship arrives in Utah

Sandra Yi  |  Posted  Nov 21st - 10:10pm

Haiden Morgan has spent most of his short life in a Miami hospital, but he finally arrived in Utah Saturday night.

Father begins legal fight to get infant back from adoptive parents

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 8:52pm

Utah's controversial laws regarding a father's rights in adoption procedures are in the spotlight again. A Logan man who claims he lost his newborn daughter to an unwanted adoption began the legal fight to get her back.

Talking to your teen about makeup

Alicia Walters, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 7:29pm

Have a daughter who thinks she's ready to wear makeup, but you don't want to send her to school looking like an eye shadow palette exploded on her face? Consider these 5 points as you help her through this fun transition.

Utah family to be featured in outdoor film

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 11:29am

Brooke Froelich and her son, Huck, are two of the stars in an upcoming film about kids and their parents in the outdoors.

Body of 2-year-old girl dubbed Baby Doe released to her dad

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 9:34am

The body of a 2-year-old girl dubbed Baby Doe after her remains were found in a plastic bag on a Boston Harbor beach has been released to her father.

Mom-to-be labors over college exam just before giving birth

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 8:45am

Not even labor pains could keep Tommitrise Collins from completing a college exam, and a photo of her working on the online test from her hospital bed made her a social media sensation.

3 steps to making the holidays matter — for your whole family

Connie Sokol, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 19th - 7:51pm

Let's fall in love with the holiday season again. Forget the "One-Woman Mom Show" and make the holidays more meaningful by involving family, adjusting expectations, and leaving room at the inn.

Payson woman with viral 'Hallelujah' video to release Christmas album

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Nov 19th - 7:22pm

After her version of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" went viral and left her fans begging for more, a stay-at-home mother of two decided to release a Christmas album.

Have You Seen This? New grandpa can't figure out pregnancy announcement

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Nov 19th - 1:14pm

The joy of this video is that the audience knows the irony of grandpa being unable to guess this monumental piece of information that will change his life forever, all while the viewer is in on the joke. It's a delight.

Dinosaur claws among items on annual list of dangerous toys

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 19th - 8:34am

Dinosaur claws inspired by the movie "Jurassic World" and a quick-folding trampoline are among the items on a consumer watchdog group's annual list of hazardous toys released Wednesday.

6 great board games for kids

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 18th - 7:29pm

As winter in Utah approaches, consider bringing your family out from the cold to play a board game. These six fun board games for children and families will keep you entertained.

Syrian refugee family questions calls for ban

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Nov 17th - 9:16pm

With more than half the nation's governors threatening to block the arrival of refugees, one of the Syrian refugee families in Utah speaks out.

Kenya named world's most dangerous place to be pregnant

Robyn Kriel, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 17th - 8:31pm

About 38 mothers die in childbirth in Mandera County, Kenya for every 1,000 live births, according to the United Nations — two to three women a day.

New American Family Survey reveals how liberals and conservatives view marriage

Candice Madsen  |  Posted  Nov 17th - 7:10pm

A new nationwide survey conducted by the Deseret News and BYU's Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy reveals major differences in how liberals and conservatives view the institution of marriage.

3 students suspected of lacing candy with drugs, alcohol at Box Elder High

McKenzie Romero and Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Nov 17th - 6:25pm

Police have identified three teenagers suspected of lacing gummy candies with alcohol or drugs, sending at least one classmate to the hospital.

Slippers designed to protect feet from LEGO, parents rejoice

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Nov 17th - 11:15am

This one goes out to anyone who has ever experienced the excruciating, blinding, mind-numbing pain of stepping on a tiny plastic brick.

Michelle Obama praises SLC after-school program

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Nov 16th - 9:33pm

Spy Hop Productions, based in Salt Lake City, is one of 12 after-school programs being recognized on Tuesday by first lady Michelle Obama, who will present each organization with the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award.