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97-year-old Utah woman sends grandsons in WWII bomber to remember her late husband

Ray Boone  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:14pm

Some things in life are worth waiting for. In a way, Affra Nelson's been waiting a lifetime to see a B-17 Flying Fortress in person.

Marital problems? There’s an app for that

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 19th - 3:53pm

While money is the most oft-cited cause of stress in relationships, technology is also making its mark. One Utah therapist, however, is fighting fire with fire by designing an app to help couples come closer together.

Mom of the year implores parents to open hearts, homes to foster children

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   May 18th - 9:38pm

In the face of a critical shortage of licensed foster homes, Stephanie Olsen, the state's foster mom of the year, implored Utahns Thursday to open their hearts and homes to help hundreds of children in state care.

Fitted tees, shorty shorts: Sending the wrong message to girls?

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted   May 18th - 8:00am

Sharon Choksi, a mom of two and an entrepreneur, grew so frustrated with the clothing options offered for girls that she co-founded a business, Girls Will Be, which provides empowering shirts and shorts so girls can live their active lives and still feel good about what they wear.

1.2 million adolescents' deaths mostly preventable, report says

Meera Senthilingam, CNN  |  Posted   May 17th - 4:45pm

More than 1.2 million adolescents die every year around the world — an average of 3,000 deaths per day — from causes that are largely preventable, according to a new report from the World Health Organization.

Have You Seen This? Perfect Nerf shot at mom

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   May 16th - 1:15pm

Moms endure a lot of things and this is living proof of that. Nerf guns, bored dads and a camera, that's all we need.

Idaho mother from viral donation video finishes chemotherapy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 16th - 11:29am

It has been seven months since Amanda Kofoed was diagnosed with cancer, six months since a video of friends surprising her with $13,000 in donations went viral, and one month since she finished chemotherapy.

Fidget spinners, the hit toy that spun out of nowhere

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 16th - 8:09am

Stores can't keep them in stock. Parents are scrambling to find them. And some schools have banned them.

Study: Bullying persists in school, reports of sex crime up

Maria Danilova, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 16th - 7:45am

One in every 5 middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school and the number of reports of sexual assault on college campuses has more than tripled over the past decade, according to a federal study released Tuesday.

Teen dies from too much caffeine, coroner says

Jamiel Lynch, CNN  |  Posted   May 16th - 7:25am

Too much caffeine caused the death of a 16-year-old high school student from South Carolina who collapsed during class last month, according to the county coroner.

School sex complaints to federal agency rise — and languish

Emily Schmall and Reese Dunklin, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 15th - 11:47am

Hector and Itza Ayala sat in a conference room at Houston's prestigious high school for the performing arts, clutching a document they hoped would force administrators to investigate their 15-year-old daughter's claim of a classroom sex assault.

Holladay mother receives special surprise on the first Mother's Day after her son's death

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted   May 14th - 11:01pm

The first Mother's Day after the loss of a child is especially heart wrenching. But a Holladay man and his parents decided to ease his wife's pain with a special surprise. It began with mixing paints and preparing a canvas.

More states allow sunscreen at schools without doctor's OK

Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 14th - 4:16pm

Susan Grenon makes sure her son is lathered with sunscreen before he leaves for school in the morning, but the fair-skinned 10-year-old can't bring a bottle to reapply it without a doctor's note.

Hong Kong's unsung heroes: Mothers making the ultimate sacrifice

Rebecca Wright CNN  |  Posted   May 14th - 8:12am

Hundreds of miles from home, many work 12 hour days, six days a week, and they're paid less than the minimum wage.

Playground honors Provo family that died in plane crash

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   May 12th - 10:45pm

Almost two years ago, a devastating plane crash killed four members of a Provo family. Friday they were honored with a new playground at Rock Canyon Elementary in Provo.

Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity

Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 12th - 3:04pm

A year after Caitlyn Jenner announced her new name and gender, the popularity of the name Caitlyn plummeted more than any other baby name, according to Social Security's annual list of the most popular baby names.

Parental burnout: It's really a thing

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted   May 10th - 8:06am

Like most parents, my weekends are consumed with getting my girls, ages 9 and 11, to and from various activities.

Prebiotic brings infant formula 1 step closer to breast milk

Robert Lawrence, Contributor  |  Posted   May 9th - 11:59am

Human milk oligosaccharides now appear for the first time in infant formula available at the local grocery store. What are they and what benefits may they have for your baby?

Premature 1-lb. baby recovers from heart surgery

Julie Wootton, Times-News  |  Posted   May 9th - 11:31am

A baby born four months premature in Twin Falls has recovered from a successful heart surgery.

The most dangerous emotion in your marriage

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, Contributors  |  Posted   May 8th - 7:15am

"My husband and I have been married for 17 years. I find myself now struggling to connect, and at some level even not wanting to be around him." In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham explain the one emotion most likely to ruin a marriage and how to avoid it.