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Utah baby taken to hospital after getting tangled in window blinds

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:17pm

A baby who reportedly became tangled in window blind cords was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon, the Logan Fire Department said.

What is chronic absenteeism? Utah school board says it needs consistent definition

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:16am

Critics say lawmaking on truancy, absenteeism encroaches on parental rights. Education officials say locals want guidance on the point.

Utah lawmakers eye package of bills to keep kids from experimenting with e-cigs

Wendy Leonard, KSL and Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 6:43am

As growing number of Utah students are experimenting with electronic cigarettes, state lawmakers are toiling with how to keep it from getting out of control.

‘There is always far more good’: Household items donated to dozens of Utah families in need

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 6:21am

Beds. Toys. Microwaves. Clothes. Vacuum cleaners. Rugs. Pots and pans.

The rate of teen vaping has doubled within two years, new research finds

Jen Christensen and Matthew Stucker, CNN  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:29am

The rates of eighth, 10th and 12th graders who use e-cigarettes continued to rise this year and doubled from 2017 to 2019, according to research released Wednesday.

The college student’s quick guide to off-campus housing

Cassie Tolhurst, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:16am

It’s that time of year again. The air is cooling off, the days are getting shorter, and the school year is underway. For a college student, that also means textbooks, class schedules and housing.

Study finds air pollution reaches placenta during pregnancy

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:08am

A new study suggests when a pregnant woman breathes in air pollution, it can travel beyond her lungs to the placenta that guards her fetus.

South Jordan dad takes carpool duties to next level with costumes, characters

Shara Park, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:31am

A Utah father is becoming a social media sensation with his unique approach to the middle-school carpool.

Disney's Bedtime Hotline is here to convince your stubborn kid to go to sleep

Scottie Andrew, CNN  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:16am

Can't get your kid to go to sleep? Is said kid obsessed with superheroes, princesses, Mickey Mouse or an ancient green alien? Would the kid finally sleep if the chosen object of obsession sweetly asked them to?

Walmart will trade you a gift card for your old car seat

Allen Kim, CNN  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:36pm

Walmart is partnering with TerraCycle — a global waste management company that works with companies, retailers, cities and facilities to recycle "difficult-to-recycle" products and packaging — to offer the nation's largest car seat recycling event, with nearly 4,000 Walmarts participating across the country.

Utah teen wins gold medal at the Youth World Archery Championships

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 16th - 11:20am

“I did well,” Makenzie Weatherspoon said, reluctantly. “I just kind of keep it simple, like…I did okay.”

Utah Valley University introducing lactation pods for moms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 9:54pm

Utah Valley University is introducing lactation pods for new mothers.

'She wasn’t supposed to go without him': Idaho Falls couple married 68 years dies 8 days apart

Nate Eaton, East Idaho News  |  Posted Sep 14th - 7:06am

This Idaho couple was married for 68 years and died eight days apart —and he nearly died at her funeral.

High schoolers who don't date are less depressed than their counterparts who do, study says

Kirsi Goldynia, CNN  |  Posted Sep 13th - 7:31pm

Dating is a normal part of adolescence — and a formative one at that. Decades of research have suggested a link between romantic relationships and identity development as teenagers mature into young adults.

Utah doctor: Youths often can't tell real vaping cartridges from black market

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Sep 13th - 3:01pm

University of Utah doctors say they continue working to get to the bottom of a vaping-related illness affecting dozens of youth in the state and hundreds around the country.

Utah group 'Featured Female' aims to create supportive community for women

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 12th - 8:36pm

Balloons and banners brighten the space where women, many of whom are strangers, have come together with one purpose: to create community. This is one just one of the monthly events by Featured Female, a local group created to bring women together.

Utah mom denied legal CBD suffering 'court-ordered pain,' advocate says

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 10th - 4:48pm

A Provo woman who takes CBD oil for chronic pain says she lives in constant fear of losing custody of her children.

HBO produces documentary to help kids understand 9/11

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 10th - 3:19pm

For students from elementary to high school, the Sept. 11 terrorist attack isn't a memory. It's history. A new HBO documentary that debuts on the event's 18th anniversary treats it that way.

Have You Seen This? What twin toddlers do when they should be sleeping

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 10th - 3:00pm

Any parent will relate to this while feeling high levels of anxiety.

Indian woman gives birth to twins at age of 73

Swati Gupta and Sugam Pokharel, CNN  |  Posted Sep 9th - 7:47pm

A 73-year-old woman in India has given birth to twin girls.