Extensive surveying of Utah youth in 2017 found that more than 20 percent respondents who are in eighth grade or above have tried e-cigarettes at least once, and that similar numbers have tried alcohol, according to the Utah Department of Health.
The latest batch of teens, otherwise known as Gen Z, is maturing in a world where most of them have a smartphone and social media is right at their fingertips 24/7. What are they really doing when their eyes are glued to the screen?
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted
Mar 15th - 11:02am
Parents and children with autism got a chance to experience a new sensory room installed at Vivint Arena. The room, which will be opened March 30, will allow those with sensory-related problems a place for comfort during sporting events.
Joya Misra, a sociology professor at the University of Massachusetts, has a simple piece of advice for her female graduate students pursuing a career in academia: Don't tell a potential employer that you're a mother.
Utah lawmakers appropriated record levels of funding for public education and set higher expectations for early reading. New standards call for stepped up local accountability and action to improve on Utah's 50 percent proficiency statewide.
The path to parenthood can be different for everyone. While some couples become pregnant right away, the sting of infertility is all too real for others. One Utah County woman is going to great lengths to achieve her dream of becoming a parent.
Vicki Allsopp, KSL.com Contributor | Posted
Feb 23rd - 3:57pm
Research shows that participating in recreational and outdoor activities has positive effects on a family's communication, cooperation and resilience. Here are three not-so-typical recreational activities to plan for your next family outing.