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Heat might really be getting to your brain

Maritza Moulite, CNN  |  Posted Jul 13th - 8:37pm

We might be able to blame the heat for our bad decisions: A small study published this week found that college students who lived in dorms without air conditioning during a heat wave did worse on cognitive assessments than students who had air conditioning.

The new rules of recycling

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 13th - 1:41pm

For decades, America shipped much of its recyclables to China. But China no longer wants several types of waste.

10 healthy frozen pop recipes to help you cool down this summer

Rebecca Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 11th - 8:37pm

Beat the heat and dehydration with these delicious, nutrient-packed and dietitian-approved frozen pop recipes.

A guide to tipping during your summer travel

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 11th - 11:29am

Two questions often come up during the summer travel season: “Do I have to tip?” and “If so, how much?”

Coach Kim: Stop keeping up with the Joneses

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 9th - 7:00am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim Giles explains how to separate your self-worth from your stuff.

Best beach foods and snacks

Lisa Drayer, CNN  |  Posted Jul 6th - 8:37pm

A day at the beach is a summer ritual that will hopefully bring lots of sunshine, sandcastles and crashing waves at your feet.

Ask a designer: Front porches and entries that say 'welcome'

Melissa Rayworth, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 8:38pm

Interior designer Joan Craig sees many clients who give the decorating of their living room or kitchen a lot of thought. Yet while “people have become much more attuned to developing personality inside a house,” she says, “the outside becomes something that often can be much more generic.”

You're probably washing your hands all wrong, study says

Melissa Gray, CNN  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 8:36pm

Hand-washing seems pretty simple, but a recent study shows that 97% of the time, we're still doing it wrong — which can lead to contamination of food and surfaces and result in foodborne illness.

We went 30 days limited to 1 hour of screen time: Here’s what happened

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted Jul 2nd - 7:31pm

The term “binge watch” or the sight of someone aimlessly scrolling on their phone have become common things and prove that, in some degree or another, most of us are glued to our screens. But we’re not powerless.

Report: Utah the 6th best state for child wellness, ranks at top in 'family and community' metric

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Jul 2nd - 11:04am

Utah is the 6th best state in the country for child well-being, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a children's advocacy group.

Coach Kim: Dealing with a stubborn spouse

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 2nd - 7:00am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim explains the reason for stubborn behavior and how to deal with it.

Sunscreen 101: Your guide to summer sun protection and sunburn care

Maddie Bender, CNN  |  Posted Jun 29th - 8:37pm

Whether you're preparing for a day at the beach or an outdoor picnic this summer, make sure to put sun protection on your to-do list.

How to eat healthy when hiking or camping

Suzanne Lewis, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 28th - 8:37pm

Whether you roam nearby for a day hike or venture out on an overnight camping trip, food is an important part of making the most of any outdoor adventure.

6 stores in Utah that will deliver groceries to your door

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 28th - 3:46pm

Walmart recently announced that the company is expanding its delivery service to the Salt Lake City and Provo areas. Here are five other grocery stores that will deliver to your door as well.

Survey: Exercise and obesity are both rising in US

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 28th - 12:31pm

It may seem like a contradiction, but more adults in the U.S. say they are exercising at the same time more of them are becoming obese.

Woman's selfies capture moving lump on face: a parasite

Michael Nedelman, CNN  |  Posted Jun 27th - 8:38pm

In selfies, a woman documented a lump under her skin for weeks before doctors were able to remove it — and it didn't stay in one place, according to a case report in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Orthorexia: Do you have an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating?

Emily Fonnesbeck, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 26th - 8:05pm

Healthy eating is a worthwhile endeavor. It’s definitely common to put at least some emphasis on meal planning, making nutritious choices and fueling your body. But for some, healthy eating gets taken to extremes.

Coach Kim: 6 ways to feel more content now

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 26th - 7:02am

"I’m always stressed, bothered and feel under pressure to get to the next level faster." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares some ways to accept where you are and feel better about your future.

Medical milestone: US OKs marijuana-based drug for seizures

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:58pm

U.S. health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law, despite growing legalization for recreational and medical use.

Kids' exposure to addiction drug rose 215 percent in 3 years, study says

Maritza Moulite, CNN  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:03pm

More than 11,200 calls concerning children's exposure to buprenorphine, an opioid medication used to treat opioid use disorder, were made to US poison control centers from 2007 to 2016, a new study found.