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US adults who binge drink are drinking even more, study says

Shelby Lin Erdman, CNN  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:37pm

Adults in the United States who binge drink are consuming even more alcohol per binging episode, according to a new study published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

King Tut's treasures are headed to Boston for the first time in 50 years

Leah Asmelash, CNN  |  Posted Jan 18th - 11:37am

A traveling collection of King Tut's treasures has already visited some of the world's biggest cities: Paris, Los Angeles and London.

Utah couple travels to Rio de Janeiro to help revitalize art center

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 17th - 11:05am

When the two wanted to celebrate their 10-year wedding anniversary and Sunny’s 40th birthday, they chose the colorful and lively Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Burnout linked to potentially deadly irregular heartbeat, study says

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Jan 15th - 4:45pm

If you're feeling bone-deep mental and physical exhaustion, or what is otherwise known as burnout, new research suggests you could be at a higher risk for a potentially fatal heart flutter.

An easy New Year's resolution: Eat more pantry dinners. Here's how

Rebecca Clyde  |  Posted Jan 14th - 8:37pm

Instead of feeling like a failure and grabbing takeout when you'd rather make something at home, use up what you've already got in your kitchen to throw together a quick and easy dinner that won't feel like it was plan B. Here's how you can do that.

Man locked inside Sandy 24 Hour Fitness is 'free at last'

Merritt Jewel,  |  Posted Jan 14th - 4:18pm

Dan Hill's wife told him to "find a comfortable place to sleep" after discovering he was stuck inside the 24 Hour Fitness gym in Sandy over the weekend.

#EscapeTheVape, Tiktok, trick shots: Teens, young adults destroying their e-cigarettes to prove a point

Merritt Jewel,  |  Posted Jan 14th - 2:41pm

A social media campaign started by the Truth Initiative has inspired teens and young adults to find creative ways to destroy their e-cigarette products and quit vaping altogether.

US drinking more now than before Prohibition

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 14th - 1:47pm

Americans are drinking more now than when Prohibition was enacted. What’s more, it’s been rising for two decades, and it’s not clear when it will fall again.

Weed impairs driving skills long after the high is gone

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Jan 14th - 11:48am

Running red lights. Driving at high speeds. Crossing center lines into the opposite lanes. Getting into accidents -- even hitting pedestrians. A new study found these were some of the dangerous driving behaviors of regular, heavy users of recreational weed who began using before the age of 16.

A man re-animated 'Sleeping Beauty' to create an unforgettable wedding proposal

Mallory Hughes, CNN  |  Posted Jan 13th - 7:44pm

An illustrator, a self-described hopeless romantic and a room full of Redditors made one man's proposal to his high school sweetheart quite literally picture perfect.

Coach Kim: Blended families are a complex challenge

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 13th - 7:02am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares some of the challenges a stepfamily today faces and what needs to happen to beat the grim statistics.

Sprinkler system causes thousands of dollars in damages at Salt Lake City Arts Hub

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 12th - 4:00pm

The Utah Arts Alliance’s SLC Arts Hub experienced a malfunction in a thermostat Friday morning, triggering the sprinklers to turn on, according to development director David Kubinski.

Weight loss equals healthy? Not always. Here’s why.

Devrie Pettit, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 9th - 8:33pm

Perhaps you’ve been strongly advised by your doctor that you must lose weight to decrease symptoms or prevent disease. But this universal recommendation is what many non-diet nutrition professionals call “lazy medicine” because it fails to zoom out.

A billionaire is giving away $9 million to his Twitter followers to see if the money makes them happier

Scottie Andrew, CNN  |  Posted Jan 9th - 10:49am

A Japanese billionaire will give away more than $9 million to 1,000 people on Twitter to see if it improves their happiness. All they had to do to get it was retweet him.

Best and worst diets for 2020, ranked by experts, with a popular one near last

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Jan 7th - 8:39pm

Who won the 2020 battle of the diets?

Utah diabetics band together to share supplies in underground network

John Wojcik, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Jan 7th - 7:05am

Stephanie Arceneaux says she’s just doing her part. Others might say she’s some sort of an insulin Santa Claus, while most accurately she could be classified as a lifesaver… literally.

US on track for one of the worst flu seasons in decades

Elizabeth Cohen and John Bonifield, CNN  |  Posted Jan 6th - 9:18pm

This flu season is shaping up to be one of the worst in decades, according to the United States' top infectious disease doctor.

Salt Lake City's Off-Broadway Theatre needs a new home

Heather Simonsen, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 4th - 6:26pm

“We’ve given 25 years to the community and we hope that eventually, we can find another space that we can give even more,” Eric Jensen said.

What does Utah’s Medicaid expansion mean and how do you enroll?

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jan 3rd - 4:05pm

Those seeking Medicaid under the expansion were able to begin the enrollment process Wednesday. Utah Department of Health officials said they believed the expansion would make 120,000 new Utah adults available for the program.