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Walmart to quit selling e-cigarettes amid vaping backlash

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:52am

Walmart is getting out of the vaping business.

Instagram will block content promoting weight-loss products, cosmetic procedures to minors

Gabrielle Sorto, CNN  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:21pm

Instagram announced a new policy that will block, and sometimes remove, content promoting weight-loss or cosmetic procedures to younger teens.

The 1954 Mercury Monterey Sun Valley known as 'Aunt Bea'

Jeff Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 19th - 11:44am

The origin of the sunroof as we know it today dates back all the way to one of the first examples from 1954: the Mercury Monterey Sun Valley.

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.

5 things to do every day to actually improve your health

Rose Mattson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:36pm

From flashy headlines telling you to “eat this, not that” to reading how kale might save lives or seeing sugar being vilified yet again, it can be so difficult to wade through the muck to find out what actually helps improve your health.

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.

Tracy Aviary says goodbye to popular sun conures; new bird species on its way

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 16th - 5:36pm

Some of Tracy Aviary’s more popular and colorful creatures are moving on to another home after about a decade in Utah, as another colorful species prepares to make a comeback.

Coach Kim: When you get mad, you get stupid

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:05am

I heard this recently: “When you get mad you get stupid." I immediately recognized it as truth. In this useful edition of LIFEadvice, I'll share a process that will help you fight smarter.

This photographer captures airplane's technicolor rainbow trails

Francesca Street, CNN  |  Posted Sep 14th - 11:31am

An airplane speeds through the clouds, a trail of technicolor contrails following behind, illuminating the sky in dazzling rainbow shades.

Health experts back treatment for kids with peanut allergy

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 13th - 3:48pm

Government experts on Friday backed an experimental treatment for children with peanut allergies that could become the first federally approved option for preventing life-threatening reactions.

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.

Downton Abbey costume on display at South Jordan Megaplex

KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 13th - 11:02am

Downton Abbey fans might want to plan a trip to the South Jordan Megaplex to see the dress that actress Maggie Smith wore in the TV series.

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.

Daytime naps once or twice a week may be linked to a healthy heart, researchers say

Amy Woodyatt, CNN  |  Posted Sep 10th - 8:37pm

Some good news for nap fanatics — a new study has found that a daytime nap taken once or twice a week could lower the risk of heart attacks or strokes.

It's World Suicide Prevention Day. Here are some resources that could help save a life

KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 10th - 3:53pm

Suicide is the leading cause of death for Utahns ages 10-24. And it affects many others across the country and around the globe, too. On World Suicide Prevention Day, we're sharing resources that could potentially help save a life.

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.

Coach Kim: Don’t let religion define other people

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 9th - 4:10pm

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim explains how humans divide into groups to boost their self-esteem and how that can harm relationships.

The problem with diet talk

Devrie Pettit, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 8th - 11:19am

Diet talk is a thread in almost every fabric of conversation. Discussions infiltrate the workplace, fitness classes, lunch dates and the home. Changing the conversation is vital to gain confidence in how you take care of your body.

World's best country to visit in 2019, according to the World Economic Forum

Julia Buckley, CNN  |  Posted Sep 6th - 11:01am

It has more than 3,000 miles of coastline, and no fewer than 48 UNESCO World Heritage sites.

10 hacks to make family meals easier, more enjoyable

Brittany Poulson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 5th - 8:30pm

Are weeknight dinners a struggle at your house? With September being Family Meals Month, registered dietitians share their top hacks to make family meals easier and more enjoyable for both parents and kids.