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New Year’s goals: How fit are you really?

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 10th - 6:27pm

Presidential fitness testing isn’t just for kids in grade school. One Utah mother is using the adult presidential fitness test to set new exercise goals for the year.

Richfield woman fights stage 4 colon cancer with help of telehealth

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 3rd - 6:30pm

Being diagnosed with a serious illness is devastating, but not getting the care you need for a potentially curable or treatable illness is even worse. One woman is relying on technology to ease her pain.

St. George woman focuses on brain health to prevent memory loss

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 27th - 9:40pm

The start of the new year often has people flocking to the gym to stay on top of their workout goals, but some of the most valuable exercises don’t happen in the gym.

Utah doctor helps design smartphone app to detect potentially fatal heart attacks

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 20th - 6:28pm

Getting the proper medical attention quickly after having a heart attack is crucial to survival. Without blood flow, the heart muscle can die very quickly. A Utah doctor is putting the solution in the hands of anyone with a smartphone.

St. George mother finds a way to get back to her favorite sport

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 14th - 7:00pm

Staying active and even competitive in your favorite sport seems to get harder as you age, but one St. George mom is using every resource available to keep up with her kids.

St. George man recovers from fall with help from neuro rehabilitation center

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 6th - 6:28pm

Losing balance and falling is far too common for people as they get older. One St. George man is learning the hard way how to recover from falling.

Group of moms stay active during the winter through snowshoeing

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 3rd - 5:08pm

Braving the winter cold to exercise outside can be quite the challenge this time of year. But an avid group of snowshoers have found a way to embrace the cold weather and stay active all season long.

Retired man stays emotionally connected during the winter through volunteering

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 2nd - 6:02pm

With less sunlight during the winter, it can be difficult to find time to stay socially and emotionally engaged with other people. One man has found a meaningful way to interact with people through volunteering.

Utah father and son find new ways to battle dry skin this winter

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 1st - 9:30pm

Cracked fingers, an itchy scalp and a bloody nose. Utah’s cold weather, low humidity and running the furnace is the perfect recipe for dry skin. One Heber family is doing everything they can to combat dry skin this winter.

Stressed out for the holidays? Here’s how to deal with it

Heather Simonsen, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 30th - 6:30pm

The lists, the parties, the expectations. ‘Tis the season for stress. Too much stress can be toxic.

'It’s a real necessary thing': Experts talk foot care for senior citizens

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 29th - 9:07pm

Foot care is often overlooked, especially for senior citizens. But one nurse who isn't afraid to get up close and personal with hundreds of feet has some advice for seniors on foot care.

How to safely prepare your Thanksgiving dinner to avoid foodborne illness

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 21st - 6:29pm

How you prepare your Thanksgiving meal, and how long you keep food out the day of, is crucial to keeping your family healthy this holiday.

St. George respiratory outpatient clinic is unlike anything else in the state of Utah

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 19th - 10:24pm

It’s that time of year when respiratory infections are common, which can be difficult for older people who already have an existing chronic illness. St. George is home to the only clinic in the state of Utah specifically designed to educate patients.

Pickleball players upping their game with advanced eyewear technology

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 9th - 6:30pm

You may not think pickleball is a very high-tech sport, but two athletes in sunny St. George are proving otherwise. They're using the latest gear on the market to up their game.

Dentist tells parents to let their kids eat as much Halloween candy as they want — as long as there are boundaries

Aley Davis, KSL  |  Posted Oct 30th - 6:30pm

Halloween kicks off the holiday season when we all are tempted with more sweets at home, church and work. This year, one dentist is suggesting something that may surprise you.

Getting your flu shot protects more than just yourself, it protects newborn babies

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 25th - 6:30pm

Some people might think a flu shot will only protect their own health, but one mom said she also depends on others to keep her family healthy.

‘I can do it too’: Mentoring patients through spinal cord injuries

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 18th - 6:27pm

A new program is bringing together patients recovering from spinal cord injuries with mentors who have been through the same experience to share tips and encouragement.

Governor works with nonprofit to award Utah schools new fitness centers

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 10th - 4:13pm

On Tuesday, Gov. Gary Herbert was on handball assignment to visit hundreds of happy students in Salt Lake City. One organization partnered with the governor to help students stay active through a special gift.

LifeVest saves 26-year-old woman from sudden cardiac arrest

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 4th - 5:47pm

Most people take feeling your heart beat every day for granted. But for one young woman, it rarely escapes her mind.