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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.

Springville mother finds balance between raising kids and caring for her aging mother

Aley Davis, KSL  |  Posted Sep 27th - 5:47pm

It’s called the Sandwich Generation — people who are still raising their kids at home while also caring for their aging parents. One mother has found a way to pull it off without becoming too stressed or even sick herself.

What is functional fitness and why should I be doing it?

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:41pm

Staying in shape can sometimes feel monotonous and in vain, but one man says it doesn't have to be that way. For Your Life Your Health, a local fitness expert explains the benefits of a growing trend in Utah.

Bountiful man credits Fitbit for saving his life during heart attack

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 14th - 11:02am

Lots of people are using wearable devices these days to set reminders, check their messages and track their steps. One man’s Fitbit ended up saving his life.

Larger than 'LIFE' art installation focuses on suicide prevention

Erin Goff, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 10th - 5:04pm

Suicide prevention is a priority for one student group, and on Monday those students set up a 3D art instillation at the University of Utah's Marriott Library.

School nurse uses Intermountain’s GermWatch to help students stay healthy

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 7th - 5:47pm

With school back in full swing, students are sharing pencils, computers, and probably some germs. One school nurse is using a valuable resource to keep her students healthy in the classroom.