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Why you should still take your kids in for wellness visits, immunizations during the pandemic

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted May 21st - 9:02pm

Stepping into a doctor’s office during the coronavirus pandemic might seem unnerving for some, but health care providers across the state are reassuring parents that now is no time to let up on preventative care.

Are you getting too much screen time during COVID-19?

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted May 15th - 10:12pm

Staying home has many of us spending more time on our electronic devices than normal. While technology is allowing people to connect and work in ways like never before, too much screen time can have a negative impact on our overall health.

Project Protect reaches midpoint for Utah’s largest volunteer-based project since 2002 Olympics

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted May 8th - 10:04pm

This week marks the half-way point for Project Protect, Utah’s largest volunteer-based project since the 2002 Olympics. To date, Intermountain Healthcare in partnership with the University of Utah and LDS Charities, have collected more than 2 million handmade medical grade masks.

Is it safe to give birth at a hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 30th - 9:37pm

Many women are concerned about giving birth during the COVID-19 outbreak, but hospitals say they are taking extra precautions to keep everyone safe.

How to run safely outside during the coronavirus pandemic

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 9:12pm

For many, taking a run or walk outside is the only saving grace they have during this time of isolation. While it's important to get outside, it's also important to do it the right way. Health experts say there is proper running etiquette Utahns should follow to keep everyone safe on the trails

Social distancing is working and it’s saving lives like this 9-month old baby with cancer

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 16th - 10:11pm

Utahns have been social distancing for a while now and new data suggests the time people have spent apart from one another is paying off. Experts say it's not only protecting the general public, but especially those with compromised immune systems.

5 immune boosting vitamins you should include in your diet during COVID-19

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 10th - 10:05pm

While it’s tempting to munch on chips and cookies all day when you’re home-bound, dietitians are saying now is the time to forgo the junk food and make healthy dietary choices a priority.

How to effectively work out at home without gym equipment

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 9:58pm

If you're a gym rat, finding new ways to exercise at home can be a big adjustment, especially if you don't have home gym equipment. KSL reporter Aley Davis found it's possible to have an effective workout at home using just your own body weight.

New online COVID-19 symptom tracker available to the Utah public

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 26th - 9:43pm

Intermountain Healthcare has developed a free online tool to prescreen your symptoms for COVID-19; her name is Scout. More than 80,000 people have utilized the tool since it launched a week ago.

Why social distancing is especially important for people with an autoimmune disease

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 20th - 9:07pm

Social distancing is critical to the health of all Utahns, but it’s especially important for people with autoimmune diseases who are on immune suppressing medications.

Don’t forget about flu shots: Utah family warning others after 5-year-old hospitalized

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 17th - 9:21pm

Five-year-old Sunny Gonzales survived a complicated battle with influenza A this year. Doctors and her South Jordan parents are saying it’s not too late to get a flu shot if you haven’t already been vaccinated.

Sunrise wake-up lights could help you get out of bed on a dark winter morning

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 5th - 10:01pm

After struggling with insomnia and irregular sleeping patterns, Austin Jones invested in a dawn simulator to help him get out of bed on dark winter mornings.

How Parents Can Prepare Your Home, Children Against Coronavirus

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 27th - 9:35pm

Businesses and churches are taking measures to protect the community, but you might be wondering what steps you can take in your home to also prepare.

Intermountain Healthcare announces first-ever 'opioid free surgery' program

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 27th - 7:20am

Intermountain Healthcare became the first health system in Utah to establish an “opioid-free surgery” program for patients looking for alternative pain control methods.

Angel Watch program helps parents prepare for the impending loss of their unborn baby

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 20th - 9:45pm

Preparing for a new baby is often an exciting time, but it can be especially challenging for families who learn their unborn baby is not expected to live. One Utah couple survived the heartbreaking loss with the support of a program called Angel Watch.

Coconut Chia Pudding with Strawberry Lime Topping with Intermountain Healthcare

Intermountain Healthcare  |  Posted Feb 20th - 2:51pm

Coconut Chia Pudding with Strawberry Lime Topping

Utah woman changes lifestyle after fatty liver disease diagnosis

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 14th - 10:27pm

The Mayo Clinic reports 100 million people are affected by fatty liver disease across the country, and it's a growing problem in Utah, too. Often the symptoms are not recognized until it's too late, which is why early screening is so important.

Cold winter hike offers breath of solitude and health benefits

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 7th - 9:48pm

Skiing and snowboarding aren’t the only ways to play in the snow and enjoy clear air. Mountain experts tout snowshoeing as an easy way for adventurers to enjoy the powder without breaking the bank.

Curry Glazed Tuna with Bamboo Rice and Stir-Fried Cabbage with Intermountain Healthcare

Intermountain Healthcare  |  Posted Feb 6th - 10:20am

Curry Glazed Tuna w/Bamboo Rice and Stir-Fried Cabbage with Intermountain Healthcare