What if you knew your chances of getting cancer were higher than most people? And what if you knew there was a way to intervene before you got sick? One Utah family shares how genetic testing is impacting the decisions they make.
Anyone familiar with cancer treatment knows it involves lots of doctor appointments. Making the same drive several times a week can be grueling, but now technology is sparing patients those repeated trips and offering them better quality of life.
No one's taken the brunt of the pandemic like health care workers on the frontline. The unrelenting cases of COVID-19 have brought many to their breaking point. Three caregivers at Intermountain Layton Hospital are sharing how their job affects them personally.
As one Tooele mother knows, it can be frustrating trying to help a loved one who won't readily seek treatment. A psychiatrist with the Huntsman Mental Health Institute shared how to best help those who need help, but are reluctant.
As ICU beds reach max capacity with yet another rise in COVID-19 cases, Intermountain Healthcare is looking for additional ways to take care of sick patients. A new program born during the pandemic utilizes technology to allow some patients the luxury of recovering from the comfort of their home.
Data shows COVID-19 can cause devastating complications for both pregnant women and their babies. But many are putting off the vaccination for fear it will prevent them from getting pregnant in the first place.
With the delta variant raging across the country, Utah families are facing difficult decisions at the start of a new school year. One Santaquin mother said wearing a mask is ultimately about community and looking out for your friends — lessons she hopes her children will learn.
Experts are calling the mental health challenges many people are now facing the second wave of the pandemic. While they've seen an increase in demand, they remind families there are resources and people ready to help. One Utah family is grateful it reached out years ago.
One in every 20 middle school students and one in every five high school students reported using an e-cigarette in the past 30 days, according to the 2020 National Youth Tobacco survey. Those numbers have doctors concerned and urging parents to start an important conversation with their kids before school starts.
The start of school is just a couple weeks away for most Utah families and now pediatricians are also stressing the importance of students getting the COVID-19 shots and other immunizations before they head back to school.
Navigating cancer is never easy, especially for children. With the help of a unique treatment, and the generosity of Millie's Princess Foundation and a few special performers, one Pleasant Grove teen is still smiling.
Between the warm weather and upcoming holiday weekend, more families are spending time playing in the water this summer. But after five drownings in just one week this month, safety experts are concerned. One Draper mother shares the sobering reminder she received earlier this month.
Intermountain Healthcare has long provided on-site work clinics, and they're now introducing a new approach to family medicine with a focus on preventative care. One Utah Valley family says they've benefitted from this intimate and intentional approach to medicine.
A BYU study shows kids eat more calories in postgame snacks than they burn during their actual game. With a childhood obesity rate of 19% in the United States, dietitians are concerned. One Utah dad and coach is keeping health a priority on the field.