Aley Davis

Aley Davis

Genetic testing impacts the decisions one Utah family is making after cancer diagnosis

Genetic testing impacts the decisions one Utah family is making after cancer diagnosis

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 12 - 3:23 p.m.

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.
Salt Lake woman with metastatic cancer finds improved quality of life with advanced treatment, therapies

Salt Lake woman with metastatic cancer finds improved quality of life with advanced treatment, therapies

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 9 - 9:43 p.m.

Doctors have become really good at treating cancer and through recent medical advancements and therapies, they're getting better at giving patients better quality of life.
Telehealth oncology services allow Utah man to be treated closer to home

Telehealth oncology services allow Utah man to be treated closer to home

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 8 - 9:52 p.m.

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.
Same-day biopsy offers women greater peace of mind in breast cancer treatment

Same-day biopsy offers women greater peace of mind in breast cancer treatment

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 7 - 10:03 p.m.

Recent advancements in screening and treatment are making it possible for people to be treated for breast cancer more easily and successfully. One Utah woman is grateful she didn't delay care.
Why fall is the best time of year to hit the hiking trails

Why fall is the best time of year to hit the hiking trails

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 30 - 9:39 p.m.

If you haven't headed up one of Utah's beautiful canyons in a while, now is the time. The leaves are officially bursting with color. One Utah family explains why they make fall hiking a priority.
Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital offers free virtual car seat checks during the pandemic

Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital offers free virtual car seat checks during the pandemic

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 5:14 p.m.

Here's an alarming number: 59% of parents do not install car seats correctly, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
New 'Return-to-Learn' program helps students succeed in the classroom post-concussion

New 'Return-to-Learn' program helps students succeed in the classroom post-concussion

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 7:46 p.m.

Utah follows strict protocols to help student athletes who suffer a concussion "return-to-play." But what about helping injured students keep up in the classroom?
Front-line health care workers say they're burned out, experiencing staffing shortages

Front-line health care workers say they're burned out, experiencing staffing shortages

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 17 - 2:28 p.m.

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.
Tooele mother who lost her son to suicide urges others to seek help

Tooele mother who lost her son to suicide urges others to seek help

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 11 - 10:13 a.m.

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.
Teen promotes suicide prevention by creating shirts after losing best friend to suicide

Teen promotes suicide prevention by creating shirts after losing best friend to suicide

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 8 - 2:33 p.m.

A high school senior in rural Nevada is sharing a message of hope and light during National Suicide Prevention Week after losing her best friend to suicide in 2018.
 St. George teens urge others to buckle up after surviving crash with diesel truck

St. George teens urge others to buckle up after surviving crash with diesel truck

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 5 - 7:15 a.m.

This year alone, 42 people who were not wearing a seatbelt have died on Utah roads.
Intermountain Healthcare offers hospital-level care from home for stabilized COVID-19 patients

Intermountain Healthcare offers hospital-level care from home for stabilized COVID-19 patients

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 2 - 8:25 p.m.

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.
COVID-19 vaccine does not cause infertility despite online misinformation, doctors say

COVID-19 vaccine does not cause infertility despite online misinformation, doctors say

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 27 - 8:10 p.m.

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.
Why this immunocompromised mother, teacher believes wearing masks in school benefits entire community

Why this immunocompromised mother, teacher believes wearing masks in school benefits entire community

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 20 - 7:59 p.m.

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.
How to drive recreational vehicles, trailers safely on Utah roads

How to drive recreational vehicles, trailers safely on Utah roads

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 14 - 8:03 p.m.

With access to mountains, deserts, rivers and lakes, summer in Utah is unlike anything else. No matter what you're towing — a camper, boat or four wheelers — safety must be top of mind.
Mental Health Services Awareness Night offers resources for families in the community

Mental Health Services Awareness Night offers resources for families in the community

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 13 - 9:29 p.m.

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.
How to talk to your child about the dangers of vaping before school starts

How to talk to your child about the dangers of vaping before school starts

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 5 - 10:04 p.m.

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.
Pediatrician urges students to get the COVID-19 vaccine and other immunizations before school starts

Pediatrician urges students to get the COVID-19 vaccine and other immunizations before school starts

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 30 - 7:29 p.m.

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.
Utah faces a critical blood shortage — here's how to help those in need

Utah faces a critical blood shortage — here's how to help those in need

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 22 - 10:36 p.m.

Utah, and the nation, is facing a critical blood shortage this summer. Health care professionals are urging Utahns to donate to help those who rely on regular blood transfusions just to survive.
Walk With A Doc: Managing pain through regular exercise

Walk With A Doc: Managing pain through regular exercise

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 16 - 10:07 p.m.

Whether or not we like it, pain is part of life. But experts say lifestyle changes like nutrition, sleep and exercise can help you manage that pain.
Pleasant Grove teen getting special surprise after leukemia relapse

Pleasant Grove teen getting special surprise after leukemia relapse

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 9 - 8:40 p.m.

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.
Draper mom reminds parents about water safety after scary experience in pool

Draper mom reminds parents about water safety after scary experience in pool

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 30 - 10:08 p.m.

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 on-site work clinic introduces new approach to family medicine

Intermountain Healthcare on-site work clinic introduces new approach to family medicine

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 25 - 10:04 p.m.

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.
Baked Salmon with Spinach Strawberry Salsa

Baked Salmon with Spinach Strawberry Salsa

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 21 - 8:27 p.m.

Adding fish to your diet brings health benefits, and pairing it with a chilled spinach strawberry salsa makes for a bright and healthy summer meal.
Study shows kids eat more calories in postgame snacks than they expend on the field

Study shows kids eat more calories in postgame snacks than they expend on the field

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 18 - 9:34 p.m.

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.