Each week, about 200 Utahns 65 years of age or older suffer a fall and receive medical help for their injuries at an emergency room, according to a report released this week by the Utah Department of Health.
Jennie Taylor, wife of the late Utah National Guard Maj. Brent Taylor, the North Ogden mayor who died while serving in Afghanistan, implored Utahns to support veterans and their families by donating to the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.
Researchers say a newly published study authored by experts at BYU and the University of Utah represents a breakthrough in how to more adequately examine the brain activity of autistic youth who have low cognitive abilities.
The Housing Authority of Salt Lake City says it is seeking to change admittance regulations at the Valor House, a facility that provides apartment housing for homeless veterans, making access easier for those with a history of substance abuse.
Researchers say a new University of Utah Health study has found "upsetting" results showing women are at greater risk of losing their pregnancy within days of a spike in nitrogen dioxide pollution along the Wasatch Front.
The Utah Attorney General's Office this week responded to a recent petition filed in court that calls for allowing a referendum vote on a medical marijuana compromise bill recently passed by state legislators.
At a holiday celebration put on by Intermountain Donor Services' Yes Utah campaign, organ donors were honored and the organization urged Utahns to consider the value of giving "the gift of life" to those in need — whether in life or death.
As the deadline approaches for Utahns to sign up for coverage through the federal health exchange, those who already have a plan are being cautioned to carefully consider their best options for 2019 rather than passively re-enrolling.
Utah Department of Public Safety leaders promised Tuesday to do everything thy could to ensure the rights of qualifying patients to possess medical marijuana are upheld in light of the new law in effect in the state.
More than 100 Utahns showed up at a legislative committee hearing Monday to weigh in on the compromise medical marijuana bill state lawmakers are expected to consider next week to potentially replace Proposition 2.
University of Utah Health researchers say they have received $2.6 million from the National Institutes of Health to study certain new substances to screen for whether they can be effective in treating pain without the addictive side effect