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A simple walking test while counting backwards can diagnose dementia

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:36pm

Simple walking tests can accurately diagnose a type of dementia that may sometimes be reversed when identified early and quickly treated, a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology found.

Does social media make weddings more stressful?

Laurie Kellman and Emily Swanson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 8:37pm

#Weddingstressmuch? Social media is creeping into U.S. nuptials, but Americans don't necessarily see that as a good thing.

Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 2:03pm

The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut powder helped children build tolerance in a major study.

Why heart attack symptoms are sometimes missed in women

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 11:19am

Among adults 55 and younger, women may be more likely than men to experience lesser-known acute heart attack symptoms in addition to chest pain, a new study has found.

Coach Kim: Is your spouse selfish?

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, KSL.com Contributors  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:10am

"Lately, my wife has been acting very selfish and she gets upset if she doesn’t think I’m taking her needs into consideration when making decisions." In this edition of LIFEadvice Coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham share some great questions to ask yourself when there are problems in your relationship.

The secret to happiness ... is not really a secret

Peter Rosen, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 10:45pm

Ed Diener has spent his career looking for the secret of happiness. Turns out, it's not really a secret.

Healthiest office snacks, as chosen by nutritionists

Lisa Drayer, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 8:37pm

When your stomach starts grumbling during a midmorning meeting or when you're stuck at your desk without a break in sight, what is the most satisfying and healthy snack to grab? To answer this question, I asked 10 nutritionists what their favorite go-to nosh is during a busy workday.

Ultra-processed foods linked to increased cancer risk

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 8:05pm

Ultra-processed foods are not known for their health qualities. We know this, yet it's hard to resist the doughnuts your kind colleague brought into the office. Now, research published Wednesday in the BMJ may give you at least a longer pause before you pick the pink one with sprinkles.

Ways to make someone feel loved, besides saying it

Gina Ryder, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 14th - 8:39pm

We say it before we end a phone call. We type it in our texts. It's the last words we speak before we say good night. "I love you" is possibly the most popular three-word phrase in the world, spoken millions of times every day.

Vaping in Utah: Trendy, high-tech and unhealthy, but better than smoking?

Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted   Feb 14th - 3:01pm

E-cigarette use among Utah teens is growing, and the concern that using them will lead to more dangerous habits, such as smoking cigarettes, is increasing right along with it.

Celebrating Valentine’s Day on a budget

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 13th - 8:05pm

The National Retail Federation estimates Americans will spend $19.6 billion for this Valentine’s Day holiday, which averages just over $143 per sweetheart.

Coach Kim: 10 tips for being single on Valentine's Day

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 12th - 7:01am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares some ways to make Valentine's Day more tolerable if you are single.

3 mental tricks to win gold at the Winter Olympics

Ben Tinker, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 9th - 10:27pm

By the time Olympic athletes arrive in Pyeongchang, South Korea, they have trained their bodies to near-perfection. But it's how well they've trained their minds that may determine who's more likely to take home a medal.

20 easy Valentine's Day dinner and dessert recipes

Rebecca Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 8th - 8:39pm

Here are 20 easy dinner and dessert recipes to celebrate Valentines Day without losing your mind.

The key to hearty granola that you can eat by the handful

Elizabeth Karmel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 7th - 8:39pm

Don't find granola that appetizing? Try using these key ingredients to make something hearty, healthy and delicious that you can eat every day.

Why eating chocolate isn't sinful

Devrie Pettit, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 6th - 8:37pm

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and heart-shaped chocolate confections are everywhere. Since it's also National Chocolate Month, here are some science-based reasons why you shouldn't feel guilty when you indulge.

Coach Kim: Peace when children leave your religion

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 5th - 7:02am

"I understand my pain is all about me and that I need to just love them, but I can’t help resenting my son and his wife for causing me this pain." In this edition of LIFEadvice, coach Kim answers a readers question about the loss and pain she feels about children who choose a different religion.

How to lose your love handles

Melina Jampolis, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 2nd - 8:39pm

If you ask almost any fitness professional how to lose your love handles, they will tell you two things: No amount of abdominal crunches will make a difference if you don't first improve your diet and exercise regimen.

4 phrases that are affecting your communication, and not for the better

M. Elizabeth Wilson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 1st - 8:40pm

Words are can tear us apart or bring us together. What are your words doing?

Coffee may come with a cancer warning in California

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted   Jan 31st - 8:39pm

California coffee shops may soon be forced to warn customers about a possible cancer risk linked to their morning jolt of java.