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US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 2:44pm

A medicine made from the marijuana plant moved one step closer to U.S. approval Thursday after federal health advisers endorsed it for the treatment of severe seizures in children with epilepsy.

4 ways to keep social media from damaging your body image

Emily Fonnesbeck, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 8:38pm

Social media usage is strongly correlated with body dissatisfaction and disordered eating. Here's what you can do to protect yourself.

'I climb for all women': Single mom plans 9th Everest summit

Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 17th - 2:34pm

Between raising two daughters and working as a dishwasher at Whole Foods, Lhakpa Sherpa just doesn't have time for training to climb Mount Everest. Even so, she has done it a record eight times — and hopes to outdo herself yet again.

Coach Kim: Do certain people make you uncomfortable?

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, Contributors  |  Posted   Apr 16th - 7:02am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, life coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham share why people who are different make us uncomfortable and how to change that.

How single-parent families are changing the way we travel

Starre Vartan, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 14th - 8:09pm

Travel's a great education, and a valuable one in our increasingly globalized world. That's exactly why family travel is up — and that includes those parents flying solo.

When to say when: Study says limit alcohol to 1 drink a day

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 14th - 10:26am

Here's some sobering news: A large international study says adults should average no more than one alcoholic drink per day, and that means drinking guidelines in many countries may be far too loose.

Rebecca Clyde: Chrissy Metz shouldn’t have to defend her self-esteem

Rebecca Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 12th - 8:37pm

Chrissy Metz is on the most recent cover of People Magazine. Here are three things you can learn about body acceptance from her life experiences.

K-9 style obedience class offered for regular dogs

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 12th - 11:10am

Finding drugs is what K-9's train for but it all starts with obedience, something all dog owners want with their dogs. It’s also what gave an American Fork police officer his big idea.

Study shows states where disease and death are highest; Utah's risk rising

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 11th - 8:05pm

A new study published Tuesday in the journal JAMA details just how wide state-by-state differences are when it comes to how diseases, injuries and risk factors impact America's youth, adults and older populations and shows Utah's risk is rising.

Strawberries again top 2018's 'Dirty Dozen' fruits and veggies

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 10th - 8:37pm

Once again, strawberries top the list of the 12 "dirtiest" fruits and vegetables, according to the Environmental Working Group.

Warrior Project empowers Utah women who have experienced abuse, trauma

Connor Richards,  |  Posted   Apr 9th - 5:45pm

Started by Shantell Thaxton, the Warrior Project aims to help domestic abuse and trauma survivors feel and look like warriors.

Study: Stop-smoking drugs Chantix, Zyban pose no heart risks

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 9th - 1:07pm

Two popular stop-smoking drugs are as safe for the heart as nicotine patches and dummy pills, according to research requested by U.S. and European regulators.

Coach Kim: Is your behavior righteous or self-righteous?

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, Contributors  |  Posted   Apr 9th - 10:00am

"My children have good manners and are kind, sweet kids, but they are cast as bad in our neighborhood because we are of a different religion, and are not allowed to play with other kids." In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim and Nicole share some suggestions for people struggling with judgment and disapproval from others.

How to save for retirement without a 401(k)

Katie Lobosco, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 8th - 11:49am

When it comes to retirement saving, a 401(k) is often considered the gold standard.

Ask Brianna: Help your parents based on need, not your guilt

Brianna McGurran, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 6th - 8:38pm

Once we're working and mature(-ish) adults in our 20s and 30s, we might start to feel like we should return the favor of financial assistance. But there's a difference between feeling vaguely guilty about your parents having shouldered college costs and seeing clear signs that they're struggling to pay bills.

First luxury hotel in space announced

Maureen O'Hare, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 6th - 11:10am

Want to see 16 sunrises in one day? Float in zero gravity? Be one of the few to have gazed upon our home planet from space?

Before you go to an amusement park, read this

Faith Karimi, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 5th - 8:05pm

Two years after a child was decapitated on the world's tallest water slide in Kansas, investigators revealed this week that they found design flaws and unreported injuries at the site.

Walmart's funeral potatoes are confusing everyone on the internet

Tracie Snowder,  |  Posted   Apr 4th - 2:36pm

What's a staple in Utah cuisine is raising eyebrows across the internet.

Midlife ‘wealth shock’ may lead to death, study suggests

Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 3rd - 7:33pm

A big financial loss may shorten your life, a new study suggests.

Coach Kim: Are unwritten rules destroying your marriage?

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 2nd - 7:39am

"My spouse and I are constantly disappointed and frustrated with each other." In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim explains how our subconscious rules create resentment in our relationships.