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The myth of the sunscreen pill

Maddie Bender, CNN  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:36pm

If you heard that a dietary supplement would "strengthen your skin's defenses against ultraviolet radiation," "defend your skin and eyes from sun damage" or act as "basically an oral sunscreen," would you think it was too good to be true?

Experimental blood test could detect melanoma skin cancer early, study finds

Ben Westcott, CNN  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:38pm

Australian researchers have developed an experimental blood test they say is the first blood test capable of detecting melanoma -- an aggressive form of skin cancer -- in its early stages with a high degree of accuracy.

Almond, soy 'milk' makers may need to find alternative description

Candice Choi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:29am

Soy and almond drinks that bill themselves as "milk" may need to consider alternative language after a top regulator suggested the agency may start cracking down on use of the term.

An earlier dinner may lower risk of some cancers, study says

Maritza Moulite, CNN  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:37pm

People who have their dinner before 9 pm or at least two hours before going to sleep may have a lower risk of developing breast and prostate cancer, according to a new study.

How do I know if I'm hungry?

Emily Fonnesbeck, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 17th - 8:38pm

These days, we are taught to be suspicious of our hunger cues. Many people wonder if what they perceive as hunger could actually be boredom, dehydration or emotional eating. Here are some things to consider when evaluating hunger cues.

Coach Kim: Are you a perfectionist?

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:58am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim answers a common question about unrealistic expectations.

Heat might really be getting to your brain

Maritza Moulite, CNN  |  Posted Jul 13th - 8:37pm

We might be able to blame the heat for our bad decisions: A small study published this week found that college students who lived in dorms without air conditioning during a heat wave did worse on cognitive assessments than students who had air conditioning.

The new rules of recycling

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 13th - 1:41pm

For decades, America shipped much of its recyclables to China. But China no longer wants several types of waste.

10 healthy frozen pop recipes to help you cool down this summer

Rebecca Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 11th - 8:37pm

Beat the heat and dehydration with these delicious, nutrient-packed and dietitian-approved frozen pop recipes.

A guide to tipping during your summer travel

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 11th - 11:29am

Two questions often come up during the summer travel season: “Do I have to tip?” and “If so, how much?”

Coach Kim: Stop keeping up with the Joneses

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 9th - 7:00am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim Giles explains how to separate your self-worth from your stuff.

Best beach foods and snacks

Lisa Drayer, CNN  |  Posted Jul 6th - 8:37pm

A day at the beach is a summer ritual that will hopefully bring lots of sunshine, sandcastles and crashing waves at your feet.

Ask a designer: Front porches and entries that say 'welcome'

Melissa Rayworth, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 8:38pm

Interior designer Joan Craig sees many clients who give the decorating of their living room or kitchen a lot of thought. Yet while “people have become much more attuned to developing personality inside a house,” she says, “the outside becomes something that often can be much more generic.”

You're probably washing your hands all wrong, study says

Melissa Gray, CNN  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 8:36pm

Hand-washing seems pretty simple, but a recent study shows that 97% of the time, we're still doing it wrong — which can lead to contamination of food and surfaces and result in foodborne illness.

We went 30 days limited to 1 hour of screen time: Here’s what happened

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 2nd - 7:31pm

The term “binge watch” or the sight of someone aimlessly scrolling on their phone have become common things and prove that, in some degree or another, most of us are glued to our screens. But we’re not powerless.

Report: Utah the 6th best state for child wellness, ranks at top in 'family and community' metric

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Jul 2nd - 11:04am

Utah is the 6th best state in the country for child well-being, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a children's advocacy group.

Coach Kim: Dealing with a stubborn spouse

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 2nd - 7:00am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim explains the reason for stubborn behavior and how to deal with it.

Sunscreen 101: Your guide to summer sun protection and sunburn care

Maddie Bender, CNN  |  Posted Jun 29th - 8:37pm

Whether you're preparing for a day at the beach or an outdoor picnic this summer, make sure to put sun protection on your to-do list.

How to eat healthy when hiking or camping

Suzanne Lewis, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 28th - 8:37pm

Whether you roam nearby for a day hike or venture out on an overnight camping trip, food is an important part of making the most of any outdoor adventure.

6 stores in Utah that will deliver groceries to your door

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 28th - 3:46pm

Walmart recently announced that the company is expanding its delivery service to the Salt Lake City and Provo areas. Here are five other grocery stores that will deliver to your door as well.