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If you do not snooze, you lose: Sleep seen as essential for the brain, new analysis shows

Will Dunham, Reuters  |  Updated Sep 21st - 8:28pm

Scientists are providing a fuller understanding of the essential role that sleep plays in brain health, identifying an abrupt transition at about 2.4 years of age when its primary purpose shifts from brain building to maintenance and repair.

Coach Kim: Allow people you love to be different from you

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:37am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares some tips and tricks to improve your relationships.

3 benefits of having family meals — and some recipe ideas to help get you started

Danielle Billat, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:30pm

Family meals are important for both our mental and physical health. Read this article to understand why family meals are important and to find three easy family meal ideas.

Wanted: People who want to get paid to taste cheeseburgers

Joe Bagliere, CNN  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:21am

For burger lovers out there, a dream job has opened up: getting paid to eat cheeseburgers.

Simple ways to combat mental health issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic

Brooke Nally, KSL.com Contributor  |  Updated Sep 16th - 8:29pm

Infectious disease outbreaks, like the current COVID-19 pandemic, can be scary and can affect our mental health more than we realize. Here are six tips to help you cope during a global pandemic.

Wearing a mask: How to prevent unwanted 'maskne' and chaffing

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 15th - 9:32pm

Research shows wearing a mask is a proven way to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, but it can be challenging wearing it for several hours a day and can sometimes cause unwanted side effects. A West Jordan family is getting creative to find a solution.

Poor sleep linked to weight gain in 2-year smartphone sleep tracking study

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Sep 15th - 10:45am

Not sleeping enough or getting a bad night's sleep over and over makes it hard to control your appetite. And that sets you up for all sorts of health problems, including obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes.

Craving sugar during a pandemic? Here's how to tame your sweet tooth

Lisa Drayer, CNN  |  Posted Sep 14th - 8:51pm

At a time when many of us may be looking to indulge our sweet tooth more than ever, new recommendations that will inform soon-to-be-released U.S. dietary guidelines reveal we should further limit the amount of sugar we consume.

Coach Kim: Who are the people that rankle you?

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 14th - 10:18am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares some interesting ideas of what we can learn from the people we dislike.

12 easy recipes to make fall produce delicious

Rebecca Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 11th - 7:43pm

Try these fun and simple recipes to turn fall produce staples, like apples, beets, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts into the stars that they really are. These recipes are easy, quick and delicious.

After record low flu season in Australia, US hopes for the same

John Bonifield and Elizabeth Cohen, CNN  |  Posted Sep 7th - 8:05am

Australia and other countries in the Southern Hemisphere just finished their easiest flu seasons on record, and the United States and other nations in the Northern Hemisphere could have an easy time, too -- if people get flu shots, practice social distancing and wear masks.

KSL.com Book Club: 4 books we read in August

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 4th - 2:44pm

A book club — with a twist — involving some of the KSL.com team members. Each month, we'll recap the books we read and share what's next on our list. The goal here is to simply read more and escape real-world distractions, if only for a few pages a day.

Want a raw driving experience? Strip off all the non-essentials like this Park City man did

Brian Champagne, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 4th - 11:03am

When a Park City man wanted to really feel the road and engine, he bought a 1989 Corvette and got rid of everything on it that was in the way.

Can potatoes be part of a healthy diet?

Brittany Poulson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 3rd - 8:30pm

Potatoes have gotten a bad reputation when it comes to health. But are they really as bad as they're made out to be? Take a look at the nutrition profile of potatoes and whether they should be included in a healthy diet or not.

U. pulmonologist: Wildfire smoke could increase risk for COVID-19

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 1st - 6:37am

As wildfires across the West fill the air with smoke, doctors are warning that particulate pollution could make Utahns more susceptible to COVID-19 infection.

US just topped 6M coronavirus cases in about 7 months — what happens next is up to you, Birx says

Holly Yan and Madeline Holcombe, CNN  |  Posted Aug 31st - 8:16pm

Just over seven months ago, no one in the US had a confirmed case of Covid-19. On Monday, the US topped 6 million cases of coronavirus, which has killed over 183,000 people and left many young adults with long-term problems.

3 healthy snack tips for kids (that won't break the bank)

Danielle Billat, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 31st - 7:27pm

Coming up with healthy snack ideas can be hard and expensive. So, here are some helpful tips to make snacking easier.

Coach Kim: 6 ways to improve your relationship this week

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 31st - 8:08am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim offers six suggestions for improving your relationship and talking about offenses.

Utah cultural, arts venues to receive emergency grant funding from CARES Act

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 30th - 10:26am

Utah legislators devoted millions of dollars this week to cultural-type businesses who had to close during the coronavirus pandemic.