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Utahns with diabetes at greater risk for complications from COVID-19

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:22pm

Studies show the risk of death or complications related to COVID-19 are four times greater for those with diabetes. There are more than 150,000 Utahns who've been diagnosed with diabetes.

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.

COVID-19 ‘long haulers’ face prolonged illness months after testing positive

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 3rd - 9:51pm

For many, COVID-19 has turned into a prolonged illness with symptoms lasting beyond the initial duration of the virus. A West Haven woman is one of hundreds in Utah trying to navigate her new life after the illness.

3 Roy kids send words of warning about the coronavirus to their fellow classmates

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 29th - 2:20pm

A Roy family that was infected, including the kids, is speaking out about what it was like to have the novel coronavirus this summer and to share an important message with their fellow classmates.

Expert touts mental and physical benefits of yoga during pandemic

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 25th - 10:37am

In an ever-changing world, it may be hard to find time for yourself. Intermountain Healthcare’s Chanda Vaniman said that’s exactly what we need.

Back to school: What parents can do to help emotionally prepare their children for change

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:04pm

In addition to adding masks and sanitizing products to your back-to-school shopping list, it's important parents make sure their children are emotionally prepared for some of the changes coming their way. One Kaysville mom is taking proactive measures to help her kids have a successful year.

Why women shouldn’t delay routine mammograms during the COVID-19 pandemic

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 6th - 10:19pm

Earlier in the COVID-19 pandemic, nonurgent breast care screenings and mammograms were rescheduled due to safety restrictions. But now doctors are urging women who missed their screenings to get in as soon as possible. One Utah women is grateful she stayed on top of her care.

Why you may be having trouble getting your Z’s during the pandemic

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 3rd - 7:32pm

Take comfort in knowing you might not be the only one having a hard time sleeping during the pandemic. KSL TV interviewed Intermountain Healthcare sleep psychologist Lori Neeleman to understand what might be making it difficult for people to get quality sleep right now.

How to avoid crowded hiking trails during the pandemic

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 1st - 10:14am

Many Utahns are taking to the mountains to escape their own homes and to avoid other people, but you’ll likely find the trails are more popular than usual this summer. One avid hiker has a few tips to help you find less populated trails.

Former BYUtv 'American Ride' host Stan Ellsworth recovering from COVID-19

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 31st - 10:20pm

Everyone has dealt with a lot of change and plenty of inconveniences during this pandemic. But thousands have suffered directly from this deadly virus. One Utah man who is now recovering from COVID-19 says taking the necessary precautions to protect yourself is worth it.

The power of writing: Journaling is good therapy during the pandemic, psychologists say

Heather Simonsen, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 31st - 10:08pm

It can be hard dealing with emotions when there's so much beyond our control during this pandemic.

Doctor debunks myths you may have heard about face masks

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 31st - 7:37pm

There is a lot of misinformation on the internet and social media these days about wearing masks during the pandemic. KSL TV Health Specialist Aley Davis sat down with a doctor to debunk myths you may have seen going around.

Don’t skip the sunscreen and yearly skin screenings during the pandemic, doctors say

Heather Simonsen, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 24th - 9:40pm

Doctors say many of us are skipping our routine health check-ups during the pandemic. But preventing skin cancer is especially important now.

Primary Children’s caregivers use coloring books to make PPE less scary for kids

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:48pm

Seeing people wearing masks and other personal protective equipment can be daunting for anyone, but especially for little kids. Primary Children’s Hospital caregivers have found a creative way to help kids feel a little more comfortable at the doctor's office or in the hospital through a PPE coloring book.

Why gardening during COVID-19 is healing for the mind and soul

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 10th - 10:39pm

Stress relief can be hard to come by, and yet it's something many people are seeking this year. For those who are tired of being stuck inside during this pandemic, look no further than your garden for a safe and therapeutic way to get outside.

Utah woman says staying healthy before getting COVID-19 helped her survive

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 2nd - 9:50pm

Coronavirus has taken a deadly toll on so many throughout the world, and for those who do recover, it's not easy. One Utah woman believes staying active and healthy before she got sick made a difference in her survival.

Why you should regularly wear — and wash — your mask

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:44pm

Masks have quickly become part of our regular attire and after three weeks of rising COVID-19 cases, it's more important than ever to wear them. Knowing the proper way to wash and wear a mask is critical.

TV contestant Michelle Money and her daughter speak out about helmet safety after tragic accident

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:06am

"A parent's worst nightmare just happening right in front of your eyes," Michelle Money described. "It's so hard to see your child unconscious."

Beyond COVID-19: How to reboot your fitness goals

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 12th - 10:17pm

Many have taken advantage of the extra time and flexibility at home to work out more often. But for those who found themselves chilling on the couch during isolation instead, this could be the perfect time, with businesses reopening and warmer weather, to reboot their health goals.