Health Care Reform - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/csp/cms/sites/sltrib/RSS/rss.csp?cat=healthcarereform Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) <![CDATA[ More than 200 Utahns weigh in on state’s small-scale Medicaid expansion plan ]]> 5531857@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:48:00 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5531857-155/more-than-200-utahns-weigh-in <![CDATA[ Huntsman institute study finds shorter radiation programs may be better for some breast cancer patients ]]> 5531777@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:39:30 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5531777-155/huntsman-institute-study-finds-shorter-radiation <![CDATA[ Despite high birthrates, Salt Lake City could be facing OB-GYN shortage, study says ]]> 5518409@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:12:11 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5518409-155/despite-high-birthrates-salt-lake-city <![CDATA[ More West Nile virus-carrying mosquitoes found in Salt Lake County ]]> 5526898@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:11:05 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5526898-155/more-west-nile-virus-carrying-mosquitoes-found <![CDATA[ West Wendover readies for marijuana dispensary, just 90-minutes’ drive from Salt Lake City ]]> 5526768@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:32:45 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5526768-155/west-wendover-readies-for-marijuana-dispensary <![CDATA[ Utah is no longer the nation’s most fertile state ]]> 5493953@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Jul 2017 09:36:46 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5493953-155/utah-is-no-longer-the-nations <![CDATA[ Jon Huntsman Sr., four-time cancer survivor, says he’d ‘love to’ try medical marijuana ]]> 5505595@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Jul 2017 13:00:26 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5505595-155/jon-huntsman-sr-four-time-cancer-survivor <![CDATA[ Hemp-growing: first step to medicinal cannabis in Utah? ]]> 5498344@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:37:45 MST http://www.sltrib.com/home/5498344-155/hemp-growing-first-step-to-medicinal-cannabis <![CDATA[ Inconvenient location, meeting times hamper public input on Utah’s Medicaid expansion plans, health experts say ]]> 5493320@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Jul 2017 22:13:20 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5493320-155/inconvenient-location-meeting-times-hamper-public <![CDATA[ Which two Utah hospitals are among nation’s most beautiful? ]]> 5493259@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Jul 2017 18:08:51 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5493259-155/which-two-utah-hospitals-are-among <![CDATA[ Utah would have 72 percent more uninsured under Senate Republican health care bill, compared to Obamacare, study finds ]]> 5476340@www.sltrib.com Mon, 10 Jul 2017 15:22:42 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5476340-155/utah-would-have-72-percent-more <![CDATA[ Get free vaccines and screenings in Salt Lake City on Friday, Saturday ]]> 5448701@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Jul 2017 22:06:12 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5448701-155/get-free-vaccines-and-screenings-in <![CDATA[ Health bill opponents stage peaceful sit-in at federal offices in Salt Lake City ]]> 5480159@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:06:11 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5480159-155/health-bill-opponents-stage-peaceful-sit-in <![CDATA[ Mosquitoes carrying West Nile detected in Draper, health officials say ]]> 5480233@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Jul 2017 12:26:06 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5480233-155/mosquitoes-carrying-west-nile-detected-in <![CDATA[ Fearing financial havoc from lost medical coverage, residents press Utah’s Sen. Mike Lee to oppose Republican health care bill ]]> 5477136@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Jul 2017 10:05:06 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5477136-155/fearing-financial-havoc-from-lost-medical <![CDATA[ Medical marijuana dispensary may open in West Wendover — but your Utah doctor can’t write you a prescription ]]> 5470233@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Jul 2017 09:14:52 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5470233-155/medical-marijuana-dispensary-may-open-in <![CDATA[ While other states face gaps, Obamacare marketplace expected to offer insurance in every Utah county in 2018 ]]> 5462345@www.sltrib.com Sun, 02 Jul 2017 13:43:39 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5462345-155/while-other-states-face-gaps-obamacare <![CDATA[ Thousands of Utahns sign petition, urge Hatch, Lee to oppose GOP health care bill ]]> 5453404@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:31:43 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5453404-155/thousands-of-utahns-sign-petition-urge <![CDATA[ Yes to medical marijuana in Utah, no to smoking it: Here’s what Utahns may vote on in 2018 ]]> 5432195@www.sltrib.com Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:00:13 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5432195-155/yes-to-medical-marijuana-in-utah <![CDATA[ Utah asked to put limits on Medicaid. Few Utahns showed up to voice their opinion. ]]> 5432299@www.sltrib.com Sat, 24 Jun 2017 15:14:55 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5432299-155/utah-asked-to-put-limits-on <![CDATA[ Hoping to end childhood cancer, Huntsman Cancer Institute unveils new wing ]]> 5422812@www.sltrib.com Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:58:15 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5422812-155/hoping-to-end-childhood-cancer-huntsman <![CDATA[ Newborn screening costs could increase, Utah health officials say ]]> 5423219@www.sltrib.com Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:34:17 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5423219-155/newborn-screening-costs-could-increase-utah <![CDATA[ Utah golf pros give stroke survivors a swing at a second chance ]]> 5410856@www.sltrib.com Sun, 18 Jun 2017 19:17:32 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5410856-155/utah-golf-pros-give-stroke-survivors <![CDATA[ Zika-prone mosquitoes virus are in Vegas. Here’s why southern Utah officials aren’t too concerned. ]]> 5402704@www.sltrib.com Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:07:30 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5402704-155/zika-prone-mosquitoes-virus-are-in-vegas <![CDATA[ Utah improves its child-health rankings, report says, but Medicaid changes may loom ]]> 5393805@www.sltrib.com Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:41:01 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5393805-155/utah-improves-its-child-health-rankings-report <![CDATA[ Utah County invests in app that mobilizes CPR-trained subscribers to respond to drownings, other emergencies ]]> 5373219@www.sltrib.com Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:59:54 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5373219-155/utah-county-invests-in-app-that <![CDATA[ Health premiums could spike, Utah officials say ]]> 5382942@www.sltrib.com Sat, 10 Jun 2017 10:22:57 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5382942-155/health-premiums-could-spike-utah-officials <![CDATA[ Don’t drink pool water, say county health officials ]]> 5376813@www.sltrib.com Fri, 09 Jun 2017 10:05:10 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5376813-155/dont-drink-pool-water-say-county <![CDATA[ MRI-guided biopsy pinpoints prostate cancer tests ]]> 5178265@www.sltrib.com Sun, 04 Jun 2017 19:34:01 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5178265-155/mri-guided-biopsy-pinpoints-prostate-cancer-tests <![CDATA[ Once ranked 7th nationally for drug-overdose deaths, Utah gets federal aid in opioids war ]]> 5331343@www.sltrib.com Wed, 31 May 2017 16:05:38 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5331343-155/once-ranked-7th-nationally-for-drug-overdose <![CDATA[ Utah's abundant spring runoff poses elevated drowning risk, say health officials ]]> 5327192@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 May 2017 18:01:39 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5327192-155/utahs-abundant-spring-runoff-poses-elevated <![CDATA[ Parents who lost a child to back-over accident urge Utah drivers to ‘Spot the Tot’ ]]> 5293258@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 May 2017 09:04:56 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5293258-155/parents-who-lost-a-child-to <![CDATA[ U. team invents all natural feminine pad ]]> 5284817@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 May 2017 16:31:56 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5284817-155/u-team-invents-all-natural-feminine <![CDATA[ Salt Lake City Komen race celebrates breast cancer survivors ]]> 5284645@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 May 2017 07:40:00 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5284645-155/salt-lake-city-komen-race-celebrates <![CDATA[ State probe of University of Utah operations likely after Huntsman Cancer Institute upheaval ]]> 5218165@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 May 2017 09:13:56 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5218165-155/state-probe-of-university-of-utah <![CDATA[ Want to live longer? Try Summit County ]]> 5266619@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 May 2017 18:43:31 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5266619-155/want-to-live-longer-try-summit <![CDATA[ U. Health Care interim CEO likely to ‘quiet the waters’ after Lee’s resignation ]]> 5234348@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 May 2017 22:36:06 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5234348-155/u-health-care-interim-ceo-likely <![CDATA[ Ask about those opioids, Utah health officials say ]]> 5226540@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:11:16 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5226540-155/ask-about-those-opioids-utah-health <![CDATA[ BYU grad overcomes life-changing accident to finish degrees, regain independence ]]> 5220854@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:52:33 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5220854-155/byu-grad-overcomes-life-changing-accident-to <![CDATA[ In major reversal, U. reinstates fired Huntsman Cancer Institute CEO ]]> 5215605@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:39:10 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5215605-155/in-major-reversal-u-reinstates-fired <![CDATA[ About 1,700 Utah elementary students injured yearly on school playgrounds, study says ]]> 5212664@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:35:46 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5212664-155/about-1700-utah-elementary-students-injured <![CDATA[ Expert calls for a review of policies on pot use, transplants after man’s death ]]> 5212148@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:57:22 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5212148-155/expert-calls-for-a-review-of <![CDATA[ Park City man, denied lung transplant at the U. due to trace of marijuana, dies after procedure in Pennsylvania ]]> 5209429@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:57:22 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5209429-155/park-city-man-denied-lung-transplant <![CDATA[ Huntsman calls for ‘inept’ U. administrators to be fired over cancer institute CEO’s termination ]]> 5203352@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:21:26 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5203352-155/huntsman-calls-for-inept-u-administrators <![CDATA[ Rift widens over Huntsman Cancer Institute CEO’s firing ]]> 5195430@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:29:38 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5195430-155/rift-widens-over-huntsman-cancer-institute <![CDATA[ Huntsman says University of Utah ‘power grab’ is behind firing of acclaimed researcher from cancer institute top post ]]> 5189972@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Apr 2017 22:19:32 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5189972-155/huntsman-says-university-of-utah-power <![CDATA[ Organ donor database marks 15 years ]]> 5186890@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:02:56 MST http://www.sltrib.com/news/5186890-155/organ-donor-database-marks-15-years