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(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline call center in Salt Lake City, where all Utah calls are routed, is pictured on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. The call center, one of many across the country, continues to grow as they provide immediate access to crisis intervention and support for behavioral health.

How a 20-minute phone call is saving lives in Utah

By Sofia Jeremias | December 5, 2022, 4:23 p.m.

(Illustration by Christopher Cherrington  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)

Are you grieving a loss this holiday season? These 5 tips might help

By Sofia Jeremias | November 12, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Huntsman Cancer Institute) Deanna Kepka holds her son Jonah's hand while he gets the HPV vaccine.

Utahns don’t always love a vaccine. Except for this one.

By Sofia Jeremias | November 8, 2022, 3:35 p.m.

(Huntsman Cancer Institute) Deanna Kepka holds her son Jonah's hand while he gets the HPV vaccine.

Here’s a vaccine Utahns have heartily embraced

By Sofia Jeremias | November 4, 2022, 8:07 p.m.

(Illustration by Christopher Cherrington  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)

Utahns need more access to mental health care. Is the solution in screen time?

By Sofia Jeremias | November 3, 2022, 3:37 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) More cars than ever are speeding on Utah freeways, the Utah Highway Patrol said Tuesday, with many in excess of 100 miles per hour.

‘Is it time we start electronic surveillance?’ When ticketing has little impact on Utah’s super speeders, what’s left?

By Sofia Jeremias | October 21, 2022, 7:26 p.m.

(Jazmin Orozco Rodriguez | KHN) The Washoe Tribe’s health center serves members from both Nevada and California. Tribe members and other area residents are among millions of people nationwide who this year will experience poor air quality because of wildfires.

Climate change magnifies health impacts of wildfire smoke in areas lacking health care

By Julie Appleby & Jazmin Orozco Rodriguez | Kaiser Health News | October 15, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune)  University of Utah bionic engineering student Marissa Cowan measures the torque and force of the instrumented pyramid of the Utah Bionic Leg, Oct. 4, 2022. The Utah Bionic Leg weighs about 6 pounds and uses motorsm processors and advanced artificial intelligence that assists users in walking, standing up, sitting down and ascending and descending stairs and ramps.

How the Utah Bionic Leg is one step closer to easing daily life for amputees

By Sofia Jeremias | October 7, 2022, 3:59 p.m.

(Juan Diego Reyes | NPR) Terri Logan poses for a portrait at home in Spartanburg, S.C., on May 31, 2022. Logan had her medical debt paid off by RIP Medical Debt years after giving birth to a daughter two months prematurely.

After wiping out $6.7 billion in medical debt, this nonprofit is just getting started

By Yuki Noguchi | NPR News | August 21, 2022, 2:06 a.m.

(Rick Bowmer | AP) A registered nurse prepares a dose of monkeypox vaccine at the Salt Lake County Health Department Thursday, July 28, 2022, in Salt Lake City. Counties including Salt Lake, Davis, Weber and Morgan are currently offering monkeypox vaccine doses.

Utah monkeypox updates: More counties open vaccine appointments

By Anastasia Hufham | August 19, 2022, 11:27 p.m.

(Rick Bowmer | AP) A registered nurse prepares a dose of a monkeypox vaccine at the Salt Lake County Health Department Thursday, July 28, 2022, in Salt Lake City. As of Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, there have been 71 cases of monkeypox reported in Utah.

Utah monkeypox case count hits 71; more vaccine doses expected next week

By Anastasia Hufham | August 12, 2022, 11:29 p.m.

(Rick Bowmer | AP) A registered nurse prepares a dose of a Monkeypox vaccine at the Salt Lake County Health Department Thursday, July 28, 2022, in Salt Lake City. The health department is holding a walk-in monkeypox vaccination clinic on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022.

Utah monkeypox cases rise to 48, with walk-in clinic Saturday offering 500 vaccine doses

By Anastasia Hufham | August 5, 2022, 10:42 p.m.

(Rick Bowmer | AP) A registered nurse prepares a dose of monkeypox vaccine at the Salt Lake County Health Department Thursday, July 28, 2022, in Salt Lake City. As of Friday, 32 monkeypox cases have been reported in Utah, and 27 of those cases have been reported in Salt Lake County.

Monkeypox in Utah: What you should know about current case counts, vaccine access

By Anastasia Hufham | July 30, 2022, 1:32 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Nomi Health, who opened their first location for infant and pediatric COVID-19 vaccine services at West Valley City Centennial Park, processes COVID-19 vaccines and tests on Thursday, July 14, 2022.

Utah approaches 1 millionth confirmed COVID case as 7,819 test positive, 22 deaths reported

By Robert Gehrke | July 15, 2022, 12:27 a.m.

(Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital) Pictured is 2-year-old Addie and her parents, Andrew Waibel and Mallory Rogers. Addie got COVID-19 in August 2021 and then developed diabetes because of the virus.

Utah doctors try to solve latest COVID mystery: Why are kids getting diabetes after the virus?

By Courtney Tanner | July 12, 2022, 4:18 p.m.

(Eric Harkleroad | KHN Illustration) With Roe v. Wade likely to be overturned, questions about whether abortion clinics can be opened on Tribal lands have sprung up.

Tribes show little interest in offering abortions on reservations despite speculation they could

By Arielle Zionts | KHN | June 25, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Katheryn Houghton | KHN) Steve McGrath grew up in Butte, Montana, and has long been one of the voices in his neighborhood asking whether the dust that settles on his roof and car includes a dangerous mix of toxic metals. He says that so far he hasn’t gotten a satisfactory answer.

Some People in This Montana Mining Town Worry About the Dust Next Door

By Katheryn Houghton | Kaiser Health News | June 17, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Bryan Tarnowski/The New York Times) Exposed lake bed in the northern part of the Great Salt Lake in Utah, March 14, 2022. Climate change and rapid population growth are shrinking the lake, creating a bowl of toxic dust that could poison the air around Salt Lake City.

An ‘environmental nuclear bomb’ as Utah’s Great Salt Lake dries up

By Christopher Flavelle | The New York Times | June 11, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Lisa Rathke | AP Photo) Deb Walker visits the grave of her daughter, Brooke Goodwin, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, in Chester, Vt. Goodwin, 23, died in March of 2021 of a fatal overdose of the powerful opioid fentanyl and xylazine, an animal tranquilizer that is making its way into the illicit drug supply. According to provisional data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, more than 107,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2021, setting another tragic record in the nation’s escalating overdose epidemic.

U.S. overdose deaths hit record 107,000 last year, CDC says

By Mike Stobbe | AP Medical Writer | May 11, 2022, 3:50 p.m.

(Charlie Neibergall | AP) Steve Grove, a chaplain at Hennepin County Medical Center, prays in a COVID-19 patient's room, Dec. 10, 2021, in Minneapolis.

A guide to help you keep up with the Omicron subvariants

By Louis Jacobson | PolitiFact | May 9, 2022, 12:00 p.m.