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Portrait of despair: Opioids land more women behind bars

By Sharon Cohen | The Associated Press 4d ago

The bedside of a dying child is ‘holy ground,’ a place where Utah chaplains can offer tears, prayers and solace but no easy answers

Bob Mims By Bob Mims 6d ago

While doctors and nurses care for the body, chaplains at Utah hospitals try to bring peace to patients and families of all faiths

Bob Mims By Bob Mims 6d ago

Why are more Utah women choosing to give birth outside hospitals?

Erin Alberty By Erin Alberty May 17

Mormon church releases a list of ‘legal issues’ with Utah’s medical marijuana initiative

Luke Ramseth By Luke Ramseth May 11

Public hearings set for Utah’s Medicaid expansion proposal

Luke Ramseth By Luke Ramseth May 10

Poll: Number of uninsured Utahns rose last year, after years of steady declines

Luke Ramseth By Luke Ramseth May 10

E. coli-tainted romaine outbreak spreads to 29 states, sickens 149 people

By Lena H. Sun | The Washington Post May 9

Key New Mexico clinic in HIV treatment to expand research

By The Associated Press May 6

Lyme-carrying ticks and other dangerous pests are creeping into Utah, thanks to climate change

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod May 4

Utah offered nearly $13 million in federal cash to address stubborn wood smoke problem

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod May 2

New technologies let Utah doctors keep heart patients alive longer — even when their natural hearts stop

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod May 2

Feds give Utah three years to bring ozone pollution down to acceptable levels

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod May 1

On ‘Fox & Friends,’ Utah veteran who took photos of dirty hospital room says he’d like more choices in health care

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle May 1

A Utah hospital network is asking customers of DNA ancestry sites to donate their genetic profiles to help build a research database

Luke Ramseth By Luke Ramseth May 1

Workers at Utah VA hospital under fire for treating a veteran patient in a dirty room ‘just didn’t see’ how dirty it was, chief of staff says

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle April 30

Growing number of ‘sensory-friendly’ locations in Utah aim to give safe space for children on the autism spectrum

Sean P. Means By Sean P. Means April 27

University of Utah launches $740,000 study on how marijuana interacts with the human brain — and why it affects some people differently

Luke Ramseth By Luke Ramseth April 26

More Utahns are facing high-deductible health insurance plans as premium costs continue to climb, a new report finds

Luke Ramseth By Luke Ramseth April 24

Medicaid minus stigma: In Indian Country, it’s part of the fabric of life

By Phil Galewitz | Kaiser Health News April 23

Toxic heavy metals in soils may pose risk to recreation in American Fork Canyon, new report finds

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod April 22

Do not eat any kind of romaine lettuce, CDC warns

By J. Freedom du Lac, Keith McMillan and Kristine Phillips | The Washington Post April 20

Salt Lake County warns of possible hepatitis A exposure at Edible Arrangements store over the past month

Luke Ramseth By Luke Ramseth April 18

Utah ranks among U.S. states with highest rates of lung cancer caused by air pollution, report says

Emma Penrod By Emma Penrod April 16