OGDEN — Flu activity in Utah spiked in late December 2017 and during the third week of January, but by the first week of February, most of the state saw minimal or low-to-moderate activity.
EDITOR’S NOTE — This story was updated at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 to include new information.
SALT LAKE CITY — After surprising opposition and a failed attempt to add language regarding modesty, a bill to further normalize breastfeeding in public barely squeaked out of a male-dominated legislative committee Thursday on a 6-5 vote.
WEST HAVEN — When asked what she misses most about her son, Lisa Thompson responded, “Everything.” Her voice cracked as she repeated the word.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Republican state lawmaker hopes to lower prescription drug costs by opening the door for Utah to design and implement a program to import pharmaceuticals from Canada.
SALT LAKE CITY — During a recent committee hearing on Utah’s Capitol Hill, the House sponsor of two medical cannabis bills described their limited scope as dipping a “very small toe in the water.”
SALT LAKE CITY — Huntsville resident Laura Warburton received an unexpected honor and standing ovation from lawmakers in the Utah House of Representatives Friday in recognition of her tireless efforts to prevent suicide.
OGDEN — Roughly 60 percent of the 26,000-plus patients treated at Midtown Community Health Center’s various locations have no insurance, making service delivery more difficult, if not entirely out of reach. But Medicaid expansion would go along way toward solving that problem.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Republican state senator from Vernal is sponsoring a resolution that could reveal many more deaths linked to prescription opioid use than previously recognized.
OGDEN — Amid a raging national epidemic, Ogden tops the list as a Utah hotspot for opioid overdoses and other Weber County cities rank close behind.