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Brenda Goodman, CNN

CDC set to stop tracking community levels for Covid-19

As the nation's public health emergency expires on May 11, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will stop reporting its color-coded Covid-19 Community Levels as a way to track the spread of the infection.
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Katija Stjepovic

How you can help domestic abuse survivors get back on their feet

Mother's Day is coming up and it can be a tough time for women who aren't surrounded by loved ones, or those who have found themselves in a tough spot in their life.
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Ayanna Likens

100-mile walk to Wendover raises awareness for suicide prevention

Several Utahns are taking part in the annual 100-mile walk to Wendover from Tooele City to raise awareness for suicide prevention.
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The CDC is investigating a cluster of rare and serious brain abscesses in kids in and around Las Ve...
Brenda Goodman

Mysterious cluster of brain infections strikes kids in southern Nevada

Disease detectives with the CDC are investigating a cluster of rare and serious brain abscesses in kids in and around Las Vegas, and doctors from other parts of the country say they may be seeing a rise in cases, too.
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Ayanna Likens

Why it’s important to get your children vaccinated

It's World Infant Immunization Week, Intermountain Health doctors have highlighted the importance of getting your children under two vaccinated.
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Ayanna Likens

Free program helps older adults adjust to aging

Aging can come with some changes and challenges in our health, finances and quality of life, but there is a great resource that helps older adults adjust to some of those changes and thrive.
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Ted Barrett

GOP rejects against bill to study cannabis to help veterans

A group of Senate Republicans Wednesday unexpectedly rejected efforts to advance a bipartisan bill for clinical trials on the use of cannabis to treat veterans.
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Sandee LaMotte

Study finds potentially dangerous doses of melatonin, CBD found in sleep gummies

A new study suggests that some sleep gummies might contain 347% more melatonin than advertised on the label.
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Emily Ashcraft, and Katija Stjepovic, KSLTV

Utah doctors seeing more serious injuries from children falling out of windows

Intermountain Health doctors and parents of a girl who fell from a window are warning parents to only open windows 4 inches or use window locks to prevent such accidents.
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Ayanna Likens

Online resource helps students learn about physical and mental health

Teaching kids how to keep their bodies healthy is important, a program through SelectHealth now offers a fun way to learn about physical and mental health inside the classroom.
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Emily Ashcraft,

Idaho man is recovering from unique triple organ transplant at University of Utah Health

Jim Calentino was in an intensive care unit for almost six weeks waiting for the three organs he needed.
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Ayanna Likens

Staying safe during spring activities

After months of snow, most of us are ready to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. Whether you're playing a sport or hitting the trails - Intermountain Health says it's important to ease into it.
2 months ago
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Kyla Russell

Almost 90% of US mpox-related deaths were in Black men, nearly all had weakened immune systems, CDC reports

Almost 90% of mpox-related deaths in the United States were among Black men, and nearly all had weakened immune systems, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Zoe Sottile

Colorado students return to class amid investigation into possible bacterial meningitis deaths of two teachers

Classes at a Colorado high school have resumed after two teachers died over the weekend after experiencing symptoms of bacterial meningitis, according to school administrators.
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Ayanna Likens

Good Samaritan donates his kidney to a stranger

More than 100,000 people are waiting for an organ transplant in the United States. Utah's waitlist for all organs is up to 900, with nearly 600 of them waiting for a kidney.
2 months ago
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Sandee LaMotte

Sleep problems linked to fivefold rise in stroke risk, study says

Researchers found the more sleep problems you have, the greater the risk of stroke.
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Rebecca Bonne

Idaho to ban gender-affirming care for transgender youth

Idaho’s Republican governor has signed a bill criminalizing gender-affirming medical care for transgender youth starting next year.
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Peter Rosen

Pathmaker program aims to change the face of medicine

Many minorities are seriously underrepresented in the medical field, and a program at the Huntsman Cancer Institute aims to help change that.
2 months ago
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Jacqueline Howard

US health officials aim to ‘transform’ Alzheimer’s disease research with $300M data platform

The U.S. National Institute on Aging is moving forward with efforts to build a real-world Alzheimer's disease database as part of its aim to improve, support and conduct more dementia research.
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Tamara Vaifanua

Salt Lake County libraries offer free seeds to plant

In Tuesday's "Save more, worry less," some Utah libraries are making it easier for people to start their own gardens free of charge.
2 months ago
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Shawna Mizelle

Sen. Fetterman opens up about ‘downward spiral’ before receiving treatment for depression

Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman opened up about his struggle with depression during a candid interview with CBS News
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Courtney Orton

Utah boy overcoming the odds while living without kidneys

March is Kidney Awareness Month, and a St. George family is using it as an opportunity to help find their son, who is living with no kidneys, a much needed kidney.
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Brenda Goodman

CDC to warn some travelers to watch for Marburg virus symptoms

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sending personnel to Africa to help stop outbreaks of Marburg virus disease and urging travelers to certain countries to take precautions.
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Karah Brackin

How to prepare for upcoming spring allergy season

If you are sneezing and wheezing, you are not alone. Spring allergy season is on its way. Here's how you can prepare for it.
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